Dr. Jen Gunter: The Vagina Bible

Tuesday August 27: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Buy a copy of The Vagina Bible or a $15 gift card in-store to attend. This event will take place in the Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Strand's main store at 828 Broadway.

Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.

So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed—whether it’s websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB-GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women’s health—and the internet’s most popular go-to doc—comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey. Discover the truth about:

  • The vaginal microbiome 
  • Genital hygiene, lubricants, and hormone myths and fallacies  
  • How diet impacts vaginal health 
  • Stem cells and the vagina 
  • Cosmetic vaginal surgery
  • What changes to expect during pregnancy, after childbirth, and through menopause
  • How medicine fails women by dismissing symptoms


  • Thongs vs. lace: the best underwear for vaginal health
  • How to select a tampon 
  • The full glory of the clitoris and the myth of the G Spot

…and so much more. Whether you’re a twenty-six-year-old worried that her labia are “uncool” or a sixty-six-year-old dealing with painful sex, this comprehensive guide is sure to become a lifelong trusted resource.

Join us as Molly Jong-Fast interviews Dr. Jen Gunter about her new book.

Dr. Jen Gunter is an obstetrician and gynecologist with nearly three decades of experience as a vulvar and vaginal diseases expert. An ELLE Magazine Woman to Watch, she writes two regular columns for The New York Times called The Cycle and You Asked, and her writing has appeared in a broad range of outlets, from academic publications to USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Self,The Cut, and many more. Dr. Gunter appears in the Netflix series A User’s Guide to Cheating Death and is the star of Jensplaining, a CBC video series launching Summer 2019 that highlights the impact of medical misinformation on women.

Molly Jong-Fast is a contributor at the Bulwark; she also writes for the Daily Beast, Glamour and the Independent. She has published 3 novels.

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