Current Sexual Health Reports

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 59–62 | Cite as

Female Ejaculation, G Spot, A Spot, and Should We Be Looking for Spots?

  • Beverly WhippleEmail author
Current Controversies (P Kleinplatz and C Moser, Section Editors)
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This review considers research concerning the phenomenon of female ejaculation, the G spot, and the A spot. These topics have been the object of controversy in recent decades. Female ejaculation has been written about for more than 2000 years. The area of the Grafenberg or G spot was named by Drs. John Perry and Beverly Whipple in the early 1980s in honor of Dr. Ernst Grafenberg, and the A spot was identified by Dr. Chua Chee Ann in 1997. The goal of this author’s research program has been to validate, in a laboratory setting, women’s reports of pleasurable sensual and sexual experiences, not to create new goals, new spots, or controversy.


Female ejaculation G spot Grafenberg spot A spot Gushing Squirting Female prostate gland Clitourethrovaginal complex CUV 


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Beverly Whipple declares no conflict of interest.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by the author.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyVoorheesUSA

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