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
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