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6 Ways Your Vagina Changes As You Age

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 04.29.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM As if puberty and childbirth weren’t enough, your vagina—and the surrounding area—are in for many more changes ...

5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married To A Gynecologist

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Erris Langer Klapper

I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. My husband commenced his OB-GYN residency two weeks after we got married 23 years ago. I've heard it all and then some.

My Vagina Is All Over The Place

Lottie Lomas | Posted 04.30.2015 | Divorce
Lottie Lomas

Time passed, and I was aware that -- although healing ok -- my vagina didn't have the same...form... as before.

The P**sy Test: How to Know If You're With the Right Person

Jenny Block | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

You can shake your head or laugh or call it hippy dippy or whatever you like. But a woman's pussy is a wondrous thing with the most amazing parts and abilities, and it is simply not given its due in our culture. We are over-sexualized in theory, and under-experienced in practice.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Make Yogurt or Lift Weights With Your Vagina

Jenny Block | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

Making yogurt from your vagina is a party trick, and the pussy is not a toy. The pussy is a wonder. It can produce incredible orgasms with remarkable health benefits. It can bring a baby from the womb to the world. It brings pleasure and life, not breakfast.

6 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About Vaginas

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women

Vaginas are an unfair source of widespread confusion and embarrassment: Plenty of us don't know how they work or what they look like. But it's not jus...

The Vagina Bio-Hack That Wasn't: How Two 'Startup Bros' Twisted the 'Sweet Peach' Mission

Jessica Cussins | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

There's nothing inspiring or empowering about two male CEOs taking credit for a young woman's work while twisting the entire purpose from being about reproductive health to being little more than a joke. But a 20-year-old ultrafeminist scientist who's about to launch her own company? That will be something to watch.

9 Euphemisms for 'Vagina' I Just Don't Understand

In the Powder Room | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
In the Powder Room

There are so many pet names we give our vagina (and its environs) that it's often hard to know if a woman is talking about her vulva or her miniature poodle. I'm not talking about the grown-up slang we like to throw out to make each other blush.

Olfactory Artist Has Crafted A Sculpture That Smells Like Vagina

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.23.2014 | Arts

Peter De Cupere, our favorite olfactory artist, has created a new work exploring the space between divine and embodied representations of women. His p...

A Woman Is a Home for a Penis?

Jenny Block | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

Ultra-creep and man of the cloth (of course!) Mark Driscoll went on an online rampage on a church chat board in 2000, and that sh*t has resurfaced and man is it crazy. Not regular, old crazy; full-on "bat sh*t, hold on to your hat, papa's got a brand new bag" crazy.

‘Dating Naked' Star Sues Because She Was Too Naked

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

In a strange twist of fate, a naked reality star is suing VH1's pants off. During an episode of the risque reality show "Dating Naked" that aired o...

"Vagina" Is Not a Bad Word

June Eric-Udorie | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
June Eric-Udorie

I am angry because we live in a society where discussing vaginas and FGM is simply not done. Thousands of girls in the UK alone have been subjected to this barbaric practice.

My Cancer Doesn't Get a Fun Run

Katie Hill | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Hill

I sit here and I write this blog because in my heart, as I was going through this, I was thinking about all the people in the world who are too afraid or shamed to even be tested for cancers like mine. There is no need to be ashamed of our bodies at all. There is no need to hide from the parts of us that get sick. Our bodies come with parts.

Evolution's Big Fail: Why I'm Mad at My Girly Parts

Kristen Mae | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Kristen Mae

Many of the body parts that are shared by both genders make sense, but the gender-specific ones need to be thrown back into product development. In simpler terms: I'm mad at my girly parts.

A Letter to AirBnB's CEO, With Love, From Georgia O'Keeffe

Christine Deakers | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Christine Deakers

I can understand your frustrations if the gadflies are harping on the implications of your rebrand. I never intended to offend or titillate my viewers either; rather I wanted to set myself a part from others.

Kristina Wong's Vagina Expounds on the Broadness of Queerness

Kristina Wong | Posted 09.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Kristina Wong

So you are probably wondering, why is a vagina giving a keynote speech at a queer conference? What does this vagina know about being queer and Asian more than a gold star queer person who can speak to these issues?

Dear Em & Lo: How Can I Find Someone to Love Me... and My Labia?

Em & Lo | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

You're normal! Your guy friends are assholes and wrong! You shouldn't date any of them! But you should date other guys -- now, often, lots, slowly. And when you get naked, don't apologize for a thing.

If You Don't Go Down, You Gotta Wonder Why

Jenny Block | Posted 06.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

In the name of not getting too naughty here, let's just say it's a feast for the senses. The thing is that if you're not feeling so secure about your nether regions, oral sex might become a problem. And that's a problem.

The 13 Worst Synonyms For 'Vagina,' Ranked

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women

Is there such thing as a non-gross, or even kind of sexy term for a woman’s vagina? When it comes to vagina vernacular, it’s an endless struggle. ...

My Vagina Doesn't Smell Like Shame

Jenny Block | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women
Jenny Block

I'm going to just put this out there loud and proud. I love my pussy. I love her. And my lovers love her.

There's One Word You Should Never Use In Sexting

Posted 03.11.2014 | College

Sexting comes with few complications: without the threat of STDs or pregnancy, college students assume that sexting is the safest bet when it comes to...

Why You Should Channel Mae West This Valentine's Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Here are four lovey-dovey tips to help you become your own perfect Valentine.

Sarah Barness

10 Reasons To Lift Weights With Your Vagina, In Case You Were Wondering | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.30.2014 | Weird News

Ladies ladies, settle down. Finally, the much-anticipated video, "Ten Reasons to Lift Weights with Your Vagina" has been posted by "liberation mas...

Teasing Over Vaginal Flatulence On School Bus Leads To Groin Attack

David Lohr | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weird News

A 13-year-old male high school student was teasing an 18-year-old girl about her vaginal flatulence before being struck in his testicles, police said....

Something Stinks. And It's Not Your Body.

Erin Scot | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Erin Scot

I don't know about you, but I'm not afraid of my vagina (or vulva, which is the external genitalia that I assume this body wash is actually meant to cleanse). It's a body part, just like an elbow or a nose. But somewhere along the line, someone decided that women ought to be ashamed of it.