Female body hair and its removal are currently controversial topics. According to the Woman's Museum of California, "Some of the first razors, made of copper, were used in Egypt and India around 3000 BCE. Egyptian women removed their head hair and considered pubic hair uncivilized. Upper-class Roman women of the sixth century BCE used tweezers,… Continue reading Battling the Razor: A Fight for Women’s Natural Beauty
When I first got my period, my mom told everyone. That’s normal, right? Even if that is normal, it didn't stop me from feeling weird or gross as people looked at me like I was “finally a woman.” I was just a kid who didn’t even understand the truth about sex yet. When I got… Continue reading We’re Missing Conversations That Need To Happen – How LOLA Is Beginning That Trend.
In this ever growing world, positivity reverberates and great strides towards equality are being made in the United States of America. Most recently, on April 2nd, New York has become the third state to provide free menstrual products to schools from grades 6 through 12. This is amazing because every girl has had the unfortunate… Continue reading New York Finally Able to Provide for Those Entering the Mensuration Station
A wet dream is usually the punch line in many stories of male puberty, but what does it really mean? A nocturnal emission is defined as "an involuntary discharge of semen during sleep often accompanied by an erotic dream." This definition is slightly incorrect because it immediately dismisses the ability of a female emission. Not… Continue reading The Truth About Nocturnal Emissions
During my journey of self discovery I realized something crucial. I am not sure why it took me years to come to this conclusion, but I am glad that I finally did. I have been struggling with body positivity my whole life- never truly accepting who I am and what I looked like. I welcomed… Continue reading Body Positivity in the Face of Self Improvement
Healthy sex: what is it? What healthy sex boils down to is respect. Each partner has different goals and boundaries so communication is key. Many people have notions of what a healthy sexual relationship is like and they all have nuggets of truth within them. A healthy sexual relationship revolves around consent. Consent comes in… Continue reading How to Define Healthy Sex
Whenever I would get sick as a teenager, my mom would come home from the drugstore with supplies: medicine, ginger ale, some kind of cracker-type snack and magazines. Since she read Elle, she would usually get me Elle Girl. I never thought much of it until I turned 18. That's when she brought out the… Continue reading Buzzworthy Satisfaction