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G spot
see G-Spot below
G-spot
named after Ernst Gräfenberg, is a small area in the genital area of women behind the pubic bone and surrounding the urethra.
gag
see Gag (BDSM)
gag (BDSM)
A gag is a device designed to prevent speech, or as a device to stop the subject from calling for help. The use of gags is commonly depicted in crime fiction, frequently with fetishistic connotations
John Gagnon (on Wikipedia) (born 1931)
is a pioneering sociologist of human sexualities who has written and edited some 15 books and over 100 articles.
galateism
Sexual attraction to statues (also see Pygmalion)
galactophilia
refers to a person achieving sexual arousal by breastfeeding or sucking on a female's breast
galactorrhea (on Wikipedia)
is the spontaneous flow of milk from the breast, unassociated with childbirth or nursing.
gamahuche
(From French gamahucher - possibly "going below the base) to perform oral sex, especially cunnilingus
gamahucheur
see gamahuche above
gamete
a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization (conception) in organisms that reproduce sexually.
gamete intra-fallopian transfer {GIFT)
a tool of assisted reproductive technology against infertility. Eggs are removed from a woman's ovaries, and placed in one of the Fallopian tubes to allow fertilization to take place inside the woman's uterus
gang bang
a situation in which either a woman or a man, has sexual intercourse with multiple partners in turn or at the same time
Gardnerella
see Gardnerella vaginalis below
Gardnerella vaginalis (on Wikipedia)
the predominant cause of bacterial vaginosis,
Gartner's duct
one of two vestigial closed ducts, each parallel to a uterine tube.
gas mask fetishism
sexual attraction to gas masks
Katharine Gates
author of Deviant Desires: Incredibly Strange Sex
gauge
System of grading thickness. The lower the number, the thicker the needle, wire or material.
gay
People who consider themselves sexually sttracted to members of the same gender
gay bathhouse
(also known as gay saunas or steam baths) are commercial bathhouses for men to have sex with other men. In gay slang in some regions these venues are also known colloquially as "the baths" or "the tubs."
gay beat
an area frequented by gay men and non-gay-identifying men who have sex with men MSM
gay cruising
the act of walking or driving about a locality in search of a sex partner MSM
gay liberation
movement of the late 1960s and early to mid-1970s urged lesbians and gay men to "come out", publicly revealing their sexuality to family
gay-bashing (on Wikipedia)
is verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressor to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual, including persons who are actually heterosexual or of non-specific or unknown sexual orientation.
gay-for-pay
a slang term accorded to male (and less frequently, female) actors, pornographic stars or sex workers who identify as heterosexual but are paid to act or perform gay professionally
gaydar
the intuitive ability to assess someone's sexual orientation as gay, bisexual, or straight.
geek code
is a series of letters and symbols used by self-described "geeks" to inform fellow geeks about their personality, appearance, interests, skills, and opinions
geisha
a traditional, female Japanese entertainer, whose skills include performing various Japanese arts, such as classical music and dance. Contrary to popular belief, geisha are not prostitutes.
gender
refers to the differences between men and women.
gender and sexuality studies (on Wikipedia)
  1. women's studies (concerning women, feminism, gender, and politics)
  2. men's studies, and
  3. LGBT studies.

Sometimes, gender studies is offered together with study of sexuality. These disciplines study gender and sexuality in the fields of literature, language, history, political science, sociology, anthropology, cinema, media studies, human development, law, and medicine. It also analyzes race, ethnicity, location, nationality, and disability

gender bender
an informal term used to refer to a person who actively transgresses, or "bends," expected gender roles
gender coding
combined genetic coding, hormonal coding, and social coding of a person's characteristics of body, mind, and/or behavior as either exclusively male, exclusively female, or nonexclusively androgynous, relative to a given, and in some instances arbitrary criterion standard
gender crosscoding
gender coding in which there is discordance between the natal anatomical sex and one or more of, in particular, the behavioral variables of male and female
gender dysphoria
a formal diagnosis used by psychologists and physicians to describe people who experience significant dysphoria (discontent) with the sex they were assigned at birth and/or the gender roles associated with that sex.
