Snowballing (sexual practice)
Snowballing is the human sexual practice in which one person takes another person's semen into his or her mouth and then "swaps" or passes it to the mouth of the other, or a third person, usually through kissing.
The term was originally used only by homosexuals. Researchers who surveyed over 1200 gay or bisexual men at New York LGBT community events in 2004 found that around 20% said they had one or more times engaged in snowballing. In heterosexual couples, a woman who has performed fellatio may afterwards return the semen to her partner's mouth, mixed with saliva; the couple may then exchange the fluid several times, causing its volume to increase (hence "snowballing"). Many heterosexual men are uncomfortable with the practice.
Use of the term in popular culture
- Kevin Smith's film, Clerks, in which the character of Willam Black is nicknamed "Snowball" because he enjoys the practice.
- Julia Roberts character in Stepmom uses the term (incorrectly identifying it as "snowblowing") while talking to her future stepdaughter. Roberts tells her future stepdaughter to insult a boy at school who previously humiliated her, that she doesn't waste her time with "losers who don't even know what snowblowing is."
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- ^ Grov, Christian; Jeffrey T. Parsons, and David S. Bimbi (August 2010). "Sexual Compulsivity and Sexual Risk in Gay and Bisexual Men". Archives of Sexual Behavior (Springer Netherlands) 39 (4): 940–9. doi:10.1007/s10508-009-9483-9. ISSN 1573-2800. PMC 2890042. PMID 19308715. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pmcentrez&artid=2890042.
- ^ Columbus, Chris (director and producer); Roberts, Julia (actress) (1998). Stepmom (Motion picture). 1942 Pictures.
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