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[Perspectives] Entirely appropriate language

02 Nov 2019

Vagina. Vulva. These shouldn't be difficult words to say, and yet many people struggle. Not Jen Gunter. She's so passionate about empowering us to understand our bodies she's written The Vagina Bible: the Vulva and the Vagina—Separating the Myth from the Medicine, which seeks to break down the taboos surrounding vulvas and vaginas and how we talk about them. It is ironic, then, or perhaps entirely predictable, that Gunter's book was initially blocked from advertising on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram because these platforms considered the word vagina to be “inappropriate language”.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet