Arguably, more people are going to see my abdomen than my ladybiz, but I'm more concerned about the latter's appearance.
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body hair
The hair removal industry equates pubic hair neatness with femininity and cleanliness, when it’s actually maybe a breeding ground for what appears to be the plague.
the frisky
Through my struggles, I’ve found solace in the fact that my OB-GYN confirmed “these are common problems,” and “these things happen to everyone.”
naomi wolf
I hate it when I make a feminist icon sad by telling her about my sex life. Sorry, Naomi. We really love you a lot.
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I’d heard rumours that lasers near the womb could damage what it takes to reproduce, and my boss, who had laser hair removal on her clunge ten years ago, told me she’d had to bite down on a belt to help the pain.
At almost 30 years old now, I can finally (sort of) admit that my feelings of shame are ridiculous; I have nothing to be ashamed of, and ignorant people are ignorant.
I think it's fun to know how what I eat will affect my organs -- and what is your vagina if not the best organ ever?

Jun 16, 2014 at 10:00am | 108 comments

My health insurance company laughed at me when I tried to get them to pay for my vagina’s physical therapy, but the couple thousand it ended up costing is nothing in relation to what I got from it.
armpit hair
For some reason, I thought that getting my vajay waxed would make me feel less anxious about sleeping with a new dude. This was incorrect.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the pelvic exam.

Oct 10, 2012 at 3:00pm | 91 comments

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The Internet loves to rant about women’s rights, objectification and socio-economic disparities; but rarely do I see someone addressing, in practical terms, the cost of being a woman.
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No matter how many euphemisms he cloaked it in, it still would have been viewed as unacceptable for him to teach his students about reproductive anatomy, and worse, to talk about orgasms.
It began with intense vulvar itching that kept me up at night and caused me to scratch until I bled. My long fingernails were frequently caked with blood and skin as I clawed into bar soap in attempts to clean them.
The need for douching (and panty fresheners!) spreads into menopause, courtesy of "Poise," a new line of unnecessary sanitary products.
Vaginismus -- or, as I like to call it, “lady zip” -- is no joke, but you know what it IS? Really bloody common and really bloody treatable.
Getting semi-liquid rubber inside a woman is easy; getting set rubber out, less so.
home decor
Some people chose themes like 'the ocean' as their inspiration. Other people choose 'testicles.'
A pretty girl next door can have a vagina too, and sometimes things come out of it. Deal.
What better new logo for Airbnb, the website that facilitates your home away from home, than an abstract rendition of the female orifice?

Jul 17, 2014 at 11:30am | 33 comments