gender fluidity
the concept that gender can have ambiguity and fluidity
gender identity
a person's own sense of identification as male or female.
gender identity disorder
a condition in which a person has been assigned one gender on the basis of their sex at birth but identifies as belonging to another gender,
gender reassignment surgery (on Wikipedia)
a term for the surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that of the other sex.
gender role
defined as a set of perceived behavioural norms associated particularly with males or females, in a given social group or system.
gender threat
gender transposition
a term in linguistics to describe the substitution of a gendered personal pronoun for the other gendered form. When used to describe a woman, this would be using the pronounce his or him instead of her, and he instead of she. For men, it would be the reverse.
gendermap
A representation or template in the mind and brain synchronously depicting a detailed coding of one's gender identity/role as masculine, feminine or ambivalent
gene (on Wikipedia)
a molecular unit of heredity of a living organism.
genetic counseling
the process, by which patients or relatives, at risk of an inherited disorder, are advised of the consequences and nature of the disorder, the probability of developing or transmitting it, and the options open to them in management and family planning.
genetic sexual attraction
sexual attraction between close relatives, such as siblings or half-siblings, a parent and offspring, or first and second cousins, who first meet as adults.
genital
narrowly defined, is any of those anatomical parts of the body which are involved in sexual reproduction
genital anatomy
- (also see page on 'Sex organs')
genital bisection (on Wikipedia)
in males involves the splitting of the penis (and occasionally the scrotum as well). This still allows for erection, though often the two halves curve into each other, making insertion more difficult.
genital corpuscles
End-bulbs found in the penis and the clitoris
genital herpes
refers to a genital infection by Herpes simplex virus
genital insert
a switchable part of an anatomical model that allows an otherwise unisex anatomical model to represent an individual of either sex.
genital intercourse
see Sexual intercourse
genital kiss
see Oral sex
genital modification
permanent or temporary changes to human sex organs
genital mutilation
genital piercing
the practise of inserting needles under the skin
genital play
a common early childhood behavior of genital exploration distinct from autoerotic stimulation
genital retraction syndrome
a culture-specific syndrome in which an individual has an overpowering belief that his or her genitals (e.g., penis or female nipples) are retracting and will disappear
genital stage

{ the final stage in Freudian Psychosexual stages

genital stretching
the act of elongating the labia minora through manual manipulation (pulling) or physical equipment (such as weights).
genital tattooing (on Wikipedia)
is the practice of placing permanent marks under the skin of the genitals in the form of tattoos
genital tubercle (on Wikipedia)
a body of tissue present in the development of the urinary and reproductive organs.
genital wart (on Wikipedia)
symptoms of a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by some types of human papillomavirus (HPV).
genitalia
related to sexual organs
genitoerotic
Erotic feeling and activity specifically involving the genitals in imagery and/or practice.
genitofemoral nerve
a nerve that arises from the lumbar plexus and innervates the upper thigh and genital regions
genitourinary medicine
includes aspects of andrology, gynecology and urology. It is primarily related to medicine dealing with sexually transmitted diseases
genophobia (on Wikipedia)
is the physical or psychological fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse.
Genitorture
Sometimes used as a general term for pain games involving the genitals.
genotype (on Wikipedia)
the genetic makeup of a cell, an organism, or an individual
genuphallation {{saa Frottage)
The placement of a man's penis between another person's knees
gerbilling
an urban legend that describes a supposed sexual practice of inserting small live animals (usually gerbils but also mice, hamsters, rats and various other rodents) into the human rectum to obtain stimulation.
geriatric sexology
the systematic study of sexuality in the elderly
germ cell ovarian cancer (on Wikipedia)
a form of ovarian cancer
germ cell tumor (on Wikipedia)
a neoplasm derived from germ cells - can be cancerous or non-cancerous tumors.
