Would Sex and the City lie to you? Even in the medical community, some doctors still wonder is squirting real or a myth. But Samantha Jones wouldn't lie to you, and for the women who experience squirting — where fluid gushes from the vulva — it's a totally real phenomenon. For other women, the question of whether or not the female ejaculation is real is offensive. Even pondering its reality adds to its lure, like it's some elusive act performed by only the most adept women in bed and porn stars. Last year, Vice published a big story "debunking" the female orgasm, that had people pissed off. So squirting remains a hot topic.
Vice pointed to one medical study that concluded female ejaculate was a myth, and that the fluid some women reported producing was nothing but urine. But anyone who knows anything about medical research is that studies are performed all the time that give conflicting answers to medical questions. And, researchers are quick to point out variables that question a study's validity. Bear in mind that this is a tricky thing that's being tested. In real-life, isolating the fluid that gushes from the vulva is nearly impossible—think of all the other juices that flow when you get it on, especially with someone else. Despite that, er, hardship, there's evidence that female ejaculate is not only real, but has a distinct chemical make-up. So, with that in mind, here are seven things to know about squirting.