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Hooray! Vagina Emojis Are Here

Just what the world needs now: vagmojis!

The Oxford English Dictionary has declared an emoji—the Face With Tears of Joy—the word of the year, so you know the proliferation of emojis is a serious matter. 

Now entering the fray, vagina emojis! Or if you prefer, "vagmojis." It's a word that just rolls right off the tongue (so to speak). Technically, the part of the body depicted in these cute little guys is the vulva, but it seems that most of the world thinks the vagina is the name for the whole lady parts region.

The artists behind the colorful new anatomical emojis are Katy McCarthy and Jeremy Yingling, who created them for Flirtmoji, a sex- and body-positive, self-described “group of hornballs” who design emojis that “empower people of all sexualities to communicate their desires, concerns and flirtations.” Isn't that nice? In other words, they just want to help people to sext better. Sounds like a worthy cause to us.

The vagmojis are part of an upcoming Bodies pack, which will also include penises, butts, breasts and other “beautiful naughty bits,” as they say.

Alas, Women You Should Know, or WYSK, reports that Flirtmoji cannot release its very own app "because the folks at Apple and Android are afraid of 'beautiful naughty bits,' but that’s a story for a different day."

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