Bringing up the rear

Sex experts think that more straight men are exploring a formerly taboo hot spot. We try to get to the bottom of it

By Tracy Clark-Flory
Published March 27, 2011 12:01AM (EDT)

I was sitting around the fire pit in my backyard with a handful of straight male friends when drunken conversation inevitably turned to sex. The perverted powwow officially began when one friend, let's call him Freddy, announced something to the effect of, "Having your prostate milked is awesome."

I nearly choked on my beer. Someone else chimed in: "It's the male g-spot." Another head nodded. A female friend walked into our circle at that moment and nonchalantly volunteered: "Yeah, my ex-boyfriend liked me to stick a finger in his butt."

Well, then. It wasn't the first time I'd heard young heterosexual men talking about being on the receiving end of a wandering finger, or female friends dishing on their male partners' self-directed anal fixation, but the consensus in the room was startling nonetheless. For perhaps the first time in my life, I felt lik...

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