The Orion

Oral sex: The land of inequality

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Emma Vidak-Benjamin

October 18, 2015

When it comes to oral sex, I think it’s safe to say that men and women are held to different expectations and pressures in bed. As a girl, I’ve felt a little shortchanged, and I don’t see an equal amount of giving and receiving surrounding oral sex.Reflecting on my sexual experiences, I can recall getting...

The O-Face: The gift of giving head

Michael Karp

Michael Karp

April 8, 2014

I view oral sex as a gift to my partner. Besides the emotional satisfaction of giving pleasure, and in extenuating circumstances like 69, it’s done without any pleasure of my own. I used to view giving oral like a hassle or a task. It can be tiring, messy. There might be cramping involved. I als...

The O-Face: Oral sex

The O-Face: Oral sex

Chantal Richards

December 3, 2013

Sometimes I just want to put things in my mouth. There are a lot of varieties of oral sex, which I have narrowed down to the top three most common. Blow jobs To spit or to swallow? That is the question on most peoples’ minds before they get a mouthful of cum. Swallowing has its benefits, of cou...

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