vaginas

Childbirth
Childbirth

How We Think Sex Changes After Childbirth Versus How It Actually Changes

A new study shows that many women believe that vaginal childbirth will negatively affect their sex life, but experts say it's more complicated than that.
Kimberly Lawson
12.6.17
Sex
Sex

'Why Me?’: When You’re Born Without a Vagina, Cervix, or Uterus

MKRH affects one in 5,000 women—which means that the condition is nowhere near as rare as you might think. For those diagnosed in their teens, sex and relationships are especially tough.
Helen Nianias
6.15.16
News
News

'Too Arousing, Offensive': Why Japan's Vagina Artist Was Convicted of Obscenity

Today the artist Rokudenashiko, who rose to notoriety after 3D-printing a kayak in the shape of her own vulva, was found guilty of violating Japanese obscenity laws—which harshly punish depicting genitals in any medium.
Callie Beusman
5.9.16
Sex
Sex

Why Cum Leaks from Your Vagina After Sex

Is something wrong when the walk to the bathroom feels like a Double Dare Physical Challenge?
Bethy Squires
4.26.16
Health
Health

How Your Vagina Is Supposed to Smell

We asked an expert what's considered "normal."
Bethy Squires
4.8.16
Sex
Sex

What Does Your Labia Color Say About Your Sex Life?

Last week, Reddit erupted with misinformed debate about whether a woman's labia indicates her sexual experience. We talked to gynecologists to shine a light into this dark cavern of curiosity.
Zing Tsjeng
1.27.16
history
history

The Things Women Have Hidden in Their Vaginas

Guns, wool, uncooked chicken, and bong pipes are just some of the things that women have attempted to conceal in their intimate areas.
Zing Tsjeng
11.27.15
Art
Art

Who's Afraid Of Vagina Art?

Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested for making vagina sculptures. Meanwhile, at Kawasaki's annual Festival of the Steel Phallus, massive penis statues are paraded around with impunity. We went to Japan to find out why.
Broadly Staff
8.15.15
Art
Art

In the Studio With Japan's Controversial Vagina Artist

Japanese artist Rokudenashiko has been arrested twice for making art using her genitals. We visited her studio and tried on her vagina costume.
Callie Beusman
8.14.15
pageants
pageants

Every Vagina Is a Snowflake: A Dispatch from Portland's Vagina Beauty Pageant

The contest's judges were supposed to rate vaginas on "20 percent physical beauty, 20 percent talent, 60 percent vagina beauty," but shock value mattered more than anything else.
Susan Elizabeth Shepard
8.5.15
Sex
Sex

The Enduring Dissensus of the Queef

To queef or not to queef? That's not really much of a question. In reality, there's nothing to bring you closer to the one you're doing it with like an all-too-human moment.
Anna del Gaizo
8.2.15
private parts
private parts

How to Embrace Your Aging Vagina

While the increased popularity of vaginal rejuvenation procedures in the US is notable-the number of operations performed rose 64 percent between 2011 and 2012-it's also worth remembering that plastic surgery in general is on the up.
Monica Heisey
1.6.15