Sex by Numbers: A Little Something For Everybody

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers.

If you’re looking for reasons to feel better or worse about your own sex life (or the value of your home), you’ll find it in this week’s Sex by Numbers.In fact, there’s a little something for everybody.

$9.65 million: asking price for a townhouse featured in Sex and the City

Number of New York sex shops currently fighting a lawsuit from Mayor Bloomberg: 1

1000+: number of sex toys Nat Garvey has tested since becoming an official tester two years ago

2625: Arizona bill that would enable employers to fire women for using contraception

2.5 million: number of gay people in India, according to a recent governmental study

67: percentage of adults who have sex once a week

300: number of daily orgasms for one sufferer of Restless Genital Syndrome

American adult women who have never experienced orgasm either alone or with a partner: 5-10%

Mallory Ortberg

Mallory resides in San Francisco, California. You can catch her weekly Sex By Numbers column.