labia minora

Recent posts

Labia Modification in Mozambique and Australia

In the last month, I’ve heard a couple of anecdotes about changing labial length that I found intriguing. In the workshops I teach on sexual anatomy and physiology, I always like to mention that the length of labia minora varies and that longer labial length has no correlation with sexual experience (a myth I’ve been asked about previously). One of my favorite quotes about natural labia length comes from sex educator Becca Brewer, who said in one of her workshops that “labia minora are like sisters, not twins,” meaning that it’s completely normal for them to not be identical. After a recent workshop I taught, a colleague of mine shared with me that in Mozambique (her home country), women are taught before they get married to lengthen their labia minora. She described how women will gently stretch their labia minora in the hopes of making it longer and better able to “wrap around the penis” and increase both partners’ sensation. Continue Reading →

Is Your Vulva Trendy?

So I’ve recently stumbled upon my newest obsession: vajazzling. Apparently this below-the-belt beauty trend is not breaking news by any means, but for some reason it has been popping up in articles on all of my favorite blogs and magazine sites. Although I have yet to experiment with adding this ’bling’ to my body - I thought I would dedicate a post highlighting some recent vagina/vulva trends and accessories I’ve been reading about. Continue Reading →