The Distaff Counterpart of All Men Are Perverts: Women will do anything for sex, and men are the cerebral ones.
This is a Cyclic Trope, having been popular historically, especially in ancient Greece. Back then, this trope actually replacedAll Men Are Perverts: it was assumed that women were too sex-crazed to say no to sex, while men were supposed to hold back for the sake of propriety; being too sexual with women was an insult to a man's virility. Although mostly a Forgotten Trope and/or Discredited Trope today, this trope made a comeback in the early eighties with the sexual tigress in which beautiful sexually adventurous women are the aggressors who pick up guys and make the first move before the sex scene.
Sometimes, a Good Bad Girl doesn't care about the social stigma with putting out, and her whoring is portrayed positively and a rite of passage or personal growth. That is not this trope. This trope would shrug its shoulders and say: Well, she's a woman, what do you expect, of course she's trying to get her baby cannon stuffed for all she can! And if the guy isn't willing? Well, that's just too bad. No Guy Wants to Be Chased, but what are you going to do? My Girl Is a Slut, and my fish are wet.
In order for this trope to apply to a modern work, women have to be depicted as man-chasers by default. Not just one in particular. Women in general would say I am a woman, I can't help it! It has to be socially expected from women that they'll do anything for the next ride on the trouser rocket. Not as a positive statement about women's sexual empowerment. Not because it's in a world where men and women happily engage in the hanky-panky and the nasty together. A world where women are the ones thinking with their crotches, and men are the ones thinking with their brains.
Contrast All Women Are Prudes and compare All Men Are Perverts. And Everybody Has Lots of Sex is when both genders more or less equally go for casual sex.
In classic works that personify the Seven Deadly Sins (including Marlowe's Doctor Faustus), Lust is usually the one cast as a woman.
Please don't post generic aversions - save for the few fictional works which make a point in analyzing the veracity of common gender stereotypes.
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Your typical AXE commercial, whether it be body spray or shower gel, involves a guy using the product, and women lusting after him. One commercial even involves female angels falling to Earth and removing their halos just to be with a guy that uses AXE.
A notable one goes as follows: A girl starts following some guy at a party, and catches him alone. Then she immediately bends him over the sink, and declares that she wants to bury her face in his backside. Before he even gets a chance to say anything, she proceeds to obsessively caress and sniff his hair. Imagine what the reaction would be if the roles were reversed.
A commercial for Gillette Hydro has a woman taking off her top and tossing it on a man's face, where, upon impact, the top turns into water to show what the G.H. does.
Even the heroines' straight-laced evil rivals, Scanty and Kneesocks, fit this trope although they tend to be more discreet about it.
The female cast of Star Driver are very lustful, with bedhopping and Yaoi Fangirl fantasies aplenty. In fact, they tend to come across as a lot more so than the guys in the series. Interestingly, though, this isn't presented in a condemnatory manner, thanks to the show's cheerily laid-back attitude towards all matters sexual.
To a degree, Texhnolyze. You see a woman soliciting Ichise pretty early on in the very first episode, and then many scenes afterwards of Doc greeting him in compromising ways (such as putting her arms around him while topless). There's also Onishi's secretary Michiko, who offers to have him stay at her place (with all the implications that carries, by the looks of things) after his wife is killed.
The heroine Nyaruko from Haiyoru! Nyaruani constantly lusts after the protagonist Mahiro and wish to bear many children with him. This mostly drove Mahiro mad and annoyed at her, which is Played for Laughs.
Negima! comes very close to this trope... if it weren't for the fact that the object of all the girls' affection is a ten-year-old boy. Having said that, said affection never seems entirely chaste...
