38 – The G-spot is Not a Spot

You likely have heard of the Grafenberg spot, or G-spot, as it is more commonly known. The G-spot has had some pretty good PR since it was named in the 1980s, and it has really become a household name. But what if I told you, there is actually no such thing! A combination of misunderstanding the bodies of people with vulvas and the continued influence of Freudian ideas about orgasms has led to a bit of an obsession about the G-spot. On this episode of Do We Know Things?, I will explore the history of the G-spot, explain why it’s not a thing, and tell you about my own G-spot phobia.

 

Anatomy! What do we know? Do We Know Things? Let’s find out!

 

Links mentioned in this episode

 

Cosmo https://www.cosmopolitan.com/interactive/a32037401/g-spot-not-real/

 

Script for this episode: https://www.doweknowthings.com/episodes

Hosted by Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton, psychology professor and sex educator.

Music and editing Jeremy Dahl https://www.palebluedot.ca/

Script assistance by Matt Tunnacliffe

 


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