Skip navigation! Story from Sex. If you're someone who has a vagina and a clitoris, in theory it seems like the more stimulation and penetration you have, the better. But that's not necessarily how it works — plenty of people actually only enjoy clitoral stimulation without penetration. For these people, having an object penetrate them is often too distracting during sex, so they're not able to achieve orgasm, she says. If this sounds like you, it's completely normal, and it doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with your body.
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OK, we know everyone's minds are taken up with Christmas and snow and general seasonal festivities. This is the message behind Clitorosity, an art project run by year-old Laura Kingsley that is behind 92 chalk drawings of the female sex organ that have popped up around the world. A post shared by Clitorosity clitorosity. While Laura has always been present in person to oversee the drawings, there are over 80 people involved in brainstorming design ideas, colouring them in on the streets and engaging strangers in conversation about the murals. Researchers looking at this 'orgasm gap' concluded that lesbian women likely have a better understanding both of female anatomy and clitoral stimulation than heterosexual men. Kingsley decided to start Clitorosity a year ago after giving talks on her college campus about clitorises, and receiving lots of interest from people wanting to know more. Kingsley has amassed 6, followers on Instagram, where her posts receive hundreds of likes.
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It's important to know what you're working with down there, so grab a mirror, spread 'em, and check out the glans of the clitoris and the hood, says Amy Levine, sex coach and founder of Ignite Your Pleasure. This is helpful not just to explore different sensations and various types of touch with your sight as a guide, but because what you see affects how you get off. Turns out, size and location matter. Studies have shown that the bigger and closer to the vagina the clitoris is, the easier it is to orgasm.