Oral sex , sometimes referred to as oral intercourse , is sexual activity involving the stimulation of the genitalia of a person by another person using the mouth including the lips, tongue, or teeth and the throat. Cunnilingus is oral sex performed on the vulva or vagina , while fellatio is oral sex performed on the penis. Oral sex may be performed as foreplay to incite sexual arousal before other sexual activities such as vaginal or anal intercourse ,   or as an erotic and physically intimate act in its own right. However, the transmission risk for oral sex, especially HIV transmission, is significantly lower than for vaginal or anal sex. Oral sex is often regarded as taboo ,  but most countries do not have laws which ban the practice.
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A defendant has denied possessing an illegal, extreme pornographic image of a man performing oral sex with a fish. Ms McDaid added that it is claimed there was footage of oral penetration of a live fish by a male on the phone which she claimed is classed as extreme pornography. Mr Mullen pleaded not guilty to possessing an extreme pornographic image which portrayed, in an explicit and realistic way, a person performing oral sex with a live a animal, namely a fish, and which was grossly offensive, disgusting or otherwise of an obscene character. The court heard that the footage in question is a video image lasting about ten seconds that will be served at the trial.
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Oral sex was formerly a social and sexual taboo considering that previous prevailing notion in the United States was that sexual behavior as a whole should be solely for procreation. Regardless of age and race, men tend to have a higher number of oral sexual partners over their lifetimes than women. According recent studies based in the United States, however, there is little to no gender difference in the prevalence of oral sex, indicating that males and females give and receive oral sex at about the same rate. Age is a significant predictor for frequency of oral sex between partners. Though the majority of people have engaged in oral sex overall, as age increases the likelihood that an individual has ever performed oral sex decreases. Of the Race also plays a role in oral sex demographics.
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