Perfect Vaginas

“Advertisements promote labial surgery as easy answers to women’s insecurities about their genital appearances – insecurities that are fuelled by the very advertisements that prescribe a homogenised, pre-pubescent genital appearance standard for all women” check it out http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8352711.stm  

My Little Red Book

We’ve been talking about menarche and the female experience with her monthly period in my Psych & Women class. A student in class shared with the rest of us a very interesting website called My Little Red Book that provides different stories of women and their menarche. Also, through a class assignment, I was surprised…

favored by nature

“Men really do have an excuse for supposedly being wimpy about coughs and colds – their immune systems are not as strong as women’s, research suggests”

Forget about the IQ, it’s all about the EQ

So according to a study with 2000 female twins, women who are more emotionally in touch with their feelings and their partners are better able to orgasm Emotional intelligence–> the ability, capacity, skill or a self-perceived ability, to identify, assess, and manage the emotions of one’s self, of others, and of groups “Women who are…

trucking routes helping the spread of HIV

Even though a lot is being done to stop the spread of HIV, other factors that contribute to the spread of the disease are not taken into account. But now a new initiative is being taken to reduce the waiting time of truck drivers on customs so that they don’t engage in “commercial relationships” with…

Female Soldiers

Since I never get a chance to watch tv, I have become addicted to the “Latest Headlines” link in Mozilla Firefox. Today I read an article that just made me furious and sad at the same time. The thought of women serving in the military has always been a distant one in my mind because…

Oprah for Senate?

Scandal-hit US Governor Rod Blagojevich has said he considered offering the Illinois senate seat vacated by Barack Obama to talk show host Oprah Winfrey.