COMMON SEXUAL TERMS

analingus
stimulation of the anus with the mouth
areola
the dark ring of skin surrounding the nipple
bestiality
sex with animals
bisexual
a person who is sexually or romantically attracted to both sexes
blue balls
inflammation of the epididymis
circumcision
the surgical procedure of removing the foreskin of the penis
clitoris
the most sensitive external female sex organ, located near the top of the vulva
condom
a sheath of latex, plastic, or animal skin worn over the penis to prevent sperm ejaculating into the vagina to prevent pregnancy or the transmission of disease
cunnilingus
stimulation of the vulva with the mouth
dental dam
a piece of latex placed over the vulva during cunnilingus to protect both partners from STDs
diaphragm
a dome-shaped cap of rubber designed to cover the cervical opening and prevent sperm from entering the cervix
dildo
an artificial penis used in sexual activity.
felching
consuming the resultant semen after anal sex.
fellatio
stimulation of the penis with the mouth
fisting
inserting a whole hand into either the vagina or the anus
foreskin
skin covering the head of the penis in uncircumsized men
frottage
sexual pleasure from rubbing against another person
gerbiling
an activity of Urban Legend status involving the insertion of a gerbil or similarly-sized rodent into the anus
heterosexual
a person who is sexually or romantically attracted only to the opposite sex
homosexual
a person who is sexually or romantically attracted only to the same sex
hymen
any tissue that partly or completely covers the vaginal opening
incest
sexual intercourse between closely related persons
IUD
intrauterine device, a method of birth control
labia
external folds of flesh of the vulva.
labia majora
the thicker, outside labia
labia minora
the inner labia
lesbian
a homosexual woman
mons
mons veneris; the mound of flesh located above the vagina
obsex
Obligated Sexual Comment/Reference; inserted at the end of some posts which otherwise have very little to do with sex
prostitution
exchange of money for sexual favors
rape
sexual activity forced upon someone unwilling or unable to give consent
rimming
see analingus
safeword
the code phrase or word used in any sort of B&D/S&M activity that really means "Stop NOW."
scat
sex involving involving feces
sodomy
often simply refers to anal sex; however, the actual dictionary definition includes anything considered "unnatural or deviate sexual intercourse" which may include everything from oral sex to sex between partners of the same gender
swinging
consensual sex involving the exchange of marital partners for sexual purposes
transvestite
an individual who is sexually or emotionally stimulated or satisfied by dressing in clothing of the opposite sex
vibrator
an electrically driven machine that vibrates
vulva
collective term referring to a woman's external genitalia
water sports
sex involving urine or urination
zoophilia
see bestiality

COMMON ACRONYMS

:) :-)
smiley, indicates humor or sarcasm (many variation exist)
69
mutual oral sex
ASB
alt.sex.bondage
ASW
alt.sex.wizards
ASS
alt.sex.stories
ASSD
alt.sex.stories.d
APBE
alt.pictures.binaries.erotica
B&D
bondage and discipline (consensual)
BDSM
Bondage/Discipline/Sadism/Masochism; a generic term
BTW
by the way
D&S
Dominance and Submission
FAQ
frequently asked/answered question;
IMHO
in my humble/honest opinion
IMNSHO
in my not so humble opinion
LJBF
let's just be friends
MOTAS
member of the appropriate sex
MOTOS
member of the opposite sex
MOTSS
member of the same sex
S&M, S/M
sadism and masochism or sadomasochism
SO
significant other
STD
sexually transmitted disease


Elf Sternberg <elf@halcyon.com>

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