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cropped-k-c-cave-come-again_small.jpgHow do I know that straight women overwhelming enjoy lesbian porn?

I read it on The Huffington Post (Why so many straight women watch lesbian porn, July 8).

A 2014 report from the free porn site Pornhub ,,, revealed that ‘lesbian’ was far and away the top viewed category among its female users, as well as the top search term — and women were 445 percent more likely than men to search for ‘girl on girl.’ Though the survey relied on Google analytic demographic stats and therefore did not capture users’ sexual orientation, the overwhelming popularity of those terms hints at a lot of straight women getting off on same-sex porn. So does the marked uptick in searches for ‘lesbian seduces straight girl,’ which increased by 328 percent between 2013 and 2014, according to PornHub’s internal data.”

My question: Does this parallel with erotica, which, according to accepted wisdom, has mostly women readers? I have no idea (and doubt if anyone does). But lesbian erotica is not a bestselling category. So probably not.

Read down in the article and you’ll some rationale for why women like to watch women making love (and, presumably, masturbate; I do!).

First, “much of the appeal of same-sex porn has little to do with potentially complex questions of sexual fantasy and fluidity, and more to do with the simple fact that much of the lesbian porn that’s out there tends to give more air time to acts that actually get women off.”

Foreplay, in other words. “If heterosexual porn provided more of what these women were looking for — foreplay, oral sex and women who seem to be actually orgasming rather than just shrieking theatrically — they might be more interested…”

Yep. The other reason? With an emphasis on non-penetrative sex (for the most part), women find lesbian porn sexier. “Lesbian porn provides the best approximation of what [a woman] actually craves in her real life: A sense of genuine enjoyment. A skilled partner.”

Now I’ll add my opinion: Watching two women make love is just plain sexier. Women are sexier. Women are beautiful. That’s why, with a few exceptions, the pictures on my website are of nude women (many of them having lesbian sex).