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How I know squirting is real (and also not pee) / Hey Epiphora

Written by Piph of Hey Epiphora.  Originally published January 10th, 2015.

“So I was interviewed for a piece about female ejaculation/squirting for Fusion recently. The article finally went live, and lo and behold, I’m not mentioned at all because some new bullshit study came out that had to trump everything.

I don’t want to go into the study too much, but I will say that its findings go against several other studies which have previously shown that ejaculate contains zero or low levels of urea and creatinine. Its findings also go against several thousand million vagina-owners, including myself, who have reported that the stuff they ejaculate does not look, smell, or taste like pee. Also, WHO FUCKING CARES what the chemical make-up of the ejaculate is?! Are we trying to “prove” it’s pee so we can keep shaming people for doing it? Cool story, researchers.

Missing from many reports of this study, including the article I was interviewed for, is first-hand information from people who actually squirt — not porn stars who fake it or scientists armed with ultrasound machines. Therefore, I have enacted a hashtag, #notpee, where I’m encouraging folks to share their experiences of ejaculation…

I often find myself holding my breath when I’m about to squirt. The moment of squirting feels overwhelming; I can feel the ejaculate rushing out of me, sometimes splashing my legs or seeping into the towel beneath me. It’s completely different from clitoral stimulation or a clitoral orgasm — not better, just different. It’s more amorphous, with no definite start or end to the orgasmic feeling. If I keep thrusting, I can prolong it — but at some point, my arm gets tired.

But does it feel like peeing the bed? No, because it isn’t. Several studies have shown that the fluid contains very little urine, and in fact contains some markers similar to those found in prostatic fluid (produced by the prostate). Some sex educators say that it’s not actually possible to pee when aroused, and we know this to be true at least for people with penises. So it’s all psychological. If you believe the fluid is pee, it may “feel” like peeing the bed. But it shouldn’t, because it’s not pee.”

Read the rest here.

Agree that female ejaculation (which, btw, was banned in British porn) is most definitely #notpee? Check out the rest of Piph’s piece here and then comment below with your thoughts! Or, if you’re feeling frisky, maybe even submit your own #realworldsex video with some super hot squirting…or as we like to say, gushing.


3 Responses to “How I know squirting is real (and also not pee) / Hey Epiphora”

  1. Kayla Lords

    It is DEFINITELY #notpee! And makes me so mad that this study is getting any traction. I didn’t have a full orgasm until I was 32 because I thought I was going to pee on myself (thanks to the sensations orgasm just before I squirt). If I had seen an article like this, I might NEVER have orgasms like I do that because I was that worried about it. If I felt that way, I have no doubt there’s some woman, some where, right now who is holding back or going without because of this. And it ticks me off. Grrrr. :-/

  2. Bobbie Morgan

    Ditto Kayla. It’s #notpee. I ran a link to that dubious research finding in my Sex Stories We Love article that appeared in Kinkly ( today. I was as objective as i could be about it but only for the sake of getting people to talk about it. However, in my experience, female ejaculation is exactly the way Epiphora described.

    Here are some links that I’ve written about that topic.

    I would love to share a squirting video on MLNP, but it’s something that’s very spontaneous and I can’t do it on demand. It’s just one of those random happy incidences between Parrot99 and I.


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