Posts tagged "virgin"

Man Ordered To Pay $5K For Taking Woman’s Virginity

A Chinese woman’s virginity is worth $5,000, at least in this instance. A woman referred to only by her surname Chen was awarded that amount yesterday by a Chinese court after she sued a man she was dating (and later learned was married) for “violating her right to virginity.” She alleged that he pretended to…

By: Newser / September 17, 2014

Girl Talk: What Losing My Virginity Taught Me About Faith

I was 25 when I kissed someone for the first time.

I’d met him at a local book club, and we hit it off almost instantly. Our first date started at eight p.m. and ended shortly after one a.m. Though we’d planned a second official date for the following Tuesday, we ended up hanging…

By: Dianna Anderson / September 9, 2014

Nigerian Pop Singer Adokiye Ruffles Feathers Offering Her Virginity In Place Of Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram

Well, that’s one way to get attention. Adokiye Kyrian, a Nigerian pop singer, ruffled some feathers this week when she (jokingly?) offered up her virginity if the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram would release the 200+ school girls they kidnapped back in April. She told Vanguard’s Showtime:
“This is 11 p.m. in the night…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 27, 2014

10 Ways Dyeing Your Hair For The First Time Is Like Losing Your Virginity

Believe it or not, saying goodbye your virgin hair is a lot like losing your actual virginity. Whether you’re getting highlights, lowlights, or a full-head dye job, altering your natural hair color for the first time, especially as a full-grown adult, can be pretty terrifying … but also exciting!

I recently decided to…

By: Katie Oldenburg / April 11, 2014

Frisky Q&A: Therese Shechter, Director Of “How To Lose Your Virginity”

Maybe you became sexually active a long time ago. Or sex doesn’t really interest you. Or you’ve done a couple sexual activities but are taking it slowly. No matter who you are or where you live, you will have thought about whether or not you are a “virgin” — and what exactly being a “virgin”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 7, 2014

Catarina Migliorini Attempts Second Online Virginity Auction

Catarina Migliorini, a Brazilian woman who famously auctioned off her virginity to the highest bidder late last year, has put her V-Card back on the market. Apparently, the first, uh, buyer turned out not to be who he said he was, so the deal/deed was never consummated. Round two! [Huffington Post]
Eminem and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 20, 2013

Catarina Migliorini, Brazilian Woman Who Auctioned Virginity, Says She’s “A Victim”

The woman who became an Internet sensation by auctioning off her virginity for $780,000 now says that she was tricked and exploited — and that she’s still a virgin.

Catarina Migliorini, a 21-year-old woman from Brazil, told The Huffington Post by email that the highly publicized Internet auction last October, organized by filmmaker Justin Sisely,…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / July 10, 2013

Chelsea Handler Is Certain Taylor Swift Is A Virgin; What To Do If You Accidentally Send Porn To Your Dad

Chelsea Handler is certain that all of Taylor Swift’s breakups can be attributed to her being a virgin. How thoughtful of Chelsea to share her thoughts on the matter. [Evil Beet Gossip]
This 30-something virgin (not Taylor Swift) needs your help, I mean your penis. [Em & Lo]
Here’s how to deal…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 8, 2013

The Soapbox: Why Lolo Jones’ Reason For Staying A Virgin Infuriates Me

In a recent interview on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” 29-year-old American hurdler Lolo Jones told Mary Carillo that Olympic qualifying is nowhere near as difficult as her struggle to remain a virgin until marriage. Jones said she publicized her vow of chastity because she wants other girls who have made the same decisio…

By: Alexandra Gekas / May 29, 2012

If You Can Prove Tim Tebow Is Not A Virgin, AshleyMadison.com Will Give You $1 Million

Oh AshleyMadison.com, I thought that creating a dating website to promote adultery was the douchiest move any single site could make, but I stand corrected.

Today, you guys have managed to outdo yourselves by offering $1 million dollars to any woman who could prove she had sex with Tim Tebow. Really, guys? I…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / April 27, 2012

Check Out “The Purity Myth” Documentary, Now On DVD

You’re (hopefully) already a fan of The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession With Virginity Is Hurting Young Women, by Jessica Valenti, the kickass activist and blogger who co-founded Feministing.com. But did you know her groundbreaking book has been made into a documentary, now available on DVD? “The Purity Myth” documentary is narrated by Valenti herself…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2011

Meet Three Virgin Roommates On “The Virgin Diaries”

If the world’s most awkward kiss wasn’t enough to garner your interest in TLC’s “The Virgin Diaries,” how about three virgin roommates pushing 30? Actually, two virgins and one “reclaimed virgin.” Tamara, 29, has had sex with all seven of her previous boyfriends, though has abstained from sex in the last couple of years. I believe…

By: Stefanie Blejec / December 2, 2011

On The Matter Of Justin Bieber’s Virginity, Or Lack Thereof

The Justin Bieber paternity lawsuit scandal was one of those things I didn’t actually care about, but I knew all the sordid details because I work at The Frisky. So I’ve had time to develop somewhat strong opinions on the Biebs and his allegedly roving peen. From the get-go, I felt convinced that the alleged…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 16, 2011

Frisky Q&A: Kate Monro, Author Of “The First Time: True Tales Of Virginity Lost & Found”

When a friend introduced me to the author Kate Monro over email, explaining she’d just published a book filled with virginity loss stories, I knew that I would love it, sight unseen. The First Time: True Tales Of Virginity Lost And Found (Including My Own) totally delivered! Monro, who used to work for the band…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2011

Monogamous Sex Is Best For Society, Says Conservative Dude

With so many points of clarifications that we could use from social conservatives — Single motherhood is bad! But so is abortion! — one would think The New York Times’ conservative columnist, Ross Douthat, would have plenty of rich, complicated topics to dig into. But in an op-ed column that ran yesterday, Douhat argued in

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 7, 2011

Dealbreaker: He’s Saving Himself For Marriage

I sat at the airport, waiting to board Virgin Airlines flight 451 traveling non-stop to my sunny destination … to a friend’s wedding. I exhaled. It had been too long since I had been on a real vacation. All my vacation days seem to be designated to other people’s weddings. In the terminal, I replayed…

By: Josephine Ledger / November 3, 2010

How Dorky Boys Lose Their Virginity

Oh boy, guys. There’s a new movie coming out in September about a topic that’s never been explored onscreen before: teen boys losing their virginity!

“The Virginity Hit” stars a lovable dork who’s just dying to lose his V-card and … wait … you say this topic has been explored before?

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 24, 2010

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]
Miss Universe contestants caused a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2010

Jenny Loses Her Virginity On “Gossip Girl” And, Of Course, It’s A Disaster

There I was, minding my own business on Monday night, when I noticed “Jenny Humphrey” from “Gossip Girl” became a trending topic on Twitter, i.e., something everyone is tweeting about. Jenny Humphrey, of course, is the precocious 16-year-old budding fashion designer from Brooklyn, played by Taylor Momsen. With her older brother, Dan, young…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 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
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