A government survey on the sexual experiences of young Americans found that oral sex is a common practice among U. According to the CDC survey, 28 percent of males age reported giving oral sex to a female and 40 percent reported receiving oral sex from a female. Among females aged , 30 percent report giving oral sex to a male, and 38 percent report receiving oral sex from a male. The CDC survey collected data on the sexual experiences of Americans aged More than 12, people were interviewed in person for the survey in Nearly half of to year-old males and females reported no sexual contact with another person. Most of their sexually active peers had had vaginal sex, but oral sex was also common.
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I stopped and looked at her, perplexed. La pipe is French slang for "fellatio. Anne, who was born and raised in Paris, went on to ask why it is that so many young Americans don't consider oral sex to be "real" sex. But it's so intimate! Parce que c'est" -— and here she switched from French to English so she could use an utterly apt turn of English phrase —- "in your face!
By Sean Braswell. From The Godfather to Deep Throat , which was bankrolled by the Colombo crime family, the world of organized crime had a major hand in bringing the blow job — taboo for centuries — back into the American mainstream in the early s. But, as Thaddeus Russell recounts in A Renegade History of the United States , oral sex was almost universally condemned as a sin from its earliest beginnings, and it really never made it off the brothel menu and into polite American society until well into the 20th century.