Posts Tagged ‘vaginas’

Buttman v. The Man: D.C.’s First Big Obscenity Trial in Decades Fails to Determine the Obscenity of Milk Enemas

The courtroom was silent, save for the faint sound of screaming emanating from the jury box. Fourteen District jurors, outfitted with court-mandated headsets, watched excerpts from gonzo porn titles Milk Nymphos and Storm Squirters 2: Target Practice in the course of the federal obscenity trial against pornographer John “Buttman” Stagliano last [...]

The Morning After: Celebrity Hymen Edition

* Sarah Silverman on losing her virginity:

How Feminists Ruined Menstruation, and Other Insights of a Dude Psychologist

Jesse Bering is "curious about the . . . immediate, subjective experiences of girls who are faced inexplicably with the fact that their uterine linings are literally falling out of their vaginas," he writes in his Scientific American column. There's just one thing standing in the way of Bering gaining an intimate knowledge [...]

The Morning After: Phallic First-Person Shooter Edition

* Attention feminist nerds: "Portal," the first-person shooter that Games Radar described as "the most subversive game ever," is being offered for free until May 24. What Portal is not like:

When Will “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” Empower Men, Too?

Dr. Val Lambros is five years into a 20-year study of how the face ages. Every five years, Lambros sits a group of study participants in front of a 3-D camera, maps out their faces, and then painstakingly aligns the images to see what time has wreaked upon their pores, wrinkles, [...]

The Morning After: Savage Vajazzling Edition

* Dan Savage weighs in on vajazzling:

Rap Sex Euphemism: “Stanky Leg”

The cataloging of sexual euphemisms in rap songs continues. This time:

The Female Condom, For “Men With Huge Penises”

This week, The Daily Beast takes on the female condom's new marketing strategy, which has attempted to combat the prophylactic's reputation as a noisy, expensive, and awkward option (you heard it here first!). Reporter Joyce C. Tang doesn't find any regular women—women who do not work as female condom advocates—who have actually tried the unconventional [...]

Erykah Badu—for Genital Waxing?

The video for Erykah Badu's latest single, "Window Seat," is a stunning recrimination of the policing and exploitation of black women's bodies in America. Hey, what a great opportunity to sell a bikini wax!

Men: Give Me Your Grooming Habits

Since it seems to be body hair week here on the Sexist [Exhibit A, Exhibit B], it must be fate that I happened to catch Train's "Hey, Soul Sister" on the radio yesterday—didn't immediately switch the radio dial—and discovered that the song actually includes this lyric: "I'm so obsessed / my heart is bound to [...]