BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 20, 2014
1. The Pill – Honor the pregnancy-free Halloween hook up with this simple pumpkin design. All you need to do is pour yourself a drink and carve a big ol’ circle. More ambitious pumpkin carvers can attempt to carve the entire pill pack. Pro tip: Sketch your circle before hand using the bottom of a glass.
2. The Vagina – Not all women have vaginas, but all women can have a vagina jill-o-lantern. Your living room window sill will never look more urethral. Looking to step up your game? Go for the more complex anatomic novelty – the uterus. Read More
on Jul 24, 2014
In light of Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi’s arrest for her “obscene” vagina art, it’s safe to say that our society has developed some sort of vendetta against our vaginas (or has the extremely rational fear of getting eaten alive by our man-eating “Venus Flytraps”).
In part 1 of his memoir “My Vagina,” Nathan Schaaf divulges about his lack of knowledge regarding the “mysterious” nature of vaginas until very late in his life and, subsequently, blames the media and pop culture for their stigmatization of vaginas. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Jan 29, 2014
In 1949, people were finally starting to think about women’s sex lives. Around 20 years before the Women’s Liberation and sexual education was in full-force, the female orgasm remained a mystery. Without knowledge of the clitoris or the G-spot, many women didn’t experience climaxing, and sadly, many were made to feel “frigid” and asexual because of it.
How elusive and majestic, exactly, was the female orgasm? This illustration published in Sexology magazine in 1949 should give us a clue. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Oct 28, 2013
In the wake of recent uproar over the ridiculousness of sexy women’s Halloween costumes, hilariously awesome comedian Kristen Schaal made an appearance as The Daily Show's Senior Women's Issues Correspondent to discuss the new trend, but more importantly, to unveil her own line of super sexy Halloween costumes—one for men and one for women.
While the costume for guys is certainly a winner, (“Sexy Hollywood Producer Who Hires Women Over 40 For Meaningful, Age Appropriate Roles”) the one for the ladies is the true treasure: “The Sexy Vagina. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Oct 10, 2013
With the tagline “Love Thy Cervix!” the grassroots movement Beautiful Cervix Project is here to stay. The project aims to provide “accessible information about women’s fertility and menstrual cycles and showcases photographs documenting changes in the cervix and cervical fluid throughout the cycle.” The creators hope to inspire women to learn more about their bodies by performing cervical self-exams. The project is meant to “promote respect, confidence, and health. Read More