Now, her latest work puts vulvas and vaginas in the spotlight thanks to her new book Womanhood: The Bare Reality and forthcoming Channel 4 documentary: Vaginas. I think a part of me was shying away from that intimacy because I would have to address my own related experiences. I was afraid of penises my whole life. I decided I wanted to wax my vulva, and I asked [her] to do it. Although Laura admits to being nervous at the beginning.
Ivanna. Age: 27.
And when women share intimate photos and deeply personal experiences relating to their vaginas, the result is a tender yet taboo-exploding message of women reclaiming their womanhood.
Valerie. Age: 20.
Why I photographed 100 vulvas
I thought my labia were too big as well. I identify as non-binary or genderqueer. However, sadly, many of the conversations she had with her participants were tied with a disturbing thread of abuse.