Anal sex is when a person puts their penis into another person's anus (the hole where the stool comes out). When a person gives anal sex, this position is called top (penetrative). When a person receives anal sex, this position is called bottom (receptive). When a person does both, this is called verse.
Anal sex or anal play can be done with fingers or the mouth. Sex toys, like vibrators, dildos, and butt plugs, can also be used during anal play.
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Current as of: May 21, 2021
Author: Sexual and Reproductive Health, Alberta Health Services
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