often referred to simply as anal sex, anal intercourse is sexual activity that involves putting a penis into an anus. An estimated 90 of men who have sex with men and as many as 5 to 10 of. Anal sex is a bit of a taboo subject, despite the fact that its an increasingly popular sexual activity. As more couples explore this type of sex, understanding the risks, rewards, and proper. People who have anal sex can follow a few simple guidelines the anus doesnt make enough lubrication on its own for comfortable anal sex, so its important to use plenty of lube. Although anal sex and vaginal sex both often involve insertion, a transgender woman is, as is true of all people, never required to engage in any sex act at any time. And what are the affects of anal sex? No a womans anus is not connected to her reproductive system, so she cannot get pregnant from anal intercourse. However, like unprotected vaginal intercourse, unprotected anal intercourse is high risk for many sexually transmitted infections, including herpes, gonorrhea, hiv, and hepatitis. Anal sex is currently a hot topic of discussion for it is increasingly prevalent among young men and women, and older adults. 1 in 2007, a study based on the national survey of family growth (nsfg), found that one-third of u. 2 in the study, starting from the age 15, the percentage of participants reporting heterosexual anal sex. Some people can be lucky not to see the effects in thier lifetime. Others can suffer adverse effects like rectal prolapse, perforation which can go septic. It is always better to hear the information from your family physician.