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Tag Archive | "Genitals"

Love Your Vagina

Monday, July 11, 2011

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Mooncup, the UK-based (but internationally distributed) menstrual cup, just released an old-fashioned song onYouTube called “Love Your Vagina.” They asked women to¬†submit nicknames for their genitalia and have amassedan overwhelming list, from which the best terms were taken to make this catchy song. (Get the¬†sheet music and lyrics here; and if you¬†buy the song on [...]

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The First Cut Is the Deepest: The Circumcision Debate

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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photo via Flickr Thanks to San Francisco’s proposed circumcision ban on the ballot this coming November, there’s been a lot of turtleneck debate of late. Many have been crying antisemitism, which seems a bit ludicrous if you think of male bodily integrity as a human rights issue (i.e. no one would call fighting against female [...]

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Comment of the Week: Relativism Schmelativism

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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photo via Flickr In the comments section of last week’s discussion of female genital cutting in Africa: Anthropology 101: Cant judge this tradition from our western eyes, cultural relativism people! Johnny: Relativism, schmelativism. Cutting off girls’ clits is wrong and the men who do it should likewise have the tips of their dicks cut off [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Can You Explain Pubic Topiary Terminology?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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photo by Eljay Dear Em & Lo, A friend and I disagree on pubic topiary terminology and I’m hoping you can settle this for us. I say the mohawk and the landing strip are the same thing, and the Hollywood is when you go totally bald. I also say both styles are types of Brazilians. [...]

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Wave of (Female Genital) Mutilation

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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ActivistResource.org apprised us of a 2009 documentary being screened in our neck of the woods (Hudson Valley) tonight called Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter, so we checked out the trailer. It’s the story of one woman’s quest to save her young daughter from the horrors of the African tradition of female genital cutting. In her native Mali, [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Is Too Big for Me

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Dear Em & Lo, My current guy and I get along great, but we may not be sexually compatible. He has a really thick penis (think large cucumber), and I seem to be too small! We have not had successful intercourse because it hurts me way too much. Have you ever heard of this problem [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Are Genital Piercings Safe

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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jewelry from piercingdot.com Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, How safe (or unsafe) are genital piercings? – Holey Moley Dear HM, Basically as safe [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Doc Told Me I Have a Tiny Cervix

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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photo by eclaire Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I’m 24, and have not yet had any children. At my last gynecological exam, [...]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Care What Labia Look Like?

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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photo by robbie_jim Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What is the general consensus on women with big labia, or longer inner labia, or dark labia? Does it really matter? With the rise in labiaplasty surgery and all the adult men’s mags only showing only “neat and tidy” [...]

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Comment of the Week: Bring Back the Bush

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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photo by Ollie Crafoord When it comes to pubic grooming, whatever makes you feel sexy and confident is what you should do. But in an age when the majority people feel hair removal is a moral imperative — that you’re skanky and lazy if you don’t — you may feel like you don’t have much [...]

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