"Can't see that appealing to women unless to comment on how much the place needed a good polishing (not French)."
Worldwide - anal intercourse is mainly a heterosexual practice. It provides contraception - and a tighter fit for a man after his wife has had several children. There is some doubt about how much, if any, physical pleasure is inherent in the act for the woman. However a man as the recipient has the potential for direct stimulation of his prostate - which apparently can be quite something.***
***having had my enlarged prostate prodded in various medical investigations - it was noted that nothing was felt at all.