All of Brook McEldowney's female characters. 9 Chickweed Lane featured a mature woman in her prime; the focus then shifted to her college-aged daughter Edda who engaged in hot, hot sex with her boyfriend Amos in front of a balloon full of Belgians with camera phones; now Edda's grandmother is recounting how she met her husband while nursing a crush on a Austrian POW to her daughter, granddaughter, and her granddaughter's ballet class (there's also a older female musician who tried to seduce Amos for the dramaz). Pibgorn has Pib herself, who is also in passionate love with her boyfriend Geoff, and Geoff's ex-girlfriend Drucilla, who's a succubus. Notably, all the male love interests are exceedingly nerdy.
In 9 Chickweed Lane, exactly two of the male love interests are nerdy. Two. Edda's grandfather Bill was very much the Manly Man, as was Gram's other love interest, albeit in a different way, and Thorax... well, he's Thorax
Playedwith, the women aren't lustful towards the main character because they can't control themselves, they do it to maintain the status quo, with women controlling access to sex, and men having to work for it. If the guys start witholding it, then the power shifts.
In Where The Boys Are 84, Lisa Hartman, Lorna Luft, Wendy Schaal and Lynn-Holly Johnson play four college coeds, who as Lynn-Holly Johnson's character, Laurie puts it they're going to Fort Lauderdale because there are millions of guys just looking for animal sex and debauchery.
The One Who Waited. The main character, Alice, can be described as a partial example of this trope. Though initially terrified of the Boogeyman character, by the end of the story she has accepted that they were meant to be together.
For instance, the temptresses Duessa, Phaedria, and Acrasia in The Faerie Queene. Oddly, Pride is their Deadly Sin that gets cast as female.
The character referred to as the Wife of Bath in The Canterbury Tales illustrates the era's stereotype of female sexuality. (She's called the "Wife of Bath" because she lives in Bath, a city in England, and has been married five times.)
King Dork: seemingly every teenage girl with a boyfriend is cheating on said boyfriend. Specifically, they all seem to love giving blow jobs to multiple guys.
Tairen Soul. While the heroine's insatiable desire for Rain is portrayed relatively positively, nearly every minor female character is portrayed as negatively lustful. Queen Annoura's lust for "forbidden pleasures" and her tendency to keep attractive male "Dazzles" makes her easier for the mages to manipulate, and negatively affects her relationship with King Dorian. Jiarine Montevero is very lustful, and continually uses her sexuality to bad ends or to help the mages. The Feraz are an entire race of Femme Fatales and Vamps. And then there's KelissandeMinset...
Piers Anthony once wrote a short story "Ship of Mustard" (which appears in the collection Alien Plot) in which, as he describes in the introduction to the story, he tried to Gender FlipAll Men Are Perverts and All Women Are Prudes. It's set in a space station on which there is a severe gender imbalance in births (far more women are born than men) and the women all want to get pregnant in order to advance their careers and social position. Why men on the station are reluctant to have sex is not explained.
In Michael Crichton's Pirate Latitudes all female characters are either prostitutes or lascivious women. Everyone seems to expect this of them, and to assume it is their natural role in Caribbean society. The only people to turn down sex in the whole book are men (though it doesn't happen often).
In Disclosure several characters try to make the claim that All Men Are Perverts and All Women Are Prudes. This is uniformly contradicted with statistics that suggest female bosses sexually harass male employees every bit as often as their male counterparts. Thus it is suggested that each gender is inherently lustful. Meredith Johnson exemplifies this trope quite well.
In Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Mephistopheles' witches behave like rock-star groupies towards him. Even Gretchen, the village maiden courted by Faust, makes a play for Mephistopheles, despite her otherwise consistently impeccable behavior. Mephisto never does the deed with any of the women he meets (he prefers male angels), though he appreciates the attention.
