Orgasms don't always come easy, but thanks to the wildly subjective nature of human pleasure, there are so, so many ways to reach that "O. Now, "different orgasms," doesn't really mean different types of climax, so much as different ways to evoke the sensation. Sheila Loanzon, M. The clitoris is a small, nerve-dense structure seated at the top of the vaginal opening, and serves no function other than to provide sexual pleasure. How to have a clitoral orgasm: First things first, you need to figure out if you prefer direct or indirect stimulation, which is to say, touching the clitoris itself, or through the labia and clitoral hood. Marin suggests rubbing it with your fingers rather than a sex toy at first, "going in a spiral type of shape around your clitoris.
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Introducing the O Project , an initiative by Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti and sexual wellbeing brand Smile Makers to dissolve the barriers surrounding female sexuality—specifically, female orgasms. After recruiting 22 women for the project, Alberti took four headshots of each of them before, during, and after they orgasmed. They masturbated using personal massagers, but everything below the waist was hidden from both the camera and the photographer. The women he used in his project come from all ethnicities and nationalities, some from traditionally conservative countries like China and Singapore. Alberti says his hope is that women across the globe can freely talk about orgasming without feeling embarrassed.
It's , and for some reason, female sexuality is still a highly taboo topic in many circles. Sure, you talk to your friends about it and read about it in magazines, but it's not like we're seeing photos of random women orgasming all across the Internet — until now, that is. Photographer Marcos Alberti, who gained fame recently for his " 3 Glasses Later " project, in which he photographed people after one, two, and three glasses of wine, recently started "The O Project," in which he photographs women before, during, and after orgasms. In nearly all of the photos, which you can scroll through on Alberti's website , the women look happier, more relaxed, and, in many cases, a little more red-cheeked in their final pictures than in their first, pre-orgasm ones.