What Female Sexual Dysfunction and Vaginal Rejuvenation Have in Common

I'm not arguing that some women don't have sexual problems that could be improved medically, but a lot of the Female Sexual Dysfunction "symptoms" are just the way women are. Yes, women can take a long time to come, yes, women can take a while to get aroused, and, yes, women get pissed at their mates which, yeah, does affect desire. ...more
What I would like to know is, do men even care what your vagina looks like?? As far as I have ...more

Diagnosis: A Case of Femaleness

In the past few days, I've hit a perfect storm of media consumption that has spun me into a feminist spiral. So if you're not into wild-eyed ranting, please avert your eyes.It all started with a friggin' Campfire girl meeting. A high school girl showed a short film she'd made on body image, then in a halting, nervous voice told about her struggles with an eating disorder. By the end, every mother there was in tears. In tears! Because we all had our thing--too fat, too thin, hair too weird, butt too little, butt too big, etc...--that made us so horribly not right....more

Overthinking the Magic Bra

Sandra and I were shopping for bras in what is still called -- in this day and age! -- the "Intimates" department when I saw it: the Maidenform Ultimate Push Up Bra. Have you seen this thing? "Add two cup sizes!" it promises, as well it should, since it seems to contain a small throw pillow's worth of padding in each cup. The bra was pretty ridiculous, really, so we gave it its proper mockery then continued with the special hell that is bra-shopping. ...more

I was shopping for a first training bra with my 11 year old daughter today and the friggin' ...more