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Dear Em & Lo: How Can I Find a Man to Love My Enlarged Labia?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014


photo via flickr Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear Em & Lo, I was reading a little about my problem on this website: I have an enlarged labia, which I’ve heard referred to as beef curtains, roast beef, etc. I felt better after reading some of the comments [...]

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Comment of the Week: Why the Labia Jokes Have Got to Stop

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


At what point can we all agree that jokes about protruding inner labia are (a) way past their sell date (seriously, Dane Cook? A “box of cow tongues”? A “high school play curtain”? Are you working from the junior high book of jokes here?); (b) douchey in the extreme; and (c) seriously damaging to women’s [...]

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How (and Why) to Have Sex with the Lights On

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


photo via flickr Last week a reader named Candi posted the following comment about her sexual insecurities in response to our article “10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous”: I’m so glad to find this site, but I’m still a bit insecure when it comes to my vulva. Reading through all these comments [...]

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Comment of the Week: This Woman Needs a Group Hug!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012


photo via flickr Reader Jane wrote the following in response to our post¬†“10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous.” Will you, our loyal and kind EMandLO.com readers, please set her straight? Will you please reassure her that (a) masturbation and sexual activity do not cause your labia to turn dark and poke out [...]

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Comments of the Week: All the Responses to Our Labia Article

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


photo by robbie_jim A few days ago, we got this comment in response to the Wise Guy piece “Do Men Care What Labia Look Like?” and all its comments: Amy Lee¬†Says: May 19th, 2012 at 4:57 am¬†e Well,I have large labia and I was hoping to get some assurance from all these men that have [...]

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Comment of the Week: Women Get Erections Too

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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photo of clitorial erectile tissue We were actually going to put an asterisk on yesterday’s Wise Guy misstatement about the labia and clitoris not needing to be erect for sex*, but we got lazy. Fortunately for us, Dannie is a great regular commenter around these here parts: If the vulva isn’t engorged with blood, if [...]

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Comment of the Week: Real Women Don’t Have Airbrushed Labia

Wednesday, October 20, 2010


photo by robbie_jim We were surprised by how many of our readers took offense at our Wise Guys’ response to the recent question, “Do Men Care What Labia Look Like?” To our mind, the guys were basically saying, “Love what you got, most men already do, porn ideals be damned.” But apparently that message didn’t [...]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Care What Labia Look Like?

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


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: Don’t Judge a Man By His Foreskin

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


photo by Leandro Martinez We’re not taking sides on this debate (yet!), but we did like Dannie’s analogy where she compares penis prejudice to a man refusing to sleep with a woman whose inner labia hang lower than the outer. And the debate rages on… When erect, an uncircumcised penis looks pretty much the same [...]

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