We want to change that.

In our observational cannabis and female orgasm study, only 23% of women who had difficulty orgasming had “other sexual issues”.

Our study showed women with difficulty orgasming have different sexual issues than women without difficulty.

For example, the number one sexual complaint for women with difficulty orgasming was pain during sex.

The number one sexual issue for women without difficulty was low desire… which by the way, has become the number one sexual complaint of women in terms of the media…

…but it’s not accurate since 50% of the women have difficulty orgasming.

Female Orgasm Research Institute’s

Purpose and Approach

Identify the Problem

Build social awareness to the enormity of the problem of women experiencing orgasmic difficulties.

Identify the Solution

Identify research that shows what helps women experience pleasure and orgasm.

Recognize Scientific Progress

Identify women’s rights to benefit from scientific progress.

Facilitate law advocacy and social change

Facilitate public policy initiatives and social change.

Female Orgasm Research Institute’s


The range and variety of women presenting with orgasmic complaints are so great that it is not always clear from the outset what treatment intervention will be most useful.
Cosmopolitan Magazine surveyed over 2,300 women aged 18-40 in an online poll about the female orgasm. The majority of respondents (67 percent) said they have faked an orgasm with a partner. Women also reported that their partners orgasmed 95 percent of the time..
According to a large-scale survey of American adults, women have about one orgasm for every three a man enjoys. We call this the Orgasm Gap. 
More and more studies are shedding light on the “Orgasm Gap,” which refers to how men orgasm during sex more frequently than women.

While 95% of heterosexual men reported that they usually or always orgasmed during sexually intimate moments, just 65% of heterosexual women did.

Among patients in an American outpatient gynecological clinic and a UK general practice clinic, 29% and 23% of women reported orgasmic difficulties.

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