This article is part of the Lily Lines newsletter. You can sign up here to get it delivered twice a week to your inbox. Last year, Mexico City-based writer and content strategist Zoe Mendelson found herself up at night scouring the Internet for what she thought was a pretty straightforward question.
The GOP has long frowned upon sex education, and for good reason. That Republicans manage to hold onto biological fantasies in the face of modern scientific methods and tools is truly a triumph of ignorance over truth. What if your uterus suddenly decided to spring from its station in your midsection and take off running wildly around your body?
There are so many parts and structures that make up the female sexual and reproductive anatomy, so you get a pass if you aren't deeply familiar with each and every one. No, what you see on the outside is NOT your vagina. Despite popular use, vagina isn't a general word for the entire swath of bodily real estate below your hips and above your thighs.
When most people think of the clitoris, they think of the small visible part. But research indicates that it actually has branches that extend down underneath the skin, along either side of the vulva, kind of in a wishbone shape. The vulva refers to the outside, visible parts of your genitalia.
Here today, gone tomorrow—your libido can be puzzling, to say the least. But that ebb and flow is completely natural, says Lauren Streicher, MD, clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago: "All women go through periods when they feel especially frisky, as well as times when they just seem to have lost their mojo. Curious about aphrodisiacs?
It's the only thing that feels better than diving into a cool lake on a sweltering day, biting into a juicy cheeseburger when you're starving, or even getting your wallet back after losing it on vacation abroad. An orgasm is that good. Which is why it bites that it doesn't happen more often.
Mazumdar, MD The vagina, the uterus, the two fallopian tubes and the two ovaries constitute the internal genital organs of the female body. They cannot be seen without using special methods. The vagina can be partially seen when the feet are held wide apart and the labia majora and the labia minora are opened up.
The penis is the male external excretory and sex organ. The penis contains the external opening of the urethra, which is used for urination and to deliver semen into the vagina of a female sexual partner. Erectile tissue inside the penis allows the penis to increase in size and become rigid during sexual stimulation.
The male spider's primary objective in life is to impregnate one or more female spiders before other males can. As it turns out, this is no easy task in most species. The first obstacle is actually finding a female spider.
The external genital organs include the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, Bartholin glands, and clitoris. The area containing these organs is called the vulva. Protecting the internal genital organs from infectious organisms. The mons pubis is a rounded mound of fatty tissue that covers the pubic bone.