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How I learned to cast off shame and love my vulva

By Liv Little

23 Oct 2018 · 5 min read

In an extract from Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies), Liv Little describes how body positivity and relationships with women helped change her perspective about women’s ‘imperfections’

I didn’t look at my vulva until I was 14, and when I did, it was purely because my friend and I had planned to lose our virginities to each other. I remember calling up another of my best friends at the time and telling her what was about to happen. The guy in question was well on his way over, and my friend advised me to shave everything, immediately.

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