So That’s What We’re Celebrating Today

Today is the International Day of the Female Orgasm.

The holiday apparently originated in the northeast town of Esperantina [Brasil] in 2007 when councilman Arimateio Dantas wanted to repay the “sexual debt” he owed his wife, according to Azteca Noticias, so he decided to dedicate the day to the female orgasm. The holiday is celebrated in Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Peru and Norway. The female orgasm has been plagued with stigma and taboo, so an international day to recognize the “maximum expression” can, in theory, help women explore their sexuality in a way that is culturally acceptable.

The more you know . . . .

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