Findings show diverse sexual tastes around the globe.
Many people think pornography is mostly popular among men, but that view misses the bigger picture.
In fact, research shows women are also regular consumers of adult content. Media powerhouse Oprah Winfrey even brought the subject to the masses when her popular talk show was still on the air. She and her guests discussed ways women could make their love lives more satisfying.
And you guessed it! One suggestion was viewing pornography.
Insights from Pornhub
Popular adult streaming site Pornhub has released its own eye-opening findings on “porn for women” [NSFW] search trends. They reveal eclectic tastes and trends from women both nationally or globally.
Some results are what you could expect such as lesbian pornography is popular among women globally. Regionally, Japanese and Chinese women seem to enjoy viewing and discussing hentai, which opens the door for love life tips and similar titbits to be shared on adult content for women.
Hentai, in the South East Asian region, is known to stand for pornography depicted by anime or manga comic characters. In the Japanese language, it stands for any perverse or bizarre form of sexual desire or act.
Searches for well-endowed males, on the other hand, is more popular in countries like Madagascar, Somalia, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan. Statistics, however, show that most women are not into large men—which may be comforting information for some men.
On the Western part of the globe, searches for girls kissing girls is the most sought-after category of them all. That is an interesting insight on women’s viewing habits of pornography, since this group includes many women who identify as straight.
US search trends
Looking at trends in the United States more closely, a richer picture of erotic interests among women begins to emerge.
Pornhub’s study revealed ladies living in different states have varying search habits.
For instance, “bondage” is a very popular search term in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. Surprisingly, perhaps, results also show that women in Washington state and keen to find Hentai-related pornography.
If we take a deeper look at the trends seen among women in the US, we also see womenlike to explore “female-friendly” pornography and the word “ebony” is often a keyword incorporated into their searches. This word, as found in many searches in the southern states, shores up results on lovemaking involving women of color.
Another potential surprise is the searches for “teen sex” searches are also high among women. Other popular search terms include “big tits”, “threesome” as well as “bondage.”
These intriguingfindings show women are exploring a range of sexual interests online. Themotivating factors vary. from women viewing content in order to satisfythemselves orto gaintips on how to pleasure their partners.
Visual stimulation is an obvious explanation for why anyone would seek out pornography. While it is commonly accepted that men are aroused visually, these findings indicate that women also enjoy seeing steamy sex actions unfold.
Image sources: Pornhub [NSFW], Gabriel Matula