But like most things involving sex, many people are loath to talk about the mechanics of it. Just look at how freaked out folks got when Teen Vogue published an explainer on the ins and outs of anal sex in An anal fissure is a small cut in the thin, sensitive tissue that lines the anus.
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Just a few decades ago , outside of queer circles, it was seen as a taboo act that only about a tenth of men and a quarter of women would cop to researchers to having tried at least once. Now, anal is a fixture of mainstream pop, not to mention porn, culture. In truth, not many hetero men or women try it, much less on the reg. CDC data shows about a third of hetero women have ever tried anal; the number who regularly engage in it is unclear, but likely much lower. Data on hetero men experimenting with anal stimulation is hard to find, although prostate massager sales have grown rapidly of late and some reporting indicates rising interest.
Adult performers rely on their bodies for their livelihood, so they tend to take very good care of them. We spoke to adult entertainment insiders about how the professionals maintain their sexual health—and how you can, too. The more you do it, the less frightening it becomes. And porn stars know—they do it all the time. And even among performers who aren't working in PASS, there is a "common courtesy and unwritten law" of a day testing period, according to adult performer Brett Rossi. For the most part, every performer in the industry has been tested for trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B or C, syphilis, or HIV within two weeks of going on camera. A lot of STIs don't show any symptoms , or lie dormant for long periods of time between tests. Because they know all of this, some porn performers test even more frequently than the PASS system requires. Those tests can be expensive, and not all doctors are able to use them.