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Having a vagina in tow on this journey called life can mean that you pay quite a bit more for day-to-day living, no matter the country you live in. With tampon taxes and pay gaps making national news, Buddy Loans, a British loan company, added up just how much more money it costs to be a vagina owner. Unsurprisingly, many of the things that cost women in the U.K. extra transfer pretty indiscriminately to the women in the States. Let’s do the math: 1. Read More
An Australian online pharmacy called Chemist Warehouse is getting a lot of blowback for selling a “Virgin Pussy” sex toy, complete with a “realistic hymen just waiting to be popped!” The Daily Mail reported that a group called Collective Shout, which works against the objectification and sexualization of women and girls, encouraged its supporters to speak out against the Chemist Warehouse product. Read More
America’s Next Top Model: Vulva Edition! Perhaps you suffer from the same problem that I do. I desperately want to be a vulva model, but I was cursed with a faulty vulva. Lucky for me, there’s correctional surgery - invasive and non-invasive - to fix this terrible problem. Seriously. There is cosmetic surgery for your vulva. If you have a vulva, and it’s where it belongs, it’s between your legs and you can’t see it. And if someone else is seeing this vulva, I’m sure they’re feeling pretty dang lucky just to see it and wouldn’t dare criticize it. Read More
Brian Sloan, the visionary behind the blowjob-simulating sex toy called the Autoblow 2, has done it again. He put that inventive spirit of his toward something the world really needed: a vagina beauty pageant. Finally! Autoblow Vaginal Beauty Contest from Letsgasm! on Vimeo. According to a press release for the World’s Most Beautiful Vagina Contest, competitors can win up to $5,000 if their vaginas are beautiful enough. Wow! In order to enter, participants must digitally photograph their vulvas while holding a printed-out hashtag in the frame. Read More
Model Lauren Wasser is suing Kotex after losing her leg to TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome). Tampons have had warnings that tampon use could lead to TSS since the 1980s, but the design and makeup of tampons hasn’t changed to reduce this risk. Basically, tampon companies have slapped on the TSS warning and ran away from liability—thanks, guys! TSS occurs when there is staphylococcus aureus bacteria (staph) that grow rapidly and release poison in the bloodstream. While TSS isn’t limited to women who use tampons, their usage has been connected to fifty percent of TSS cases. Read More