In the Eilat Mountains of Israel, scientists have discovered more than cult sites littered with stone carvings of penises and vulvas. LiveScience reports that the sites are about years old and that the shape and orientation of the stones represent fertility and death. The meaning of the sites remains unclear, although archaeologists have also found animal bones, which indicate that sacrifice was part of the story.
Every day for the last year and a half, Hilde Atalanta has painted a picture of one vulva. At first, inspiration came from her imagination; then, from the internet; and, most recently, from women who send her photos of their goods. For the Amsterdam-based illustrator who also paints full bodies and faces, vulvas are compelling portrait subjects.
In a way, your parents weren't lying when they told you that you were a very special little girl. Not because you have unique talents that set you apart from the rest of the world no, there are plenty of other people who can say the alphabet backwards ; rather, it's because you and your vagina are totally, completely unique. There are no two vaginas in the world that look the samesmell the same, or feel the same.
We love it at WARC when one of our Grand Prix winners returns with a sequel that will undoubtedly see it stacking up the trophies once again. Its incredible bloodnormal campaign aimed to normalise and celebrate periods. With one campaign, it has put blue dye out of action the world over. It went on to win several Lions at Cannes, as well as being recognised by other eminent awards shows.
Women can experience some odd body changes after pregnancybut for one mother in Austria, those changes were particularly unusual: A rare condition caused her to lactate from her vulva after childbirth, according to a new report of the case. The year-old woman had recently given birth to her second child when she developed severe pain on the right side of her vulva. Doctors noticed she had a lot of swelling in an area where she had received sutures, and they thought she had developed an abscess.
Stift Melk Two previous copies of this poem, known as the Dresden Codex and Karlsruhe Codexwere dated back to This fragment is significantly older. One need only remember the mainstream success of The Vagina Monologuesfor instance.
Penis captivus allegedly occurs when a penis becomes stuck in a vagina during sexual intercourse. Reports of this happening are incredibly rare. Very few reports have documented the existence of penis captivus.
Do you know what your vulva looks like? Could you, say, draw it if you were asked? These are some of the questions behind the first episode in a new four-part video series called Vagina Dispatches in The Guardian.
Department of Urology, Shri B. Female urethral anomalies such as epispadias and hypospadias have been rarely reported in the literature. Clinical diagnosis of female urethral anomalies is significant for management.
Characterized by pain or discomfort with sexual intercourse, rawness, stinging, itching and burning in the vagina or vulva, vulvodynia is a common condition, but it is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Vulvodynia is more prevalent than most health practitioners realize. Women who suffer from vulvodynia may experience intermittent or constant pain which can persist for months to years. Making matters worse, vulvodynia is difficult to diagnose.