Top definition. A Lesbian sex act where two partners interlock their spread legs like two pairs of scissors and grind their vulvae together to stimulate each other's clitoris to orgasm. Also called tribadismthe practice has many colloquialisms.
At the time, I was working for a primarily heterosexual digital media company. It was mostly a blast. I know.
Here are some of those things:. Has anyone ever actually orgasmed from scissoring? Scissoring is my favorite sexual act, which means I must not really exist. Do people actually scissor?
The first time I saw scissoring happen was in porn for straight men. Yes, the porn was two women getting freaky, but before these gay-for-pay lesbians got to the main event, they decided to wrestle each other and then assume the appropriate lesbian sex position. It was unbelievably hot.
That's just something you see in porn. Ugh, gross! I was sitting in a dark, loud bar when I overheard this conversation between two serious-looking, button-down-clad lesbians.
This may involve female-to-female genital contact or a female rubbing her vulva against her partner's thigh, stomach, buttocks, arm, or other body part excluding the mouth. The term tribadism is usually used in the context of lesbian sexand originally encompassed societal beliefs about women's capability of being penetrative sexual partners. It may also involve vaginal penetration by use of the fingersa dildo or double penetration dildo  or refer to a masturbation technique in which a woman rubs her vulva against an inanimate object such as a bolster to achieve orgasm.
A more academic term for lesbian scissoringor simply scissoringis tribadismshortened to tribbing and documented in the s. The term was popularized by the electroclash band, The Scissor Sisters, who formed in the gay club scene in in New York City. Scissoring further spread into the mainstream thanks to prominent references on popular TV shows like Glee and South Park. A episode of South Park featured a scissoring scene with a character, Mr.
My most memorable scissoring experience went a little something like this: my girlfriend and I took a trip to New York after a few hectic weeks. Until our trip, our sex life consisted of us falling asleep mid-cowgirl. To prep for our trip, I watched a lot of porn to dream up ideas of everything we could possibly want to try.