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Posts from the ‘Vagina’ Category

When sex is painful

13th March 2014

Dr Petra

TweetMany years ago I was asked to review a small qualitative study for a healthcare journal. It focused on women…



G-spot discovery, medicalization and media hype

25th April 2012

Dr Petra

TweetThis post focuses on research reported today on the discovery of the g-spot. If you are a journalist on a…



A tragic case of medical misconduct

8th December 2011

Dr Petra

TweetIn 2008 Alice Dogruyol representing The Spa PR Company wrote to me requesting I plug a new genital cosmetic procedure…



Where have all the g spots gone?

4th January 2010

Dr Petra

In 2008 and 2009 we were officially told by science that women absolutely, definitely and uncategorically have g spots. But now, four days into 2010, scientists tell us women actually don’t have them at all. What’s going on? Is this the rule of the new decade? Are g spots finally out of fashion?



Celebrating this blog’s fifth birthday!

30th November 2009

Dr Petra

It’s five years since I started blogging. So please put on a party hat, help yourself to some nibbles, and join me for a look back over the past half decade.



Sex and science stuff 12/11/09

12th November 2009

Dr Petra

What’s new in the world of sex and science this week?



Love your vulva!

2nd November 2009

Dr Petra

A new campaign invites us to love our bodies. Here’s a summary of Vulvagraphics and links to resources that celebrate female genitalia.



The clitorocentric conspiracy – new study argues we’re discriminating against the vagina

18th September 2009

Dr Petra

TweetThere’s been a small amount of media coverage for a study just out that proclaims “Vaginal orgasm is associated with…



Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk I’m a vaginal orgasm woman, no time to talk

5th September 2008

Dr Petra

TweetFor many years a woman with a wriggle in her walk has been seen, in Western cultures at least, as…



Viva La Vulva!

25th July 2005

Dr Petra

TweetYesterday I wrote a blog bemoaning certain agony aunt’s inabilities to name female sex organs. A few people got in…