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Amy Schumer Says Her First Sexual Experience Was Not Consensual

Amy Schumer Says Her First Sexual Experience Was Not Consensual

It would be a huge understatement to merely say it’s a heavy scene for Schumer to revisit while being scrutinized by the public eye.

Bronwyn Isaac | July 15, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Rude Washington GOP Lawmaker Asked Teen Lobbying Group If They Were Virgins

Rep. Mary Dye sure has some bad manners.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 19, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Girl On Girl: The Second First Time

Coming of age, regardless of sexual orientation, is a mess. It’s like an awkward pubescent choose-your-own-adventure book that you are constantly cheating at, reading ahead or skipping back, to try

Morgan Cohn | December 9, 2015 - 11:40 am

MRAs Hunt For The Perfect Virgin Continues Unabated With “No Hymen, No Diamond”

One cool thing that men’s rights activists and extremely conservative Christians have in common is the misguided and dangerous belief that a woman’s “purity” is directly related to her virginity.

Megan Reynolds | September 24, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The Soapbox: Why Russell Wilson & Ciara’s “No-Sex Vow” Weirds Me Out

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recently did an interview with Pastor Miles McPherson at San Diego’s Rock Church in which he not only confirmed that he has been dating pop star Ciara,…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: So-Called Overprotective Dads Are Doing Their Daughters No Favors

A tale as old as time. A so-called overprotective father writes an extreme list of demands for dating his (currently only 2-year-old) daughter, and it goes viral. Retired Navy SEAL…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Leave Male Virgins Alone

I don’t know what it is about me that attracts male virgins. It could be that I’m vocal about just not giving a rat’s ass what people choose to do…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 22, 2014 - 2:10 pm

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…

Dianna Anderson | September 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Ladies, Get A Pap Smear To Become A Teacher In Sao Paulo, Brazil

What does a woman’s past sexual experience have to do with her teaching skills? Just about everything! That’s why the education department in Sao Paolo, Brazil gets all up in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2014 - 5:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2014 - 4:30 pm

On #SurvivorPrivilege And Losing My Virginity To Rape

This weekend, Washington Post columnist George Will wrote an article about sexual assault on college campuses in which he called “victimhood … a coveted status that confers privileges.” In response,

Anonymous | June 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Ilana Glazer (AKA Chronic Gamer Girl) Talks Virginity Loss With Strangers In A Park

Ilana Glazer’s YouTube web series “Chronic Gamer Girl” is my new favorite thing (that’s been around for awhile but I managed to miss it until now, okay?). In this episode,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Katie Oldenburg | April 11, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Meet Elizabeth Raine, The 27-Year-Old Med Student Auctioning Off Her Virginity

A 27-year-old woman going by the name of “Elizabeth Raine” is auctioning off her virginity to help pay for med school … well, kind of. She says money is…

Ami Angelowicz | March 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Attention All Non-Virgins: Jessa Duggar Thinks You’re A Big Slut

“We’ve set our guidelines really high, and people will not understand that. They’ll be like, ‘That’s weird. How are you going to show you really love the guy if you’re…

Ami Angelowicz | March 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2014 - 9:00 am

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2013 - 6:30 pm

“Performance Art” Is Now A Gay College Student Having Anal Sex In An Art Gallery

There’s a stigma around virginity, so gay college student Clayton Pettet, 19, is doing his part by having anal sex inside an art gallery in front of a live audience…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 3:30 pm

The Soapbox: In Praise Of Premarital Sex

There’s a lot that I don’t remember from high school. Algebra. Most of the Italian language. But something my high school health teacher said about premarital sex is still embedded…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

This Video Of A 10-Year-Old Girl Making A Virginity Pledge To Her Father On His Deathbed Creeps Me Out

I’m just going to say it: a 10-year-old girl making an abstinence pledge to her dying father on his hospital bed is all kinds of emotionally manipulative.

I…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2013 - 11:20 am
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