Sex Dictionary

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Y Chromosome
The genetic material that transmits the information necessary to make a male. The Y chromosome can be found in one-half of the man's sperm cells. When an X and a Y chromosome combine, the baby will be a boy. See also X Chromosome.

Yab-Yum
In tantra, an asana (position) in which woman sits astride facing her partner; chakras are aligned, alternate breath can accompany this posture, a.k.a. "yogananda" or the position of the cosmic spiral.

YAG
Gay.

Yang
In Tantra and eastern philosophies, the active, quick, firm, masculine or technical energy.

Yaoi
Japanese erotic anime (cartoons) that focus on male-on-male sexuality.

Yeast Infection
A fungal infection of the vagina.

Yin
In Trantra and eastern philosophies, the receptive, gentle, soft sensuality, feminine or intuitive energy.

Yogini
Female tantric practitioner.

Yoni
Sanskrit term used in Tantra. The vagina. A woman's sacred temple; ring like symbol of Shakti or female power

Yoni worship
Worship of the female genitals

Yoshiwara
Japanese prostitutes