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Receptive Anal Sex


Updated January 26, 2014

Definition: Receptive anal sex is when someone is rectally penetrated during anal intercourse. A person who practices unprotected receptive anal sex may be at higher risk of certain STDs than the person who penetrates them, although that position is not without risk.
Also Known As: In gay relationships, the person who is penetrated during anal sex is often known as the bottom. The person who penetrates is known as the top

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