Today the video is dated, but the idea that centerfolds could be the girl next door has never left the fantasies of many men. One headline that caught my attention over the past week concerned Playboy magazine. As of now, the monthly centerfold and other pictorials will no longer feature nude women. Today, if you have access to the web, Playboy is tame indeed. I began reading Playboy in my teens. My father had a subscription to the magazine and he kept copies in the table next to his bed.
Centerfold - General Manifesto | Nantucket Chronicle
The wiry coarse hairs, which have forever-protected the vulvas of women, have constantly evolved in grooming, style, and the social attitudes of what's acceptable. Throughout history, there have been eras in which women couldn't wait to see how long their gardens would grow, others stripped the area bare: As it happens, self grooming wasn't always for vanity's sake. Hair removal practices have occurred throughout the ages in the name of hygiene, sex appeal, safety and religion. Pubes, Meet the Flintstones giphy. You might assume they had bigger fish to fry than their vulva's, but not so. Neanderthals didn't have Gillete or wax salons back in the day, but they were so desperate enough to rid themselves of the hair down there, that they went to pretty desperate lengths to take it off.
Some shave it all off. Some women wax it raw while others bedazzle it to make it look pretty. For years, women have been battling their hair below the waistline. Women spend countless hours and endless dollars on keeping their pubic mound looking tame and bare. A Cultural History, men and women removed their body hair to look more appealing and found pubic hair uncivilized.
The Disappearance of Pubic Hair In the avant-garde literature of the s, female pubic hair was everywhere. Pubic hair marked the site we all wanted to see, to touch, to enter. It marked pleasures yet to come. Pubic hair has gone missing.