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  • Savage Love: Labia of Love

    Savage Love: Labia of Love
    I have been insecure about the way my vagina looks for as long as I can remember. When I was young, I would fantasize about the day I would grow pubic hair long enough to cover its unsightliness. That day never came, and I was left with an enormous insecurity about it. My labia minora is oversize quite a bit. I know that this is not uncommon, but its unattractiveness holds me back from receiving oral sex. I don’t even let my long-term boyfriend go down on me because I’m afraid he’ll think it’s gross and ugly. He assures me that he doesn’t care about the way it looks, but I can’t bring myself to let him do it. Any advice that might help dispel a lifetime of genital embarrassment?
  • Whose Poop?: A new project measures sewage and dog waste entering the Jones Falls from stormwater

    Whose Poop?: A new project measures sewage and dog waste entering the Jones Falls from stormwater
    A slight scent of detergent is in the air as Alice Volpitta, Water Quality Manager for the clean-water advocacy group Blue Water Baltimore (BWB), takes a few careful steps down the top of a poured-concrete slope on the banks of the Jones Falls, just above...

    Wandering Eye: The faked-drug-dog-certification case gets interesting, an algae virus that makes you stupid, and more

    Wandering Eye: The faked-drug-dog-certification case gets interesting, an algae virus that makes you stupid, and more
    The faked-drug-dog-certification case winding through federal court in Baltimore has gotten interesting again, but not due to lawyers arguing over whether the use of fraudulent documents in litigation amounts to a violation of the prosecutors' duty of...

    The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey

    The Oyster Counters: On the water with the scientists on Maryland's 75th annual Chesapeake Bay oyster survey
    It’s dark outside, and the pre-dawn Monday morning traffic in Baltimore’s Harbor Tunnel is light. I just made a mad dash out of bed, into my truck, and to the ATM and gas station, thinking I’d overslept to make a timely 7 a.m. arrival...

    Vaccination Nation

    Vaccination Nation
    We all know the scene: a cold, sterile room; sleeve rolled up to expose the soft flesh of the forearm or shoulder; the smell of iodine; the sight of the alarming circle-covered-by-throwing-star shape that denotes biohazardous waste—“sharps.&...