A Brother's Price takes place in a world with few men, since they strongly tend to miscarry or be stillborn. As a result men are kept carefully sheltered and secluded, because otherwise women abduct them in "husband raids". One such man, the very beautiful and almost-of-marrying-age Jerin, is noted to have had erotic dreams, and after some Questionable Consent is happy to be seduced by a visiting princess. Later in the book he goes out in public, surrounded by protective sisters, and a note is made that women stare at him with either envy - if only I had a man like that! - or open speculation, wondering if they could get away with stealing him. He actively fears being abducted and raped. Virginity is highly valued in unmarried men, since this world averts STD Immunity. It's an interesting use of this trope, because on the one hand part of this "lust" is greed; there's economic value in men and particularly virgins. On the other hand, lust is certainly part of it. Jerin was taught the "art" of pleasing a woman with his hands and mouth, the better to keep several wives happy; another male character employed the Lysistrata Gambit to great effect.
Sex and the City is not an example of the trope. All four girls are portrayed as rather methodical and controlled, and it is only Samantha (who used to provide the page picture) who appears to see sex as an end in itself. Since she is portrayed as a deviant however, this trope is not in effect.
Many of the nurses in M*A*S*H, specially in the first couple of seasons. Several of the female guest-of-the-week (Nance in "Henry in Love", visiting inspector in "House Arrest").
Initially most of the nurses, including "Hot Lips" were eager to please the men in the camp. Most of the doctors had girlfriends who were nurses, including Henry, Trapper, and Frank, who were all married. As the show progressed, the mood gradually changed. Henry was replace by Colonel Potter. Trapper was replaced by BJ. Frank was replaced by Winchester. Colonel Potter and BJ were both faithfully married men who were only rarely tempted to stray. By this time, Hawkeye was increasingly cynical, drinking heavily, and was starting to lose his grasp on reality. He'd also managed to develop a reputation for being a womanizer and soon found it nearly impossible to get a date with a nurse and had to choose from women who visited the camp.
Margaret also became less and less lustful as the series wore on. After a trip to Tokyo, she met and became engaged to Donald and stopped dating Frank. After her short-lived wedding to Donald, she still lusted after other men who visited the camp, but eventually stopped jumping every powerful man to visit the camp.
In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Naked Now", uses this trope when the characters are under the influence of a virus. All the women- well, at least Yar, Troi, and Crusher- respectively attempt to seduce Data, Riker, and Picard. Only Yar is successful.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is particularly strong in this regard. Women (and teenagers) who are not married, not over 60 (and not all of those) and not blatantly feminist are almost invariably (sometimes predatorily) interested in Napoleon, Illya or even Waverly.
Particularly egregious was the way Salty Oliver - the only woman on the show who annoys Napoleon enough to ask her to shut up - eventually set her sights on Napoleon in The Ultimate Computer Affair.
And then there's the eugenics girl who was chasing Illya in The Cap and Gown Affair.
Most of the girls on Gossip Girl show this to a degree. A recurring situation in the first season was that the guys Blair and Serena dated kept insisting on "waiting", whereas Blair and Serena both just wanted sex. Blair spends at least one episode a season trying to seduce/sleeping with Chuck just because she wants sex. Also, Serena apparently considers a few weeks an impossibly long time to wait for sex. Of course, since the boys are just as bad, it's really more like People Love Sex.
In The Office US, nearly all of the female characters have had sex in the office and several of them are pretty kinky at home too.
How I Met Your Mother seems to run on this as well with Lilly and Robin having really high sex drives, Lilly's being even higher than her husband's. On her wedding day she even gets him to do it with her in a bathroom. She later even pulls off a female version of "the naked man" trick.
Bedtime Stories which is about a bordello run by a madam named Belle (Kim Dawson) who helps women fulfill their sexual fantasies by pairing them with the gigolos she employs exemplifies this Trope. Belle also has sex with the gigolos and the women who come to her.
In the "No Names, Please" episode, Belle's client, Tania is looking for a man who wants a purely physical relationship. Belle tries out the guy herself in order to make sure he's right for Tania.
On 7th Heaven, Lucy wants to have sex with her boyfriend to feel like he loves her, but he won't have sex with her. In the same episode Mary says that she wants to have sex but she doesn't want to let her self yet and their mother is constantly being sexual toward their father.
Heavily implied in every single song by Samantha Fox.
