Category: Debunking Myths

PMDD: a life-threatening mental illness 1

PMDD: a life-threatening mental illness

Getting my peri­od is sweet, sweet psy­cho­log­i­cal relief — and not because I’m avoid­ing preg­nan­cy. The begin­ning of men­stru­a­tion for me marks the end of the worst phase of my cycle. My…

The 4 Commandments For Size Queens With Vaginas 8

The 4 Commandments For Size Queens With Vaginas

“Let’s just say she’s ‘open’ to new things,” some­one com­ment­ed on a viral video of my sex toy col­lec­tion. Big dil­dos are among the most polar­iz­ing and stig­ma­tized toys for…

7 Factors in Picking the Right Menstrual Cup 10

7 Factors in Picking the Right Menstrual Cup

Before I tried a men­stru­al cup, I bled all over my bed every month. Pads and tam­pons con­sis­tent­ly failed to con­tain my heavy flow. Fuck that shit. Menstrual cups have been an absolute…

Review: Luvkis bird-shaped kegel exerciser set (+ intro to Kegels) 14

Review: Luvkis bird-shaped kegel exerciser set (+ intro to Kegels)

I love car­ry­ing heavy objects in my vagi­na, as any­one who has read my review of the 1.5lb (680g) njoy Pure Wand knows. But it’s not exact­ly prac­ti­cal to walk around…

The real difference in sensitivity between circumcised and uncut penises 15

The real difference in sensitivity between circumcised and uncut penises

This week, a new and poor­ly inter­pret­ed study by Bossio et al. about the sen­si­tiv­i­ty of cir­cum­cised vs. intact penis­es has been cir­cu­lat­ing and, once again, peo­ple are falling for the click­bait debate…

6 Reasons Why "Vibrator Addiction" is BULLSHIT 16

6 Reasons Why “Vibrator Addiction” is BULLSHIT

Even the most sup­port­ive friends can have mis­con­cep­tions. “I don’t know how you still have sen­si­tiv­i­ty,” I often hear when I talk about my We-Vibe Tango. “Don’t vibra­tors numb you? I mean,…

The G-spot exists. Cut the pedantic semantics. 18

The G‑spot exists. Cut the pedantic semantics.

The G‑spot is the area of, for many peo­ple, sen­si­tive tis­sue on the front wall of the vagi­na, near where the pubic bone recedes. It’s nick­named such because Gräfenberg coined…