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The Olympics of Female Sexual Health

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Over a month ago, I had the chance to attend hearings at the FDA on a drug being considered for approval for female sexual health. Even as the weeks pass, the experience remains fresh in my mind and catalyzes lots of conversations (with folks who like to discuss this sort of thing).

4 Common Reasons Why Women Don't Have Orgasms

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

The reasons why women hold themselves back from receiving pleasure in their bodies and having orgasm are common and widespread. And women can open up to pleasure and change their relationship to their bodies and their sexuality at any age.

Thank You FDA for Making #HERstory

Susan Scanlan | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Susan Scanlan

What I've learned from my 40-year career as a women's rights champion is simple: progress, at its foundation -- at its very core -- is about making life better for people. And just last week, an FDA panel made big progress for millions of women living with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder.

Jimmy Fallon Looks At The Pros And Cons Of Female Viagra

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy

Formerly known as wine.

The So-Called 'Female Viagra' Pill Is Actually Nothing Like Viagra

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Flibanserin, the so-called "female Viagra" which aims to treat a lack of sexual desire among women, is on its way to getting the official FDA stamp of...

Mariel Hemingway: 'Female Viagra' Is 'So Wrong'

The HuffPost Show | Posted 06.05.2015 | HPSN

After much debate, the FDA has backed an experimental libido-boosting drug that's been touted as the "female Viagra," but that doesn't sit well with M...

David Koechner's Hilarious Pitch For The Next Viagra Commercial

The HuffPost Show | Posted 06.05.2015 | HPSN

With all the talk this week about the new drug being called the "female Viagra," libido was on the brain during Friday's episode of "The HuffPost Show...

'Female Viagra' May Be More Marketing Than Science

Bloomberg Business | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living

As American women get closer to having access to the first-ever drug to treat low sex drive, the hope of a “magic pink pill” for women is crashing...

FDA Backs Experimental 'Female Viagra'

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government exp...

What's The Real Deal With 'Female Viagra'?

Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By Alex Ronan for The Cut Follow @alexLronan The less-than sexily named flibanserin, sometimes called the “female version of Viagra,” may fina...

The Pill Being Pushed For Women 'Distressed' By Their Low Libido

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The FDA is in the process of reviewing flibanserin, a pill that will help boost female libido -- but it won't work for all women across the board. ...

Will 'Pink Viagra' Cure Monogamy?

Stephen Snyder MD | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Stephen Snyder MD

Strict sexual monogamy has always had more to do with property rights than with erotic pleasure. It's served us pretty well for thousands of years. But it's not exactly natural.

What The Future Could Look Like For Women With Sexual Dysfunction

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women

Melanie says she loves her partner of four years and that she's physically attracted to him. She just hasn't wanted to have sex with him for the past ...

Why 'Female Viagra' Still Hasn't Been Approved By The FDA

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The multi-decade search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the futur...

One Step Forward for Womankind... and then a Hundred Steps Back

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Seriously, in 2013, are we still talking about female sexuality as if it is a scary, uncontrollable force that requires careful management by the drug industry, the FDA, the culture police and anybody else you can think of?

Does Monogamy Cause Female Sexual Dysfunction?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.24.2013 | Women

There has been talk of a female equivalent to Viagra for years. Now it may become a reality -- one that could be in pharmacies within the next few yea...

Female Sexual Dysfunction: A Case of Pharma Disease Mongering

Allen Frances | Posted 05.05.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

A clear lesson from history: Whenever a profit is to be made by twisting the DSM, it will be twisted. The DSM-5 will give drug companies running room to continue their disease mongering of female sexual disorders, hyping this DSM diagnosis as a means of pushing pills.

How Viagra Wreaks Havoc On Women's Sex Lives

Prevention | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living

By Judith Newman for Prevention Be careful what you wish for, I think as my husband reaches again for his new toy. Tragically, it's not a Ferrari o...

FDA Rejects 'Female Viagra'

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — A "pink pill" to boost women's sex drive remains elusive after a decade of searching by some of the world's biggest drugmake...

Lady Viagra And Lust: Sex Pill For Women Arouses Batty Ideas

Aol News | LUISITA LOPEZ TORREGROSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Sex talk always brings out lies, theories, stereotypes and all sorts of guesswork - especially about women's sexuality. Lately everyone is babbling ab...

FDA Questions Effectiveness Of 'Female Viagra'

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A pink pill designed to boost sex drive in women – the latest attempt by the drug industry to find a female equivalent to Via...

'Female Viagra' Boosts Sexual Desire In Women, Study Shows

guardian.co.uk | Ian Sample, Science Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A drug described as the "female Viagra" has been shown to boost sexual desire in women whose libidos are flagging, according to the first major clinic...