The central theme of most of 3OH!3's music; more accurately "Women are exploitable holes and they love it".
"Coalmine" by Sara Evans - the main protagonist has "nothin' but the supper on" because she knows that she and her husband/POSSLQ are only going to have sex until it's time for him to go back to work the next morning.
That's what Hugh Hefner has been saying in Playboy through the magazine's pictorials. This would be done by having certain props such a necktie or a pair of men's shoes to suggest a man's presence.
In Cindy Margolis' July 2008 spread, the male presence is more obvious. You only see his hands, arms, chest and abs. In those pictures, she's shown in an intimate situation with a naked male model. Through her body language, facial expressions and eye contact in the photos, a naked Cindy's saying to the reader, "join us".
Loads of women in Greek Mythology had a certain lustfulness about them— Aphrodite being the Ur-Example.
In some versions of Jason And The Argonauts, they come across an island populated only by women. They ask for hospitality, which is given to them in exchange for impregnating them. In one version, they are intended as a sacrifice later on, barely escaping with their lives. In this case it's arguably not so much about lust—-the women had killed off the men and basically needed some way to not die out in a few decades. Though I seem to recall them killing off the men because they refused to have sex with them, or they were all cheating on them because of some curse... or something...
Specifically, the women of the isle of Lemnos insulted Aphrodite somehow, and were cursed with a horrible stench. Their disgusted husbands ditched them for better-smelling Thracian wives, and in revenge the Lemnian women murdered the husbands and Thracian women both. By the time the Argonauts arrived, the stench had worn off and the women were desperate for...er, children. And then a ship full of handsome, heroic Greek men pulled into harbor...
One of Herakles' lesser-known feats is going with Theseus (of Labyrinth and Minotaur fame) to the land of the Amazons. The queen, Hyppolita, wants to keep Theseus as a consort, and says they'll be released once Herakles deflowers/impregnates 50 Amazon women, figuring this'll get her a few days to enjoy Theseus' company. Herakles, being Herakles, does the deed in one night.
This is the Super Hero Origin of Tiresias the Blind Seer. At an earlier point he was turned into a woman for seven years after angering Hera, during which he married and bore children. His manhood was later restored. Later, Zeus and Hera had an argument over who gets greater enjoyment from sex, women or men. Naturally, they asked the one person who'd experienced it both way, and he told them women get ten times as much pleasure from sex as men. Angry, Hera struck him with blindness. To compensate, Zeus gave him the gift of foresight and a long lifespan.
Many parts of The Bible portray men and women alike as inherently sinful and vulnerable to temptation, with said temptation often being sexual in nature. Many women only appear long enough to tempt a male character or serve as examples of how the people of a specific nation have fallen into sin.
The "Whore of Babylon", a allegorical figure of evil.
After Joseph's brothers sell him into slavery, he winds up in Egypt, where the wife of his owner tries to seduce him because he's hot. When he turns her down, she accuses him of trying to rape her and has him thrown in prison. The fact Potipher didn't just execute Joseph outright likely shows that he knew his wife enough to realize that Joseph didn't do it and putting Joseph just into prison was probably a compromise.
Subverted with many of the female heroines in the Bible either level headed and strong willed (Deborah is one great example), faithfully married (Sarah, Priscilla, Abigail), or use their feminine charms to save people (Ruth, Rahab, Mary).
In the New Testament, Jesus came into contact with the "Woman at the Well" and the "Samaritan Woman". Both women were accused of adultery, but Jesus forgave them when society didn't. The latter of which resulted in the famous "He who is without sin, cast the first stone" quote.
The Qur'an has a rule to deal with woman like this. The Qur'an explicitly says that God gave men one-tenth of sexual desire, and women nine-tenths.
Mermaids are said to have a very seductive nature and are trying to produce more of their species. Legend states that when a mermaid is turned down on an offer of sex, she'll fly into a rage and will kill the guy who denies her pleasure.
