If you don’t already have a copy of Dr. Lissa Rankin’s new book, What’s Up Down There? Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, you should. Rankin, a practicing gynecologist and founder of The Owning Pink Center in Mill Valley, California, sifted through thousands of questions from her friends, patients, blog readers, and Twitter followers to create a book filled with real questions about our ladyparts — including stuff like: “What’s the most common labia size, and please don’t say that all vaginas are different and special. Seriously, what’s the most common?” Her answers are hilarious, candid, personal, racy (she confesses everything from what her vagina tastes like to her STD history, something we’ve never heard from our doctors), and full of the real answers we spend all night looking for on Google.
We recently sat down with Lissa to do what everyone else wants to do with her: Ask questions. More