When did anal sex become so popular?

Anal sex has always been a popular activity for men and women who are looking to get down and dirty, but with the growth of the Internet and the ease with which how to's and porn are now available this has become increasingly popular. For panty fetishists the feel and smell of a pair of knickers worn during and after anal sex can be one of the ultimate fantasies. Knowing that anal sex has taken place and getting a hold of the unique and enjoyable odours and stains left by an anal sex session can mean these dirty panties are the most sought after on any fetish Site. Studies have been conducted into the rate at which anal sex is practised in the modern world and have revealed their has been a large increase from the 1990s to the end of the first decade of the 21st century. A study from 2010 showed that 46 percent of women had engaged in anal sex at least once, which was a rise from 33 percent reported in 1993. Anal sex is now seen as commonplace and gives those with a penchant for dirty knickers the chance to enjoy a pair worn during anal sex that were more difficult to come by in the 1990s. The rise of anal sex began in the 1980s when a number of factors combined to make many believe this was a safer way of engaging in sex than other forms of intercourse. It is also trust that the Internet has seen many sexual fantasies and behaviours become the norm after they were made popular by those surfing the Internet looking for anal sex advice, images and videos. Anal sex has always taken place and been a prized part of the sexual lives of those who enjoy collecting and enjoying dirty panties, but it may now be that both men and women are more free with admitting their activities as the taboo surrounding anal sex has been broken.