Are Women’s Orgasms Hindered by Phallocentric Imperatives?

  title={Are Women’s Orgasms Hindered by Phallocentric Imperatives?},
  author={Malachi Willis and Kristen N. Jozkowski and Wen-Juo Lo and Stephanie A. Sanders},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
Women who have sex with women (WSW) are more likely to report experiencing an orgasm during partnered sex, compared to women who have sex with men (WSM). We investigated whether this difference can be partially accounted for by phallocentric imperatives—gendered sexual scripts that prioritize men’s sexual experience. For example, these imperatives emphasize vaginal-penile intercourse (i.e., the coital imperative) and men’s physical pleasure (i.e., the male orgasm imperative). We reasoned that a… 

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