No One Is Going To Help You Pay For Your Fancy Egg Freezing

Being a woman means that making permanent decisions about reproduction must occur within a time frame that, for many of us, predates a time frame when we can be trusted to responsibly select an appropriate paint color for the living room (not terra cotta. It makes being in the living room feel like slowly going insane… » 10/23/13 6:30pm 10/23/13 6:30pm

Newsweek Cover About Female Suicide Bombers Features Tampon Dynamite

Newsweek Pakistan's latest cover story is on the rise in female suicide bombers. And, so, naturally, this week's cover features the words LADY PARTS emblazoned over the image of tampons with lit fuses where the removal string would normally be. That's some TIME-level trolling, Newsweek. Kudos, I guess. » 9/25/13 4:40pm 9/25/13 4:40pm

Super Hot Women More Likely to Have Super Painful Endometriosis

Italian scientists have announced that they've discovered a positive correlation between women being remarkably good looking and the likelihood that she'll have one of the worst kinds of lady pain. Leave it to the home of Silvio "Bunga Bunga" Berlusconi to commission a study that tracks the relationship between a woman's … » 9/21/12 4:50pm 9/21/12 4:50pm

Gynecologists Don’t Want to Hear About What Ladies Do with Their…

According to a self-flagellating report in what should be called the Journal of Sexual Healing but is instead prosaically named the Journal of Sexual Medicine, a national survey of OB-GYN sexual history screenings have revealed that doctors are shying away from discussing sexy times with their patients. » 3/24/12 1:30pm 3/24/12 1:30pm

Why I'm An Activist Scientist For Women’s Health

When I was a college undergraduate, I took a class in human behavioral biology team-taught by two male professors. Most of what I learned really bothered me –- it seemed reductionist to claim that males behaved one way and females another based entirely on reproductive goals. The tongue in cheek style, the ease with… » 2/25/11 1:20pm 2/25/11 1:20pm

The Vagacial: Now Your Vagina Needs A Facial Too

Marketers are getting better at capitalizing on the idea that vaginas are gross. First there was labia dye, and now San Francisco's Stript Wax Bar is offering the "Vajacial," a facial for your vagina. » 2/11/10 4:30pm 2/11/10 4:30pm

My New Pink Button: "Restore The Youthful Pink Color Back To Your Labia"

Anti-aging mania and marketing: Not just for your face anymore! Now there's My New Pink Button, genital cosmetic colorant. Or, as our tipster calls it: Pussy dye. So, are you a Marilyn, a Bettie, a Ginger or an Audry? » 1/11/10 3:00pm 1/11/10 3:00pm