German Society for Social-Scientific Sexuality Research (on Wikipedia)
a sexuality research and counselling organization
germinal epithelium (female) (on Wikipedia)
a layer of simple epithelial cells covering the ovary
gerontalism
impersonating an older person and being treated as one by a partner--one of the stigmatic/eligibilic paraphilias.
gerontology
the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
gerontophilia
refers to the sexual preference for the elderly
gestagen
a group of hormones including progesterone
gestation
the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside the female
get hitched]
{slang} to get married
GFE
ghost marriage
a marriage in which one or both parties are deceased
Giardia lamblia
a flagellated protozoan parasite that colonizes and reproduces in the small intestine, causing giardiasis.
giardiasis (on Wikipedia)
is a parasitic disease caused by Giardia lamblia. Symptoms include loss of appetite, diarrhea, hematuria (blood in urine), loose or watery stool, stomach cramps, upset stomach, projectile vomiting (uncommon), bloating, excessive gas, and burping (often sulfurous).
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (on Wikipedia) {GIFT}
Eggs are removed from a woman's ovaries, and placed in one of the Fallopian tubes, along with the man's sperm.
gigolo
a male escort or social companion who is supported by a woman in a continuing relationship
gimp mask
an icon of BDSM imagery, usually made from black leather, it is close-fitting and completely covers the head.
gimp suit
a garment designed to cover the body completely (usually including the hands and feet) and to be very close-fitting
Rolf Gindorf (on Wikipedia) (born 1939)
a German sexologist specializing in lesbian, LGBT and gay studies
girlfriend
a female partner with whom one is romantically and/or sexually involved
girlfriend experience
(commonly referred to as GFE) is a type of service a female sex worker offers which includes acting like a girlfriend to the client.
Gishiri cutting
posterior (or backward) cuts from the vagina into the perineum as an attempt to increase the vaginal outlet to relieve obstructed labour
giving head
see Oral sex
glabrousness
the technical term for an anatomically atypical lack of hair, down, or similar structures.
glamour photography
the photographing of a model to emphasize the model instead of the fashions or products endorsed.
glans
(Latin for "acorn") is a vascular structure located at the tip of the penis in men
glans clitoridis (on Wikipedia)
The clitoral glans (glans clitoridis) is an external portion of the clitoris.
Glans penis - (also see page on 'Sex organs')
The glans penis is the sensitive erectile head of the penis. It is also commonly referred to as the head of the penis, mushroom tip, fireman's helmet, or bell end (coarse slang), although this is not the proper medical terminology. It is wholly or partially covered by the foreskin, except when the foreskin is retracted, such as during sexual intercourse or masturbation while the penis is erect, or when the foreskin has been removed by circumcision.
glanuloplasty
plastic surgery carried out on a glans.
gliding action (on Wikipedia)
The term is used in some medical literature to describe the way the foreskin moves during sexual intercourse.
glory hole
a hole in a wall, or other partition, often between public lavatory stalls or adult video arcade booths for people to engage in sexual activity or observe the person in the next cubicle while one or both parties masturbate
glove fetishism
a sexual fetish where an individual is obsessed or fixated by wearing gloves on their hands, either on themselves or another person
glucocorticoids (on Wikipedia)
a class of steroid hormones that bind to the glucocorticoid receptor
GnRH (on Wikipedia) - Gonadotropin-releasing hormone
also known as Luteinizing-hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) and luliberin, is a trophic peptide hormone responsible for the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) from the anterior pituitary.
goddess worship
in BDSM, indicates body worship of a Mistress or Dominatrix
godemiche
An object that is shaped like and is used as a substitute for an erect penis.
going down on
the act of oral stimulation of one's own penis as a form of masturbation.
gokkun
a genre of Japanese adult video in which a woman consumes copious amounts of semen
gold-digger
slang for a greedy person (stereotypically a woman) who only dates (and subsequently marries) wealthy partners with the (typically) sole intention of being a beneficiary of said wealth.
