Through my daily morning trawl through the websites that I frequent, I stumbled upon this interesting little nugget:
Dude – if you clicked on this and was shocked, I’m not even apologizing. HELLO? Did you READ what the site’s name was?
This site was started first as a counter movement to the rising popularity of vaginal rejuvenation and has rapidly gained momentum as a vehicle for women to gain a better understanding of their bodies.
Personally, I’ve never had an issue with the appearance of my vagina – I’ve always been of the opinion that, hey – it’s mine, I like it, it works – hmmm…I think I’ll keep it! Also, I did receive one of the best compliments ever from my gynecologist a few years ago when she told me it was one of the “prettiest vaginas that she’s ever seen.” And you KNOW she’s seen a lot of vajayjays in her time. I remember I skipped home happily that day and announced to my mother that I wanted to be a vagina model.
She was less than impressed.
However, I DO understand how some women can feel sensitive about their own little Pikachus: Unlike dudes who obviously just hang out in the change rooms naked all the time, swinging their cocks around with one hand (this is what happens in my head in guy’s locker rooms – no?). Women, on the other hand, have their bits all nicely tucked away inside, so it’s not as if we can be like – “Oh hey! You’re in my spin class! How are you? Listen, do you mind if I have a quick peek at your labia? I’m not sure mine are looking normal. It won’t take a minute.” Yeah…that shit will get you thrown right out of the gym.
Additionally, the first exposure that you get to anyone else’s muffins is usually through those weird-looking pictures that they use in sex education during high school. Remember this?
I was like – WOAH! WTF is that? My vagina looks NOTHING like that! Seriously that shit looked like something out of Aliens .Thus begins the vaginally related insecurities.
On top of that, generally the next time you’re going to see another woman’s bits is through porn, and for some reason, porn stars vaginas are always pretty much perfect looking. If you really want to see some real-life vaginas, you need to click on the ‘amateur’ category – and honestly? If I’ve cut out 20 minutes of my day to dedicate solely to porn, I ain’t going to be wasting my time with no amateur bullshit – bring on the professionals!
Understandably, those women with larger than average labias are going to start developing some sort of complex, thinking that their meat flaps (hahah – sorry, I had to use that term once) aren’t pretty enough, maybe even abstaining from sex or god forbid, missing out on oral sex altogether!
Ladies – if you’re reading this and nodding along, I implore you: take off your panties, whip out your phone, snap a selfie, send it into the Large Labia Project, and wait for the positive affirmations to come flooding in.
All vaginas are awesome.
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