Posts tagged "virgins"

The Sworn Virgins of Albania Live Celibate, Gender-Bending Lives

The "burneshas" live in the mountain villages in the hinterland of Albania -- they're women who've lived their entire lives as men, forgoing sex in the process. They're also the subject of photographer Jill Peters' collection, The Sworn Virgins of Albania. The women choose to live as men for a number of reasons, many having…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 25, 2013

MTV Orders Up Reality Show About Virgins

There've been teen moms. There've been "guidos."  There've been rednecks. The next cultural subgroup to get the MTV reality show treatment are a little more, well, innocent: virgins. The hour-long "docu-soap" will follow a group of 18- to 25-year-olds who are remaining abstinent. Some will undoubtedly be tempted and struggling with their abstinence, while I…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2013

8 Of The Oldest Virgins In The World

While a slew of young women (and one sex doll) are eager to auction off their virginities to the highest bidder, there are others who are holding on to their V-cards for dear life. Some even into their golden years and beyond. We honor them, these chaste few who are (mostly) proud to call themselve…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 27, 2013

“Virgin Boy Eggs”: The Nastiest Chinese Snack You Won’t Be Eating

I hope that we're being "Punk'd." If not, then there are people in China who boil chicken eggs in the urine of little boys. And. Then. Eat. Them. I'm not quite sure I agree with Buzzfeed's headline that "virgin boy eggs," as they are called, are a "popular" snack in China, as this is the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 29, 2012

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

Hot, Young Aussies Auction Off Their Virginity For A Documentary

We've heard of people auctioning off their virginity before -- it's so last year. But Australian filmmaker Justin Sisely has taken it to a whole new level. He's rounded up a whole group of virgins willing to sell their virginity for a documentary. Each virgin will get paid $20,000 plus 90 percent of their purchase…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 10, 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

A 56-Year-Old Virgin!

Last week, a retired school teacher named Deborah Parish came before the Texas Board of Education to argue for sex education in schools. "Kids are not ready to be parents, nor are they ready to have AIDS," she said. I don't think anyone's ever ready to have AIDS, but that's besides the point. "I don't…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 22, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Masturbation

This week I got a letter from a teeny bopper, who just can’t seem to "She Bop," if you know what I mean. She wrote:I’m 19, have never had a boyfriend, and am still a virgin.
 I’m not coming to you for relationship advice; the way I see it I don’t need a man right…

By: Dr. V / August 3, 2009

How I Became A Divorced Virgin

I was twenty-nine, single again after a five-year marriage, and a virgin. When I met my now ex-husband Mike, I had just turned 21. We met at small Catholic liberal arts college, and even though I no longer believed in Jesus, the Saints, the Bible, God, really any of that. I was a virgin then,…

By: YourTango.com / July 29, 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

Who Are The 40-Year-Old Virgins?

Contrary to what you've seen on DVD, 40-year-old virgins aren't hairy, awkward, endearing action figure collectors who work in electronic stores. A recent study of 7,000 people discovered the traits real middle-aged virgins tend to possess.

By: Annika Harris / June 9, 2009

Teen To Pay Taxes On Her Virginity

There's a follow-up to a story we told you about the other day. Alina Percea, the 18-year-old who auctioned her virginity to a wealthy Italian businessman for $13,600, may have to give 50% of her earnings to the government who say her act was "tantamount to prostitution." The Romanian-born teenager lives in Germany where prostitutio…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 22, 2009

Teen Auctions Her Virginity And Dishes The Deets

In case your first sexual experience wasn't awkward enough, Alina Percea, the 18-year-old who auctioned her virginity on a German website to help pay for college, is dishing all the details of her experience. Proving he's a real romantic, the 45-year-old Italian businessman whose $13,600 bid won the auction paid to fly Alina to Venice…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 20, 2009

Recession Special: How To Sell Yourself In This Market

While the recession has screwed everyone, it’s really sticking it to a Romanian virgin. Grace Yataco, a Peruvian model, was offered 1.5 million for the chance to pluck her lady flower. Chaste Italian "Big Brother" star Rafaella Fico was offered 1.8 million dollars to be a whore on more than reality television. And here i…

By: Simcha / March 26, 2009

Dealbreaker: The 26-Year-Old Virgin

It was our first date and we talked for 10 hours straight before Jeff kissed me, shaking as he leaned in. He didn't have to lean far -- I had given him nowhere else to go when I pinned him against a chain-link fence outside the coffee shop where we had stopped to refuel. Despite…

By: Diana Vilibert / November 24, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Paris Hilton’s Still Running For President And Tyra’s Making Over Real People

Paris Hilton is getting advice from Martin Sheen about being president. [Funny or Die] A virgin in London celebrated her 105th birthday this week. "People have asked me whether I am a homosexual and the answer is no," said Clara Meadmore. "I have just never been interested in sex. [AFP]…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 10, 2008

Disturbing Trend: Virgins For Sale

Sex sells, and a virgin will cost you a million bucks. While some of us waited for that sensitive teenage boy to deflower us to the Dave Matthews Band (or, rather, the first 30 seconds of "Crash"), a few more entrepreneurial ladies won’t pop their cherry for less than seven figures. Natalie Dylan, who recently…

By: Simcha / September 22, 2008

The Top 10 Songs About Losing Your Virginity

For most, the onset of puberty is coupled with an obsession with sex. From that point on, it’s all about the V-Card. How are you gonna lose it? Who will be your lucky swiper? When and where will it happen? My personal experience involved my high school boyfriend’s bed, some candles, and Dave Matthews playing…

By: Leigh Raines / September 17, 2008

Miley Cyrus, Condom Spokesperson?

LifeStyles Condoms is offering Miley Cyrus $1 million and a lifetime supply of condoms to be the company's spokesperson. According to a press release, LifeStyles supports Miley's decision to remain a virgin until she's married and doesn't want her to become another Jamie Lynn Spears. "With teenage pregnancy running rampant throughout the U.S., LifeStyles Condom…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 28, 2008
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