Flibanserin (Addyi) is more likely to make you sick than horny. What do you think about that?

Dr. Jen Gunter

There has been a lot of talk lately about Addyi, the drug designed to “boost libido” for women.

A lot of the talk has been about creating a false “disorder” (sort of like a real live version of a Cosmo magazine). Not only are our breasts not big enough, but we don’t want to initiate sex enough either! Just more fodder for their ways to “pleasure him” articles.

Snark aside, many people are using the wrong construct when it comes to female sexuality. Women naturally go through phases where they have more or less spontaneous libido, but that doesn’t matter if you have medication to get approved (and hopefully a company) to sell. To put pressure on the FDA and get in some solid marketing a campaign was launched to raise awareness about this “disorder,” called Even The Score.  Because telling women that 43% of them are affected by…

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