golden enema
an enema using urine instead of water, and is usually performed by a man inserting his penis into the partner's anus or vagina, and then urinating
Golden Showers (or GS)
playing with urine for erotic purposes. (See Water Sports also). The sexual enjoyment of piss (urine) is officially known as urolagnia, and sometimes referred to as golden showers (GS), water sports (WS). Someone who likes drinking piss might describe himself or herself as thirsty. Fascination with piss is fairly common: it may be enjoyed for its own sake, but in a BDSM context it can be part of a degradation or humiliation scene.
Good Pain
Good pain and bad pain are terms used lightheartedly by BDSM practitioners, signifying that whilst BDSM may include an element (often quite pronounced) of consensual pain, there is a purpose to it, and some pain is consented to and accepted whilst other pain is not. "Good pain" is therefore pain that is mutually agreed, desired or permitted by the submissive partner to be experienced, and seen by them as of enjoyment or value.
gonad (on Wikipedia)
the organ that makes gametes.
gonadal dysgenesis
any congenital developmental disorder of the reproductive system characterized by a progressive loss of germ cells on the developing gonads of an embryo.[
gonadal steroid (on Wikipedia)
steroid hormones that interact with vertebrate androgen or estrogen receptors
gonadectomy
surgical removal of the gonad - circumcision
gonadostat
formed by analogy with thermostat, for the hypothetical mechanism whereby the hormonal secretions of the gonad (ovary or testis) regulate the secretions of pituitary and hypothalamic cells.
gonadotropin (on Wikipedia)
protein hormones secreted by gonadotrope cells of the anterior pituitary of vertebrates.
gonadotropin-releasing hormone
see GnRH above
gonococcus
a species of Gram-negative coffee bean-shaped bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea.
gonorrhea
(also colloquially known as the clap) is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The usual symptoms in men are burning with urination and penile discharge. Women, on the other hand, are asymptomatic half the time or have vaginal discharge and pelvic pain
gonorrhoea
see gonorrhea above
Good, giving and game
Goodell's sign
an indication of pregnancy - the softening of the vaginal portion of the cervix from increased vascularization.
Gor
A fictional planet, the venue for stories written by John Norman
Gorean Play
is stylized kind of play that is DS-like but with highly standardized customs. It is based on a series of science fiction novels about an imaginary planet called Gor in which females are all extremely deferential to males. A female slave (called a kajira) on the planet Gor is subject to the whims of any passing male according to some specific customs. Males are assumed to be dominant, also according to some specific roles. There are occasional roles available for those who cross gender assumptions; this is more common on IRC than in the books themselves. What differentiates Gorean play from D/s is that D/s does not involve any standardized rules applying to all submissives or all of any single gender or category of people. The rules of D/s are typically worked out in a highly customized manner between the partners.


Grope Box
A long, narrow, enclosed box, often made of wood, with many openings along its front and sides, into which a person may be placed and then groped or fondled by people outside the box. A person within a grope box is helpless to prevent the fondling and often cannot see the people doing the fondling.
gossypol (on Wikipedia)
a natural phenol derived from the cotton plant - it permeates cells and acts as an inhibitor for several dehydrogenase enzymes. Among other things, it has been tested as a male oral contraceptive in China
Regnier de Graaf (on Wikipedia) (1641 – 1673)
a Dutch physician and anatomist who made key discoveries in reproductive biology.
