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Conan & Sarah Silverman Corrupt An Innocent Baby!

Posted 01.09.2013 | Comedy

Earlier in the week, Sarah Silverman stopped by "Conan" and played a genitalia-related prank with her cellphone. At the end of the interview, she trie...

More Vagina Travelogues

Naomi Wolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Naomi Wolf

I keep learning more eye-opening information about my fellow human beings as I travel around the country talking about Vagina: A New Biography. The adventures continue.

Abortion & Taxes: Mitt's Favorite Things

Susie Sampson | Posted 12.25.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Looks like the GOP is ready to save America from the liberals! No need for tax returns and certainly no need to spend time talkin' about abortion. Just keep your legs closed... that goes for men and women. Until you're married. And then you can schedule it accordin' to Jesus.

The Courage of Naomi Wolf

Susan Cain | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Susan Cain

As a writer, Wolf has always been both poet and polemicist. And in Vagina, she is doing what she has done consistently throughout her career: written from a high wire.

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

It doesn't much matter to me if Vagina is a good book, a stupid book, a book based in science or a figment of the author's imagination. It is more important that a productive, respectful conversation about female sexual satisfaction is actually taking place.

Meghan McCain's Vagina Takes Center Stage As Maverick's Daughter Talks Voting Records, Women's Rights

Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Meghan McCain has never been afraid to speak her mind. The outspoken daughter of Arizona Senator John McCain has been turning up more than normal ...

Author's 'Vaginagate' Controversy Sparks Debate Over Sanitizing Power Of Christian Publishing Industry

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion

One woman's vagina is causing quite a ruckus in evangelical circles. Well known evangelical blogger Rachel Held Evans spent the past year trying to "l...

Do You Know About Vaginal Atrophy?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Help me break the taboo and open up the conversation about Vaginal Atrophy.

Naomi Wolf's Book Shows Women: Your Vagina Deserves a Riot

Jennifer Gandin Le | Posted 12.04.2012 | Books
Jennifer Gandin Le

Wolf uses her body's story as an entry into an examination of the power that has been taken from women throughout history -- namely, the vital life force that comes from the pelvic neural network connecting women's brains to their vaginas.

What You Need to Know about Naomi Wolf and Vagina

Jane Czyzselska | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Jane Czyzselska

Since Naomi Wolf released Vagina: A New Biography, we've seen an endless number of personal attacks masquerading as critique and a denigration of the author's work, mental health and intelligence -- critiques no man would dare to make, lest he be accused of misogyny.

Vagina: A Biography's Lesson: Women Don't Have to Settle for Less

Deborah Coady | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Deborah Coady

Naomi Wolf illustrates the point that women should not have to settle for sexual pain, diminished sexual gratification, or orgasmic dysfunction due to the widespread ignorance, disinterest, and inadequacy of medical and psychological care for pelvic disorders affecting sexual function.

'Vagina': The Authorized Biography?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Paul Raeburn

I have not read the book. And I don't plan to. But I thought I should note that Vagina: A New Biography, by the feminist writer Naomi Wolf, has drawn scorn from science bloggers and literary critics alike.

Not Seeing the C-Word (Or Even the V-Word)

Emma L. E. Rees | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Emma L. E. Rees

The tweeters and reviewers who denigrate Naomi Wolf and her new book, Vagina, shun intellectual difficulty, instead flimsily establishing easier and frequently ad hominem critiques. They want Wolf to have written a different book. Well, she didn't.

Naomi Wolf Defends 'Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Women

Since its publication in 1991, Naomi Wolf's "The Beauty Myth" has been widely regarded as one of the most important contributions to feminism in the l...

My Feminist Perspective? Knowledge Is Power

Naomi Wolf | Posted 11.12.2012 | Books
Naomi Wolf

If we are to have intellectual integrity we must not flee from new insights but engage with them. I for one prefer to look at the new evidence directly, not avert my eyes from it -- knowing that the truth always empowers -- and meanwhile to keep up the age-old fight for women's freedom.

Naomi Wolf Defends 'Vagina' Against Critics

The Guardian | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women

Many critics and readers, including many feminists, have welcomed my book Vagina: A New Biography. Some critics, though – feminists too, of another ...

9 Ways Of Looking At Naomi Wolf's 'Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women

This week author Naomi Wolf has accomplished a remarkable feat: She has many of the most prominent news outlets in the U.S. and the U.K. talking about...

Women Protest At Republican National Convention: 'Hands Off My Vagina'

Jessica Wilt | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Jessica Wilt

When I arrived in Tampa, Fla. on Saturday to report as a citizen journalist from the Republican National Convention, I don't think I could have imagin...

Oh Pussy... Riot, How You Make This Boy Squirm

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

At the root of my discomfort might be that somewhere in my psyche there is a place that probably does not want women to claim power in ways challenge my own. Now I have to reflect on my own power and privilege. Thanks a lot, Pussy Riot.

A Reluctant Activist Gets Tutored By Gloria Feldt and Lilith

Lisa Levart | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Lisa Levart

Faced with the overwhelming reality of our world in which women are so often oppressed and victimized, I wonder: shouldn't I stop pretending that certain political conversations fall within the boundaries of what's normal and sane?

Does The Word 'Vagina' Offend You?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

The typical tampon or pantyliner commercial might feature flowers, unicorns and women in white bikinis, but Carefree decided to get real with its late...

The V Word and the Legislature

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Politicians and clerics here and abroad spend so much of their time trying to regulate what women can do with their bodies and what assorted body parts can properly be called in polite company that it's nice when the penis gets some attention.

Saying 'Vagina' In The Pulpit

Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

In the aftermath of the silencing of Rep. Brown, I confess that I took some delight in the many tweeple who took to the twitterverse to speculate on what if any euphemistic term would have been acceptable in lieu of the medically appropriate anatomical term, vagina.

Vagina Taboo: FemFresh Reminds Us That No One Should Ever Call Their Lady Parts 'Froo Froo'

Emma Gray | Posted 08.22.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

With Lena Dunham dropping "vagina" references on a weekly basis in the first season of "Girls," one might think that we were over the whole "vagina is a dirty word" thing.

Taking Television at Its Word: Vagina Schmagina

Caryn Ward | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV
Caryn Ward

Lawmakers or anyone else who wants to gauge public tolerance for politically incorrect language just needs to turn on their television. It's all there in living, colorful language.