We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex
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.
Six-Word Advice for Anyone About to Lose Their Virginity
“Try not to laugh too much.”
I’m a 29-Year-Old Pregnant Virgin
"This is me giving a middle finger to the people who told me I couldn’t do it because I’m not married yet."
Hymen Reconstructions Are Still Very Much a Thing in Europe
I hung out with a Spanish Roma woman while she was having her virginity "reinstalled".
Virgins On What They Think Sex Is Like
"I have quite realistic expectations, but there’s also that part of you that wants it to be a big deal: all your female ancestors stand in a line and congratulate you and shake your hand, you know?”
This Weekend, I Got a Blowjob for the First Time Ever
VICE's Alhan Gençay reflects on his first oral experience.
Losing Your Virginity to a Sex Worker Can Be Therapeutic
Paying for sex can help some men overcome their issues with intimacy.
It's a waste of time that takes up too much mental space. Life is better without it.
Porn Stars Talk About Losing Their Virginity
We visited the Venus 2016 Festival in Berlin to ask porn stars the differences between real sex and sex on camera.
Why Virginity Auctions Haven't Disappeared Yet
There's a specific bit of historical context to the idea of valuing first-time sex, and it doesn't seem to be changing just yet.
How a Tattoo on My Vagina Helped Me Finally Relax During Sex
I was always worried what men would think when they went "down there."
What It's Like To Finally Sleep With Your Long-Term Crush
"It was like losing my virginity again."