Meet the ‘vaginal Antichrist’ throwing eggs in Goop’s face


Meet the ‘vaginal Antichrist’ throwing eggs in Goop’s face

Gwyneth Paltrow’s website once called the myth-buster ‘strangely confident’, but there’s nothing strange about her facts

Jen Gunter

Goop enemy number one, downstairs myth debunker-in-chief, the vaginal Antichrist: over the past two years gynaecologist Dr Jen Gunter has grown used to the increasingly colourful monikers slung her way.

Since the publication of her article “My vagina is terrific. Your opinion about it is not”, in The New York Times in late 2017, she has been catapulted to a level of prominence that might terrify the average medical professional: nearly 220,000 followers on Twitter, a television series, Jensplaining, which began last month, and a new book, The Vagina Bible, a tome promising to “separate the myth from the medicine”.

Gunter, 53, hopes it will serve as a kind of “textbook” for women whose health “has been steeped in misinformation since the beginning”...

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