Vaginas
Confessions
Comment of the Week: Love a Woman As Is

Egon Schiele, Reclining Female Nude with Violet Stockings, 1910 Pierre, in response to the post “10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous”: Vulvas, just like breasts, just look their best when they are NATURAL. I really hate the tendency nowadays for the shaved look and the trimmed lips, there’s nothing left! I agree with […]

Books
You Are Not Alone: Healing Painful Sex

The following is an excerpt from the introduction of the book “Healing Painful Sex: A Woman’s Guide to Confronting, Diagnosing, and Treating Sexual Pain” by Deborah Coady, MD, and Nancy Fish, MSW. If you have ever felt pain during or because of sex, you are not alone. It’s estimated that 16 to 20 percent of […]

Celebrities
Olivia Wilde’s Vaginalogue

photo via flickr Olivia Wilde is one of those actresses we are completely familiar with (thanks Us Weekly!) without having a clue about her career. We’re assuming she plays exotic queens in far off lands from long, long ago whose beauty knights kill for? And apparently she was in some TV show? Suffice it to […]

Toys
Write a Kegel Slogan, Win Some Kegel Beads! (Contest Ends Today!)

You’ve now got until EOD Friday, August 24th to come up with a slogan for pelvic floor health — something that would be catchy on a bumper sticker or a t-shirt. Yes, it is possible! Think “I’m Kegeling right now” or “iKegel” or “Kegel is German for good sex.”  You get the idea! Our favorite sloganeer […]

Pop Culture
Vagina vs. Vulva — There’s a Difference, People

A little over a month ago we here at EMandLO.com (that’d be me, i.e. Lo, and Em) conducted a poll called “Vulva or Vagina?” Readers had two options to choose from (natch): Vulva – If we’re talking about female external genitalia, this is the anatomically correct & accurate term. (Plus, it sounds nicer.) Vagina – That’s what […]

How To
How to (TRY TO) Female Ejaculate

Okay, before we tell you how to ejaculate, we have to set a couple things straight: First, yes, women can ejaculate. Next: no, not all women ejaculate. So if it doesn’t happen for you, please don’t stress about it or feel like your parts aren’t working properly. The last thing we mean to do is […]

News
KEGEL WEEK: Contest – Write a Kegels Slogan, Win a Prize!

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED: SEE WHO WON HERE! In honor of Kegel Week, we’d like you to come up with a slogan for pelvic floor health — something that would be catchy on a bumper sticker or a t-shirt. Yes, it is possible! Think “I’m Kegeling right now” or “iKegel” or “Kegel is German for good […]

What's Up Doc?
KEGEL WEEK: Dear Dr. Kate, How Do I Tighten Up Down There

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, During intercourse with my partner he stated I need to strengthen my muscles. I guess my grip was […]

What's Up Doc?
KEGEL WEEK: Dear Dr. Vanessa, What’s Up with Kegels?

Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I went to the gynecologist the other day and she said she could tell (during the internal […]

How To
KEGEL WEEK: How to Do Kegels (for HIM)

Yesterday we went over the anatomy of your genital muscles and introduced you to the man who invented Kegels. Today, gentlemen, we instruct you on how to actually do the strengthening exercises. The following is excerpted from our first sex manual, The Big Bang: KEGELS FOR HIM Regular kegel exercises are a way to bond with […]