In South African Zulu culture, a "pure" woman deserves an expensive party.
Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.
Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
They're stale and stigmatizing, and I'm very, very sick of them.
Newly-married women in the Kanjarbhat community must submit to a humiliating test to prove their chastity. Members of Stop The V-Ritual say it's time for the practice to end.
“Try not to laugh too much.”
Experts on sexual violence say Kavanaugh revealed a deep misunderstanding of sexual assault when he brought up virginity during a Fox News interview.
Most people lose their virginity once, but after transition, do trans people get to have sex for the first time, a second time?
As a teenage boy, and later a woman, I saw men try, fail, and finally succeed at learning to love.
As a teen, I felt stuck in a miserable balancing act: hiding tampons from my family or being shamed by friends for not using them.