Good Sex Requires Empathy

Humans search far and wide for the key to a healthy, satisfying sex life. There are bloggers, writers, podcast hosts, scientists, doctors and psychologist who participate regularly in—and even devote their lives to— the everlasting dialogue surrounding sexual satisfaction and pleasure. The fact of the matter is that there is no single way to have…

How Yoga Benefits Women’s Health

According to the National Health Interview Survey from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 21 million U.S. adults and 1.7 million children used yoga to improve their health. People of all shapes, sizes, genders and ages practice yoga for its mental, physical and spiritual benefits, and this meditative practice rooted in Indian traditions…

Diamonds Are A Girl’s Worst Enemy

If you are a woman, chances are you’ve contemplated your future engagement ring; I know I have. A more important topic of contemplation, though, is the real history and meaning behind engagement rings and what these symbols of “love” mean for modern women. Engagement “symbols” were seen in pre-historical times. Cavemen used to tie cords…

Your Dick Smells, Too

If you happen to be one of the many women who are concerned about the odor of their vaginas, fear not. Just browse the “feminine care” aisle of your local drug store and you will be bombarded by a variety of solutions. There are wipes, washes, douches and even suppositories that you can insert into…

Chivalry Must Die

A few weeks ago I was out to dinner with some friends when we started discussing feminism. I told them that in this day and age, I believe that you’re either a feminist or a misogynist. There is no grey area in my book. American actor and comedian Aziz Ansari put it very simply: “I…

Bitchtopia’s Interview with Red Hot Annie

Annie Weinert, better known as, “Red Hot Annie,” is an award-winning Chicago burlesque performer and owner of Vaudezilla, Chicago’s top rated burlesque troupe. Annie travels across the United States and internationally for competitions and performances, but her greatest accomplishment, perhaps, is the impact she has on other women, as well as her views on sexuality,…