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Giving Birth Ruined My Vagina, So I Got a New One

It was at my six-weeks-postpartum appointment that someone in the birth world finally admitted what we all fear to be true: vaginal birth can ruin your vagina, even might ruin it—and, in my case, did. The doc inserted the type of speculum she’d always used on me in the past, then took it back out, turned to the nurse,… » 8/20/15 11:00am 8/20/15 11:00am

I Toned My Weak Vagina With This Little Blue Blob

The thought was delivered just after my newborn’s placenta: A sneaking suspicion that things were not quite the same down there, and they might never be again. I was reminded of the kGoal, a device that claimed it could tone my ladyparts back into pre-baby shape. Once my daughter had finished using my vagina as a… » 4/02/15 1:44pm 4/02/15 1:44pm

Get Into Björk's New Heart-as-Vag Cover Art for Vulnicura

Björk's latest, Vulnicura, is an album documenting her divorce from artist Matthew Barney, and all the moderate peaks and cavernous valleys divorce entails. While it was not my favorite Björk work musically speaking, it was undeniably one of the most lyrically candid albums she's ever done, in a career that was… » 3/04/15 11:10am 3/04/15 11:10am

FDA to Mull Over Viagra Drugs for Ladies at October Workshop. Yay.

There’s a joke that says if men needed birth control, the prescription would not only be free, it would come delicious flavors like cool ranch Doritos or artisanal salted caramel. The same goes for the Food and Drug Administration’s focus on female sexual dysfunction: there is little research on vaginas but plenty of… » 8/14/14 4:30pm 8/14/14 4:30pm