Some Women Do Have Adam’s Apples

Myth: Women Don’t Have Adam’s Apples. In fact, it’s actually not that terribly uncommon if you were to look close enough to most women’s throats, though “man sized” Adam’s Apples are somewhat rare in women. The “Adam’s Apple” is really just an enlarged larnyx which becomes big enough to be visible in your neck. For those of you who don’t know, the larnyx’s primary purpose is as a voice box. It also has an alternative purpose in aiding in the process of closing off the airways in your throat when you swallow. This is why it generally seems to disappear when you swallow, as it is being pulled upward to aid in this process. Around puberty, both men and women’s voice boxes get bigger. This in turn makes their voices deeper, with men’s larynges growing more than women’s and thus making for a deeper voice, typically.

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  • I’m female I have a man sized adam’s apple but I don’t have a deep voice. Why do I have an adam’s apple this big? T^T

    • So do I…I have also wondered if this was a normal thing. Due to many have mentioned it. I unfortunately am unable to change this part of me. I do not have a lower voice either so any info would be greatly appreciated

    • can you show some pictures?

  • Well ladies, us guys use the Adam’s Apple to distinguish between a real female and a Tranny.
    Not saying this is correct, but just letting you know the truth.

    Lois, you have 2 strikes against you..
    You have a Deep Voice, and a large Adam’s Apple so more than likely, men will think you’re a Tranny.

    Good Luck Ladies.

    • And what, exactly, is wrong with being transgender?

      • It is akin to a little child attempting to modify his body to become spiderman because he saw it on some form of media. Transgenderism is no different in this day and age.

        • How in the hell are you going to have a username such as “Follower of Christ.”, even though God said “Love Thy Neighbor.” Like I am an atheist and even I know that line from the bible.

    • And more than that, why do you assume that everything revolves around a man finding a woman sexually appealing? I think you need a reality check, mate – this is the 21st century, we women don’t need a man’s approval, and we certainly don’t need them to get off. Though technically, we never needed to begin with, but it’s actually culturally accepted, now. Get your head out of your butt. Men and women are equal.

      • Many men choose not to date/marry transgender women Tasha.

      • Yes, men can be replaced with a piece of plastic. Women have been replaced with a hand. Women may be man haters, but men are really beginning to dislike the modern foul-mouthed obnoxious woman. Women are becoming more vulgar and violent by the day. The family is dying. Men and women don’t like each other. Equality does not have to mean equally bad you know. We should be striving to take the best from each other, not the worst.

      • Concerned Human

        Ok…and the end of the human race? Women don’t need men? And men don’t need women? WHAT ARE WE COMING TO? WHY ARE YOU SO IGNORANT OF BASIC BIOLOGY?

        And you are going to say “well, that’s why we have test tubes”..right?

      • Tasha: So men and women are equal. But women don’t need men. Yet by the tone of your comment, you expect men to bow down to you, just because you have a vagina?! Face it babe. You’re in the wrong. You’re just some crazed feminist, secretly envying prettier women that get all the men. Same for us men… We don’t need to mess around with people like you, when there are friendlier, sexier, better women that are much easier to satisfy than some man-hating nutjob.

    • Dude she said she doesn’t have low voice. Also that fucking dumb to use that rule of thumb, you do know there’s such a thing as tracheal shave which takes away the appearance of Adam’s apple.

      • Also a lot of men don’t have Adam’s apple. Ths is mostly tree in the Asian population where men well passed their puberty stage have a smooth neck.

  • This is why Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos has such a deep voice. She’s got a huge Adam’s Apple that kind of bulges prominently while she speaks. Too bad she is making one excuse after another for her faulty blood-testing invention.

  • Dawn Michelle J

    It’s funny to me that since we in the LGBT community have received on legal rights, we seem to have more and more women with Adam’s apple’s. I’ve seen this more in my 40’s. Never in my 20’s or 30’s but in my 40’s. With all the people I have been around in my life, men have only been the one’s to have a noticeable Adam’s apple. Now we see more and more women on tv with the noticeable Adam’s apple. I JUST want to know if it is a man or woman, a transgender, or whatever else gender.

  • If you decide you want to be a trans gender that’s your choice just like a man choosing not to date one is their choice, if I was a man I sure in the hell would want to know, let’s face it, trans can’t have babies and a man has a right to know and choose, trans get their choice and everyone else gets theirs too. This goes for women also who gets their choice in dating a born male or not.

  • I also have a man sized Adams apple but it showed up when I was pregnant with my twins and was in the hostipal with an overactive thyroid.

  • I have an Adam’s apple and I’ve been a girl my entire life! I was hoping to see that it was something that was not abnormal however by the comments posted it but it looks like there are many people out there that are going to assume that I’m transgender when I’m not I am a proud mother of two beautiful daughters and just wanted to see if this was something that other people had going on. It’s unbelievable to me that people like me that have this are being immediately considered someone that might be transgender to other people in the CyberWorld there’s absolutely nothing wrong with being transgender but it is just kind of stupid that people wouldn’t Google to figure out if this is something that goes on between both men and women before assuming. We all know what assuming does !!

