Oral rights

This is turning out to be a real good-news kind of day for women. Here's the Washington Post bearing glad tidings that teenage boys are willing to give as good as they get:

Slightly more than half of American teenagers ages 15 to 19 have engaged in oral sex, with females and males reporting similar levels of experience, according to the most comprehensive national survey of sexual behaviors ever released by the federal government. ...
Several leaders of organizations that study or work with youth expressed surprise at the level of girls' participation. "You assume that females are more likely to give, males more likely to receive," said Jennifer Manlove, who directs fertility research for the organization Child Trends. "We were surprised that the percentages were similar."
A report by the center nine months ago, based on the same survey, showed that slightly more girls than boys have intercourse before they turn 20. In addition, other national data indicate that the proportion of high school girls who have one-night stands, as well as nonromantic sexual relationships, equals boys.
"This is a point of major social transition," James Wagoner, president of Advocates for Youth, a reproductive health organization, said yesterday. "The data are now coming out and roiling the idea that boys are the hunters and young girls are the prey. It absolutely defies the stereotype." [LINK]
But here's my question: do we still respect him in the morning?

Footnote to Jerry Falwell: one in four virgin teens has engaged in oral sex. Guess you'll have to just find a way to work cunnilingus into your next sermon. Perhaps something about speaking with tongues?

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