Stories of the mythical vagina dentata Latin for toothed vagina exist in virtually every culture. While many of these tales are cautionary for men to beware where they put their dicks lest they lose them, other and far more disturbing versions involve non-consensual penetration of women in order to remove said teeth. Men's fears of castration compounded by an inherited cultural belief of sexual entitlement function as foundational pillars of masculinity, and patriarchies respond by attempting to control women's "dangerous" sexualities and bodies.
The WRC announced its decision in an email, which came after the center evaluated responses from a survey. Survey respondents opposing the production consistently indicated they were concerned that the play centers on cisgender women, that the play's version of feminism excludes some women, including trans women, and that overall, "The Vagina Monologue" lacks diversity and inclusion. The survey was launched as a result of conversations with current students, as well as feedback from a WRC workshop titled "Not all women have vaginas," during the academic year.
W hich of the following should go nowhere near your vagina: a penis, a finger, a tampon or talcum powder? Talc consists mostly of the mineral silica. However, because silica and asbestos are often mined near each other, talc could be contaminated with asbestos.
By now you've probably heard: a team of archaeologists has discovered what appear to be engravings of "vulvar representations" on the walls of a cave in southern France. The researchers claim the carvings are at least as old as etchings discovered in France's Chauvet Cave, long recognized as home to the most ancient cave art on Earth. But these aren't just the oldest cave engravings ever discovered — they're of a vagina, remember?
Warning: This article contains paintings of vulvae. Beautiful paintings of vulvae. After relocating from North California to Salt Lake City, Utah, Secor says she felt overcome with insecurity and shame, especially with regards to her physical appearance.
The Women's Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University no longer will host "The Vagina Monologues" because the play lacks diversity and inclusion, focuses on cisgender women, and excludes transgenders, MLive reported. The center's decision came on the heels of a survey launched after conversations with current students, as well as feedback from a WRC workshop titled, "Not all women have vaginas," during the academic year, the outlet said. The center's email added that "many of the same people" favoring the production believe it should be modified or accompanied by workshops that address the diversity and inclusion the play lacks, the outlet said.
Following an hour spent looking at a load of narwhal, fox and elephant cocks, I started wondering if there was a vagina equivalent. Earlier this year, one of her friends had visited the Icelandic Phallological Museum and had told her about it. She also plans to have travelling exhibitions, focusing on topics such as sex and relationships, going around the UK.
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The vulva includes the:. The vagina is a muscular canal lined with nerves and mucus membranes. It connects the uterus and cervix to the outside of the body, allowing for menstruation, intercourse, and childbirth.
With all the nicknames floating around for the vagina — and the websites dedicated to hashing them out — we have to wonder if all the seemingly playful banter is doing us any good. A lot of the words used to speak of our lady parts are, frankly, a bit nasty. Terms like "panty hamster" and "beaver" need to be retired, as writer Naomi Wolf reminds us in her book Vagina: A New Biography.