- Sexual penetration
Sexual penetration is the
penetrationof a bodily orifice, such as the vagina, anusor mouth, with a body part or another object, as part of a sexual activity.
penisis used to penetrate the vaginaor anus, it is called sexual intercourse(vaginal or anal intercourse). Penetration of the mouth with the penis is called fellatio. If one or more fingers are used this is called digital penetration. Penetration of an orifice can also be done with an object, such as a dildo, vibratoror other sex toy. Penetration with the tongue is also possible.
spinal cord injuries, and other diseases and disorders that result in a loss of sensationat the extremities or torso sometimes consider penetration of the mouth or earwith the tongueor fingersto be forms of sexual penetration.
When sexual penetration takes place without the
consentof one of the parties, it constitutes the crime of rapeor sexual assault. The terms are most frequently used in relation to forced penetration of the vagina or anus by the penis, but they can also refer to other forms of sexual penetration.
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