For the longest time I thought my oversized clitoris was wrong, abnormal and gross. The only organ in my body whose sole purpose was sexual pleasure was the thing bringing me the most displeasure. When I was a preteen, part of me thought I might be intersex. All I saw was tiny, almost nonexistent and neatly tucked clits that looked nothing like mine.
I am fifty and a lesbian. I have had a pretty active sex life for the last thirty years, including a couple of long-term relationships. For the last three years, I've been with a woman I love very much. We have amazing sexual chemistry — by far the best I have experienced. For the last two years, I have noticed that my clitoris is getting bigger. Not trans-man-takes-testosterone big, but substantially bigger than it has ever been. I thought it was due to a big increase in sexual excitement, but it soon became clear that the enlargement was a permanent thing. It gets much more erect than it used to and often throbs or twitches after I come. No one's complaining.
When females are more "male" than males
T his month, pupils across France will be able to use the first full-size anatomical model of a clitoris in their sex education classes. Considering all the technological, medical and scientific achievements humans have made, this seems to have taken a long time. The distribution of this model has been possible due to 3D printing technology ; but even three-dimensional MRI scans, which previously produced the most accurate representations of the clitoris, only became available in But it was worth the wait. Well, decide for yourself. The popular opinion seems to be that the 3D printed clitoris resembles a wishbone. To my eyes, it also fittingly resembles a fleur-de-lys, or, to use a more contemporary example, a tulip emoji. But the important thing is that it debunks myths that have repressed female sexuality for centuries. We can now clearly see that the clitoris includes two shafts crura which are actually about 10cm long. Not only can we visualise that the clitoris is more than what the eye perceives; with the visual model we can also now get a mental image of how it encircles the vagina , making penetrative sex potentially orgasmic.
Can't resist amandapalmer pic. Wolf will settle for a world with equality on toilet walls, where there are as many clitorises graffitied as penises. And now that the giant, golden clitoris has got your attention, here are 10 facts Wolf wants you to know. Mostly invisible below the surface, wrapping around the vaginal tunnel and extending out towards the thighs. A clitoris is made up of 18 distinct parts — a mixture of erectile tissue, muscle and nerves.