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Got questions about your reproductive system? Feminine care brand LOLA — and Lena Dunham — has you covered.
The women's reproductive wellness brand is running a month-long sex hotline, if you will, called “Let’s Talk About It," where users can call and ask their most personal sexual health questions. Give them a ring and you’ll be able to listen to information on topics like your right to orgasm, period sex, and libido, care of an A+ list of experts, including sexologist Shan Boodram, naturopathic doctor Corina Dunlap, doula to the stars Latham Thomas, and — yes — funny girl Lena Dunham.
And if you happen to be in or around Brooklyn, NY, during the next four weeks, you can also hit up some of the brand’s physical phone booths that will connect you directly to the panel. Out front is a really cool mural that will make for a good Instagram shot, too.
Photo: c/o LOLA
“We’re really excited to use this campaign to encourage candid conversations about our bodies and our needs and the questions that we all have and may not know who to go to for answers,” Jordana Kier, co-founder of Lola, told Glam over the phone. “Having this national hotline, which really shares conversations about sex from celebrities, from influencers, from business owners, is meant to make sure women know they have a place to turn to.”
Even if you don’t have time to give the hotline a call (though, seriously, it’s worth making the time to at least hear Dunham share her story about sex after surgery), Kier and her team hope to clarify common misconceptions about women’s health. Here, she discusses the three they heard the most while conducting a survey.
Misconception No. 1: The number of people you’ve been with is important.
The Truth: Even though half of the women LOLA surveyed felt comfortable with the number of individuals they'd had sex with, many still felt embarrassed about their number (whether too high or too low).
Misconception No. 2: There's a certain amount of sex you should have with your partner.
The truth: Similar to the number of sexual partners, there's a stigma wrapped around how much sex is "enough" sex, but every relationship is different.
Misconception No. 3: Women are responsible for birth control.
The truth: 86 percent of women surveyed said that they felt both parties were responsible for providing contraception.
To learn more, dial 1-622-HEY-LOLA (662-439-5652). In addition to the hotline, the brand also has a carefully-curated blog that’s jam-packed with information about women’s health.
Photo: c/o LOLA