clitoris clitoris  /klaɪ ˈtɔ rɪs/

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  • (n) a female sexual organ homologous to the penis

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  • Clueless and Clitorless

    Issues of compatibility, clitorises, and moral panic. by Dan Savage I'm a 23-year-old homo who came out one year ago. Life has done good and bad things to me. Good things include success in the intelligence lottery, a full ride to college, and now a job with a six-figure income.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on September 25, 2013     Source: East Bay Express

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  1. "I'm hoping that the use of this new word is part of the objection to only saying vagina since it doesn't include all of women's genitalia, for instance the clitoris, in the way that vulva does," Ms. Steinem said.
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Gloria Steinem Source: New York Times

  2. "The trick to achieving orgasm is to put pressure on your clitoris by rotating your pelvis during sex. Good positions for this are with the woman on top or with the man behind - and if you tighten your pelvic muscles, your orgasm will be more...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Tracey Cox Source: Sify

  3. "There is female genital mutilation that happens at the age of 5, 6 or 7 that is a sewing of the genitals and the cutting off of the clitoris to ensure that you are a virgin when you reach the age of marriage," Ali said. "It's justified in...
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Source: North Wind Online

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