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Your Vulva is Perfect: A Poem

In*Touch, my school’s sexual health education group, recently put on an awesome event called the Alternative Vagina Monologues. We invited the community to come and speak out about their vaginas, experiences, sexuality, opinions, etc. in a safe space. Though I was unable to attend the event, I heard that we had some really awesome speakers. Here’s a little poem I wrote for the event:

 
Your Vulva is Perfect
Your vulva is perfect
Yes, it is true
Whether pink and voluptuous
Veiny and blue
Trimmed, waxed, natural
or totally bare
Your vulva is perfect
It’s lovely down there! Continue Reading →

Bodies Are Just Oddly-Shaped Vessels For Hearts

Here is yet one more reason to be reading Coilhouse, the self-proclaimed love letter to alternative culture: a beautiful poem titled “How to Make Love to a Trans Person,” which nestles truths within metaphors, celebrating love and intimacy and belonging and bodies. Follow us on Twitter @mysexprofessor. Follow Jeana, the author of this post, @foxyfolklorist. Continue Reading →