Between pornography and media portrayals of scantily-clad women, there is a stereotype of what a vulva should look like. Hairless, neat, tiny, and nearly invisible. Not coincidentally, with the rise of this conception of normal, labiaplasty in the US has increased by whopping Just look at the vulva diagram at the top of this article—there's a LOT of expected ways individuals are going to differ. In this article, we'll talk about how we got here, how wide the normal variation between vulvas can really be. At least in most developed "western" countries North America, Europe, etc.
The Labia Library: reassuring women their vaginas are totally normal
Vagina: What's normal, what's not - Mayo Clinic
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Is my vulva normal? Anatomy, variation, and pictures
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It's a sad state of affairs that the number of women optiong for female gentical cosmetic surgery or a labiaplasty has shot up in recent years, indicating mass insecurity about how normal women believe their vaginas to be. But if you're one of those who's ever fretted about the state of your labia, then fret no more. Australian not-for-profit organisation Women's Health Victoria have put their time to good use and created the one, the only: Labia Library. The website is a hub of information containing advice, facts, diagrams and most importantly PICTURES, put together with the help of young women and a range of professionals including gynaecologists, psychosexual health specialists, sex educators and general practitioners.