Citing a trio of recent studies, a report in The Guardian links better sex with being a lesbian.
Two of the three studies include sexual demographics that clearly point to an overall better sexual experience for women who have sex with women.
In one case, a study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine from 2014 discovered that lesbians were likely to reach climax, with 75% of lesbians orgasming, versus 61% of straight women.
Both straight and gay men fared similarly, with 86% and 85% reaching climax, respectively.
A 2017 study from the Kinsey Institute backs this up. This one shows that lesbians were 86% likely to climax, versus only 65% of straight women. Bisexual women fared only slightly better than their straight counterparts, with 66% of them reaching orgasm.
This study covered a substantially large sample size of 53,000 Americans.
One notable piece of information; women also said they were more likely to orgasm if there was deep kissing, mutual masturbation, and/or oral sex in addition to simply vaginal intercourse.
As Australian sexual health therapist Matty Silver, quoted in the piece, said, “There are many men who believe they can give their partners an orgasm by just having intercourse. That only happens for 20% of all women.”
“They often need clitoral stimulation, or oral sex, for it to happen. It is one of the reasons that many heterosexual women fake their orgasm,” Silver added.
The Kinsey Institute’s research showed that some 95% of straight men, unlike their female counterparts, achieved orgasm, while 89% of gay men and 88% of bisexual men also succeeded in same.
A third study conducted by Health England presented in the piece showed that half of those surveyed between the ages of 25-35 did not seem to enjoy their sex lives. Unfortunately, that study did not break down its information based on sexual orientation.
The overall conclusion is that lesbian women are seeing more sexual pleasure because they understand each other’s bodies and interests better — and know where the clitoris is.