The vagina is an organ of the female reproductive tract. It is a distensible muscular tube which extends posterosuperiorly from the external vaginal orifice to the cervix. In this article, we will look at the anatomy of the vagina — its structure, innervation, vascular and lymphatic supply. Fig 2 — Sagittal section of the female pelvis, showing the anatomical relations of the vagina. The vagina is a fibromuscular tube with anterior and posterior walls — these are normally collapsed and thus in contact with one another.
Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me , we call 'em all out. When I was a teenager, I'd wait until my parents were out of the house before slinking off to the study to fire up our family computer and ask Google questions about what I'd heard at school that day. Does too much sex make your vagina loose? Can too much masturbation stretch your vagina? How can you tell if your vagina is loose?
The intention was not to titillate or shock - as the word alone is still wont to do - but to gain validation. A physically striking, successful professional in her late twenties who is never short of male attention, my mate was concerned her bits didn't look "normal". When she was a young girl, she'd compared herself to her sisters and noticed hers were different, then when she was older, a group of her guy friends likened women with an "outie" vulva the proper term for that part of the female anatomy to a burger with the lettuce hanging out. She didn't admit it to anyone at the time, but she felt humiliated and couldn't bear to look at herself naked.
Guards at a privately run Tennessee prison strip-searched a woman visiting an inmate because she was carrying a menstrual pad, a new lawsuit charges. After they noticed the pad in her pocket, the woman says guards told her she needed to prove that she was on her period and needed the pad. She offered to show them her used pad, or leave the extra one behind, according to the complaint. The visitor, who filed the suit under the pseudonym Jane Doe, says she asked the guard what she should do.