The comedy in Lysistrata originally came from this. The women lock themselves in the city treasury and say that nobody's getting any cash or any nookie until the war between Athens and Sparta ends. The men don't take it seriously at first, and the women do, indeed, have a very difficult time with the whole "not having sex" thing (the title character had to stop a few of them from trying to sneak out to meet with their husbands), but the men end up being the ones who crack.
"Women's Club Blues" from Love Live makes this the reason why suffragettes are so eager to put their bodies to work in the world of men.
This is pretty much the modus operandi of female Sims in The Sims who are given Love and Romance as their Aspiration in life.
Several in Ménage à 3 qualify, but the grand prize remains with Zii.
DiDi qualifies. Having had several boyfriends, slept with one heterosexual guy concerned about his sexuality when she was desperate for sex, is interested in Gary after hearing about how awesome he is at giving oral sex, is dating Matt and obsessed with having sex with him.
The entire point of Moon Over June.
Most of the women in Groovy Kinda like a good tumble as often as they can get it. While Edison wants Larry and Anya, and Anya wants Larry and Edison, and Eleanor wants half the sophomore class at the local high school, Stephanie's not programmed to want anybody. Yet.
In the Ciem Webcomic Series, only Erin appears to be a prude. All the other women are totally obsessed with either how to have sex, or how to blackmail someone else for getting it. (The men are just as bad, especially with the blackmail part.) Candi's constant yearning to have sex with Donte, and taking on of Denny as a Replacement Love Interest, only to lose him and get Donte back, drives the entire plot of part 1. Part 2 revolves around how neither Candi nor Donte can control themselves anymore, and how they feel they should have gotten married months ago. And how the consequential pregnancy interferes with Candi's mission to prevent Arfaas from starting a war with China. She has two kids by part 3, to the surprise of nobody, but finally got to marry Donte in the end.
The Ultimate Universe book is worse. Candi not only seduces Donte and later throws herself at Denny, but also gives in to the wishes of her childhood friend Jack, who's quite the pervert himself. She also ends up being raped twice by Don Mendoza, and once by Wayne the Vampire.
Miriam didn't just have Phil and Steve get it on with her. She's had five different one night stands in-between. And a no-good friend of Steve's noticed how horny Miriam was, and hid cameras in the room to turn Miriam unknowingly into a porn star. Marina's been with 17 different men before getting married to #17. Dolly may have saved herself for marriage, but being denied access to her husband seems to really fuel her rage. Lindsay married Khumar in a Shotgun Wedding. (Although she wasn't really pregnant, they tied the knot because the families couldn't stand the thought of them sleeping together out of wedlock.) And the blackmail ring that's out to get Candi? They sent Wayne to rape her after getting a Candi impersonator to sleep with the entire football team on camera didn't work. And nearly drove another girl to suicide after convincing the whole town that girl was a slut.
The females in Sonichu would get it on with their "sweethearts" in public all day long if it weren't for their men being preoccupied working or fighting crime (with the notable exception of Mary Lee Walsh, the main villain). The Rosechus, in particular, seem to anxiously wait at home for their boyfriends or husbands to return so they can have sex. That being said, few of the female characters seem particularly promiscuous: Once they find a male, they will only have sex with that male. They just have sex with him very very often. The ones who ARE promiscuous, like Silvana, are evil.
Futurama: Not in the complete series, but there is a world of Amazons who never had sex and force all males that fall in his planet (even if they are Fry or Zapp Branigan) to provide "Snu Snu" to all Amazons, all and each one, without pause, to the death. First with the hottest Amazons, then with the biggest Amazons, then with the smallest Amazons, then with the biggest ones again.
This is a result of Bowdlerization. In the original versions, the men were chasing the women (presumably for You-Know-What) except for a single case where a (homely) woman was chasing one of the pirates. Now, it's all women chasing pirates, but the pirates are carrying their booty (no, not that kind) so the women are mostly interested in the goods (again... not that kind).