Graafian follicle (on Wikipedia)
an ovarian follicle
Granuloma inguinale
a bacterial disease characterized by ulcerative genital lesions.
granulosa cell tumor
tumors that arise from granulosa cells.
granulosa cells (on Wikipedia)
a somatic cell closely associated with the developing female gamete (called an oocyte or egg) in the ovary
gratification disorder
also known as "infantile masturbation", despite occurring in children as old as 10, or sometimes benign idiopathic infantile dyskinesia) is a form of masturbatory behavior that has often been mistaken for epilepsy, abdominal pain, and paroxysmal dystonia or dyskinesia
gravida
see gravidity
gravida 0 or nulligravida
having given birth to no children
gravida 1
having given birth to one child
gravidity
the number of times that a woman has given birth
Great Rite
In Wicca, the Great Rite is a form of sex magic that includes either ritual sexual intercourse or else a ritual symbolic representation of sexual intercourse. Most often it is performed by the High Priest and High Priestess, but other participants can be elected to perform the Rite
Greek marriage customs
grooming (child abuse) (on Wikipedia)
comprises actions deliberately undertaken with the aim of befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, to lower the child's inhibitions in preparation to sexually assault the child, or to exploit the child
grope box
A box with number of holes along the sides into which a bound person is place so people outside can insert their hands and play with the victim
groping
is touching or fondling another person in a sexual way using the hands
group marriage
a marriage-like arrangement between more than two people
group sex
sexual behaviour involving more than two participants at the same time
groupie
generally considered to be a devoted female fan of a band or musical performer
growth hormone
a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans
Gräfenberg spot
is a small area in the genital area of women behind the pubic bone and surrounding the urethra.
Ernst Gräfenberg (1881 - 1957)
a German-born physician (medical doctor) and scientist. He is known for developing the intrauterine device (IUD), and for his studies of the role of the woman's urethra in orgasm. The G-Spot is named after him.
guevedoce (on Wikipedia) (Spanish - "twelve eggs")
Individuals have normal male external genitalia, ambiguous genitalia, or normal female genitalia. They are born with male gonads, including testicles and Wolffian structures, but usually have female primary sex characteristics. As a consequence, they are often raised as girls,
guiche
see guiche piercing below
guiche piercing
a body piercing on the perineum, normally running perpendicular to the direction of the penis (lateral placements are possible) and more common in men than in women.
gukuna imishino
In Rwanda - Labia elongation by pulling on the inner labia
Sexual health clinic (on Wikipedia)
Sexual health clinics are also called "sexually transmitted disease" (STD) clinics, "sexually transmitted infection" (STI) clinics, "venereal disease" (VD) clinics, or "genitourinary medicine" (GUM) clinics.
Gunplay
The practice of including actual (or simulated) firearms into a scene.
Gymemimetophilia
Being sexually aroused by female impersonators
gynae
dealing with the health of the female reproductive system (uterus, vagina, and ovaries). Literally, outside medicine, it means "the science of women"
gynaecology
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases in women, esp. those of the genitourinary tract
gynandromorph
An organism having both male and female characteristics, especially an insect exhibiting a mixture of male and female tissues or sex organs.
gynandry
hermaphroditism. Also gynandry. — gynandroid,
gynecaeum (on Wikipedia)
the ovule and seed producing reproductive organ in flowering plants
gynecologic hemorrhage
represents excessive bleeding of the female reproductive system.
gynecology
alternate spelling of gynaecology
gynecomania
abnormal sexual desire for women
gynecomastia
the benign enlargement of breast tissue in males
gynecomimetic
A boy or man being a person manifesting the features or qualities of a female in bodily appearance, dress, and behavior. Specifically, a drag queen, which is the vernacular term for a male homosexual who lives in the role of a woman. He retains his male genitalia, even though he may take hormones to grow breasts.
gynemimesis
refers to a homosexual male who engages in female impersonation without sex reassignment
gynemimetophile
the practice of cross-dressing, which is wearing clothing traditionally associated with the opposite sex or gender.
gynemimetophilia
Attraction to transgender people is an enduring pattern of experiencing sexual or romantic[citation needed] feelings for transgender persons
Gynephilia (or gynophilia)
The romantic and/or sexual attraction to adult females
Gynophagia (literally "woman eating")
Sexual fetish involving fantasies of the cooking and consumption of human females.
gynophobia
an abnormal fear of women
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