The body part no one talks about

Last updated 13:25 04/06/2014
U BY KOTEX/Youtube

A lot of us have one, so why does talking about it make us so uncomfortable?

Related Links

Penis and vagina phobia Video: Men explain the vagina

Relevant offers

Well & Good

Woman blames Kim Kardashian for disrespectful millennials Is empathy making the world a worse place? Anorexia nervosa may be caused by bacterial infection, researchers claim Redheads look years older thanks to gene that fast-tracks ageing, researchers find All you need is one minute to work out Why it's perfectly natural to dislike other people's children Six reasons you need to stop comparing yourself to your friends An epic journey for men to talk about emotions Bed-ridden Wellington woman changes diet to heal from chronic fatigue National Portrait: Dr Swee Tan's search for a better way to treat cancer

Tampons, periods, yeast infections, hair - vaginas (well, actually, vulvas).

So many of us have one, we all came from one, and so why does talking about the ol' lass make us feel so uncomfortable? 

"If you fear talking about it, then you actually fear your vagina itself," says YouTube personality Kat Lazo when discussing Kat's Project, an initiative that aims to demystify and, well, de-gross, lady parts so that more woman are comfortable talking about sexual health, period problems and more.

Yes, the whole thing is sponsored by U by Kotex, but we think it's worth a watch just to see the transition from 'eew', when the girls are first asked about their vaginas, to the refreshing, relatable and honest tales we hear from them after they - well, sorry for the pun - open up a bit. 

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Recipe search

Special offers
Opinion poll

Do you believe eating superfoods makes you healthier?

Yes, I feel so much better when I eat them.

No, it's all a con.

I don't know, I can't afford them.

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content