    • I too have a larger one as well! I am feminine, married, mother of 2, stepmother of 2 also, with 4 grandkids. I have what guys call a very sexy, sultry voice, like Lorain Bacall. I’m 54, never had a problem attracting men in my life, however, within the last couple of years I have been approached by men saying I was the most attractive man they’ve ever seen. ( because of the so called Adams apple). People can be so cruel!

  • ApplesBelongToAdam

    Every women here telling she has a adams apple -> Either they lie to deceive men who start to believe this nonsense. Or ask your parents what they had in mind when they gave you hormons when you were a child or maybe the hospital. I am a Man and have huge Adam’s Apple but I do NOT have an extremly deep voice. I know many other male colleagues that have deep voices but their adam’s apple and throat is little. What most of them have in common is drugs and alcohol consumption either in their youth or today. I noticed when I go party and drink alcohol and speak loud all night, my voice becomes extremly deep and bassy for mostly 1 to 2 days after the event. In the times where I was drinking bear everyday it was the same way. Today I do not drink anymore and dont like to party. My voice is higher than most others but still manly.

  • ApplesBelongToAdam

    In addition: My adam’s apple does not disappear when swallowing.

  • I’m a woman witn a visible Adam’s apple. Men and women both have them. Usually man’s is more visible than a woman’s. It doesn’t make you any less female if you have a more prominent Adam’s apple. Mine has been clearly visible my whole life and I’ve never had any problems with men or women assuming I’m transgenger. We can take a kindergarten lesson and learn everyone is different and perfectly fine just the way they are. And if people can guess that you are gay/straight/transgender/bisexual, all off of a quick glance at your Adam’s apple, they have a serious talent and should find a way to make money off of it

  • Im a girl and I have a large Adam’s apple and before guys try to talk to me they ask me if I’m a transgender I look like a girl and
    I’m snapped like an hourglass but the first thing they see is my Adam’s apple and I didn’t realize how many beautiful girls go through the same
    Thing

  • Concerned Human

    Being transgender isn’t the issue, it’s procreation and THE FACT that STRAIGHT MEN and STRAIGHT WOMEN are in sexual terms, HETEROSEXUAL aka WE DESIRE THE OPPOSITE SEX…so when a transgender individual says “I have value” I say “yes, you have much value as a human soul, but you can’t pay me any amount to date you” WHY? Because I simply desire women, as a hetero-male! Not hatred, just the FACT that I desire WOMEN BY MY VERY NATURE…and to say that I am wrong or hateful because I won’t even entertain the thought of dating a man, no matter how many surgeries are done, what drugs are taken, or any amount of makeup will never change my mind, end. of. discussion…can’t believe I’m being called a hater for simply saying I prefer women, on EVERY ACCOUNT, when it comes to a partner for life, regarding love, procreation, and exclusive monogamous relationships .. and yes, monogamy is also a right that I have, I have THE RIGHT to FREELY EXPRESS that I AM HETEROSEXUAL and I WONT DATE TRANS!…that’s not hatred, it’s my very biological nature, no part of culture instilled that in me, I desired women as far back as I can remember..but regardless of any of your psycho-babble..being an exclusively heterosexual IS NOT “TOOLISH” nor “FOOLISH” but it is MY RIGHT and MY CHOICE..no transgenders will I be dating, and I’m not sorry, I do, however, value them equally as people, yes, I absolutely do!..but I won’t marry them, and I can list one “objective” reason, Procreation OUTSIDE of a test tube..much love to All human souls!

    • Literally no one called you a hater at all here, so stop trying to be a victim. You can choose not to date Transgender people and that’s fine. No one cares and even has to know that you feel that way.

      But when a person chooses to attack transgender people and ignore science and medicine while pushing their ignorant misinformation — that is when a person is nothing but a hater. The latter is what happens almost exclusively on the Internet, which is why you see people condemning the haters as horrible people (because they simply are horrible people).

  • I do not think this true. Because I have a deep voice as a female, as well as being a very low alto in singing range, though that has more to do with your diaphragm. But as I was saying, I have a deep voice and I do not have an Adam’s apple.

  • i think i have an adams apple my voice is not that high, can the adams apple in me grow bigger?

  • You guys (and girls – ahem) are killing me~ lol.

  • RealWomanDoNotInvert

    Most biological women do NOT have an Adam’s Apple.
    I’m sure there are exceptions but this is NOT common.
    Some women do have masculine features but she will still have a female skeleton/skull structure.

    This article is an attempt to normalize male features on women and cover up the fact that many of Hollywood’s actresses are in fact Transgender.

    Have a nice day.

    • Thank you for speaking the truth! Women dont have Adam’s Apples, yet they’re becoming increasingly common on “women” these days. There is a transgender agenda and there has been for a long time, it’s just now starting to become disclosed. Hollywood is full of trannies.

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