'The Armpit Song' Is an Excellent Testament to the Woes of Womanhood

Musician Siwan Clark has written a song called "The Armpit Song" in which she sings Regina Spektor-style about the woeful plight of the modern day American woman. Specifically, how she's "sick of being hassled into getting vajazzled." Tell that to Jennifer Love Hewitt girl. » 9/04/13 6:40pm 9/04/13 6:40pm

Todd Akin’s Very Own Copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves Is Being…

What's the one book you think Rep. Todd Akin, freelance improvisational biologist, would most benefit from reading, other than Go the F*ck to Sleep? If you said Our Bodies, Ourselves, plus a whole supplementary reading list of sex ed textbooks, you have exactly the same idea as the official Our Bodies, Ourselves » 8/23/12 10:25pm 8/23/12 10:25pm

A Woman's Vagina — In Public — Faces Tough Expectations

In the last year at least three products were launched to prevent camel toe. Last month it was a brand of panties called Camelflage; before it was the Cuchini and Camel Ammo, inserts for women to place in their underwear. » 8/03/10 11:00am 8/03/10 11:00am

The Mystery Of The G-Spot: Untangling The Headlines

A little over a week ago, the media began reporting that the g-spot - or, as it's less sexily known, the Gräfenberg spot - does not exist. Our commenters immediately called bullshit, as did many experts. » 1/11/10 12:20pm 1/11/10 12:20pm

Women Today Are Fat, Unhealthy — And Full Of Themselves

According to the Daily Mail, women's waists — and feet — have gotten significantly bigger since the 1950s. (Cue regular joke comments on 50's sizing.) So why are we so pleased with ourselves? » 9/15/09 12:40pm 9/15/09 12:40pm

Can "The ABC Of Plucking Pussy Hair" Really Change Anything?

Lebanon's deliberately controversial Jasad ("Body") magazine got off to a predictably controversial start. So how's the self-described breaker of "the obscurantist taboos" actually working out? » 5/13/09 1:00pm 5/13/09 1:00pm

Study Says Good Body Image Is Bad For You; Susie Orbach Disagrees

In a study that raises more questions than it answers, researchers found that a majority of women felt they were at their ideal size. But therapist Susie Orbach says we're still too critical of ourselves. » 5/11/09 4:00pm 5/11/09 4:00pm