Eight women discuss masturbation, still don't know what to call it

There hasn't been a good word for female masturbation [yet] because it hasn't been made mainstream, yet.

So says Alise, one of eight women interviewed by Refinery29 about masturbation and what they call it.

Men have a host of terms to describe self-pleasure including jerking it off, jacking off, spanking the monkey, shaking the sausage and choking the chicken - women, meanwhile, don't enjoy such a vast range. And for reasons the gif below makes clear, jerking off can't really apply to both sexes.

Our favourite suggestion of them all comes from Lesly:

I thought about maybe calling it 'I'm going to visit my bat cave and say hi to Michael Keaton' but I thought that might be too much but that might be too much.

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