O ver the years, Karen, 35, has established exactly what she likes when it comes to online porn. Three or four times a week, she goes in search of new videos in some of her favorite categories -- Big breast play. They were in bed, kissing and fondling each other. There is little good data on how many self-identified straight women regularly watch woman-on-woman porn, but what evidence is available suggests Karen is hardly alone. So does the marked uptick in searches for "lesbian seduces straight girl," which increased by percent between and , according to PornHub's internal data. Straight women are looking at lesbian porn. The industry appears to be taking notice. PornHub estimates that 7 percent of its videos are in the lesbian category, making it the site's most popular category overall, Corey Price, the site's vice president explained in an e-mail to The Huffington Post. F or many women, same-sex porn provides an opportunity to imagine what it might be like to be with another woman, even if they consider themselves on the strictly heterosexual end of the Kinsey scale. For them, lesbian pornography -- which for purposes of this article simply refers to porn starring two or more women, not porn that is necessarily geared toward lesbian or bisexual women or even features actors who identify as queer themselves -- is purely a fantasy, not a desire they want to act on.
When it comes to porn, thousands of women choose to watch lesbian or gay male porn over straight porn. But why is that? There are a many reasons straight women gravitate towards lesbian porn, and the research is there to prove it. Straight women are looking at lesbian porn. So if now that we know it is statistically proven, what is it about lesbian porn that attracts women of all kinds? They can also be degrading or violent towards the woman, which can really take us out of the groove. In lesbian porn, the focus is usually more romantic and female focused. Sex therapist Megan Fleming Ph. Many women also love lesbian porn because they are watching two familiar bodies.
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You identity as a straight woman—but enjoy lesbian porn. So, if you identify as straight, why the attraction to same-sex porn? In fact, lots of women develop a healthy and consistent self-pleasure practice —aka a masturbation routine—from watching same-sex porn. Girl-on-girl porn could help you get there. It could signal the beginning of your journey into experimentation—in which case, relax and happy travels! Turns out, women tend to have more erotic plasticity. In a study conducted at Northwestern University and the Center for Addiction and Mental Health, researchers found that straight women experienced arousal from both male and female sexual stimuli straight men in the study were more aroused by female than male stimuli.
Nica Noelle en el set con el actor porno Brendan Patrick. After working for years in the lesbian and straight porn industry, feminist porn producer and director Nica Noelle is one of few women to venture into the world of gay porn. And she's one of fewer still to see the level of success she's achieved there, too.