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All the Ways to Illustrate a Story About Vaginas

Visual shorthand is extremely helpful for getting around content filters that keep things SFW on the web. Since sites can’t actually show things like sex or genitalia when writing about such topics, they’ve learned how to communicate the thought otherwise. Here are all the ways people illustrate stories about vaginas.

FLORA

Orchid

Naked woman holding an orchid

Lily

Naked woman holding a lily

Venus flytrap  

Rose

Naked woman holding a rose

Sad rose

Benjamin Buttoning rose

Rose petals

Happy daisy next to sad daisy

What is this even

Or this I don’t know

Grass

Naked woman holding a leaf

Photo-Illustration: Raydene Salinas/Getty Images

FAUNA

Beaver

Oyster

Clam

Conch shell

Hamster

Photo-Illustration: Raydene Salinas/Getty Images

FOOD

Peach

Orange segments

Shy cantaloupe

Inviting cantaloupe

Papaya

Kiwi

Pistachio

Photo-Illustration: Raydene Salinas/Getty Images

OBJECTS

Satin sheets

Empty coin purse

Coin purse with single coin

Zipper

Slit in paper

Naked woman holding a gift box

Naked woman holding a question mark

All the Ways to Illustrate a Story About Vaginas