Posts tagged "hymen"

Today’s Lady News: China’s “Fake Virgins” Are On The Rise

The lengths women will go through to seem “pure”: an increasing number of sexually active young Chinese women are getting a surgical “hymen restoration” so they appear to be virgins on their wedding night. A “hymen restoration” costs about $700 and involves a half hour of surgery. [Washington Post]
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By: Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2010

10 Suggestions For Renaming The Hymen

In some cultures, the word “hymen” could use a little re-branding — so the Swedish Association for Sexual Education is renaming it! The Nordic org is publishing literature in English, Arabic and Sorani Kurdish that refers to that little piece of tissue as the “vaginal crown” or “vaginal corona” and provides diagrams and info explaining…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Egypt Wants To Ban A $30 Fake Virginity Kit

Egyptian lawmakers have called for a ban on importing the Artificial Virginity Hymen kit from China, a $30 kit that leaks a blood-like substance when inserted and broken, allowing women to fool men into thinking that they’re virgins. [Fox News]—Hmm, how about a ban on the degrading notion that a woman is only valuable if…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 6, 2009

Russian Woman Restored Her Virginity Six Times

Once would have been more than enough.

A Russian woman, known only as “Natalia K,” allegedly underwent six hymenoplasties to “restore her virginity” for her husband.

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2009

Science Class: Your Hymen and You

Guys sure love tearing into our hymens. It’s about time we do too. Because, like, it’s part of you…or at least it was until you had pre-marital sex, you tramp! Just kidding, but seriously, knowledge is power. And like Wonder Woman and She-Ra before us, we deserve Powerful Privates, right? After the jump, a crash…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 30, 2009

I’m Bringing My Virginity Back

Ever wonder what it would be like if you were a virgin again? Have you wished you could recreate the night you gave up your goodies? He would gaze deeply into your eyes and tell you how much he loves you in front of a roaring fireplace over soft music and candlelight with rose petal…

By: Persia Ali / December 18, 2008

Reach Out And Touch Someone

Phone sex is a fun way to keep in touch while a loved one is out of the country. But usually when we complain about being raped by long distance charges, we’re only talking about the bill. A family in Tunisia, however, is suing a man they claim took their daughter’s virginity over the phone.

By: Simcha / April 28, 2008