The World's First Vagina Museum Is Opening in London


The first-ever Vagina Museum is opening in London. 

Yes. A Vagina Museum. A museum about vaginas. 

Even dumber than this initial announcement is the accompanying fact that people voluntarily donated $62,000 on a crowd-funding website to launch the dumb thing.

The museum will reportedly “educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging the prevailing stigma surrounding them,” per CNN. Because apparently there’s a “stigma” surrounding the female genitalia. Who knew.

Florence Schechter said she came up with the idea after she learned there was a similar – and yet no less ridiculous – museum in Iceland dedicated to penises.

CNN Travel explains:

Founder Florence Schechter developed the concept for the Vagina Museum after discovering a museum dedicated to penises in Iceland, the Icelandic Phallological Museum, but no counterpart for vaginas. Schechter and her team subsequently launched a campaign on Crowdfunder, initially aiming to raise £300,000. 

"As this is the world's first bricks-and-mortar museum dedicated to vaginas, vulvas and the gynaecological anatomy, we didn't quite know what to expect in terms of interest, and were delighted with the £50,000 we raised," Williams said.

The museum, set to open on Nov. 16, will reportedly dispel “myths” about vaginas, like how to clean them. It will also "act as a forum for feminism, women's rights, the LGBT+ community and the intersex community," "challenge heteronormative and cisnormative behaviour" and "promote intersectional, feminist and trans-inclusive values,” CNN reports.

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