virginity

Culture

The Bad Virgin Jokes on ‘The Bachelor’ Might Make Me Finally Stop Watching

They're stale and stigmatizing, and I'm very, very sick of them.
Mica Lemiski
1.18.19
marriage

The WhatsApp Group Fighting Virginity Tests in India

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.
Payal Mohta
12.4.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Take Someone's Virginity Ethically

11 ways to make sure your partner feels sexy, comfortable, and cared for.
Anna Pulley
10.9.18
SEX

Six-Word Advice for Anyone About to Lose Their Virginity

“Try not to laugh too much.”
Anna Goldfarb
10.9.18
supreme court

What Brett Kavanaugh Got Wrong About Sexual Assault and Virginity

Experts on sexual violence say Kavanaugh revealed a deep misunderstanding of sexual assault when he brought up virginity during a Fox News interview.
Marie Solis
9.25.18
The VICE Guide to Life

How to Have Sex for the First Time

Everything you need to know about losing your virginity.
Anna Pulley
9.13.18
Broadly

5 Trans Women Discuss Losing Their Virginity—Twice

Most people lose their virginity once, but after transition, do trans people get to have sex for the first time, a second time?
Diana Tourjée
8.21.18
Sex

Having Sex With Straight Men and Learning to Love as a Transgender Woman

As a teenage boy, and later a woman, I saw men try, fail, and finally succeed at learning to love.
Diana Tourjée
8.14.18
Broadly

What It's Like Growing Up with the Belief that Tampons Take Virginity

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.
Leila Ettachfini
7.27.18
virginity

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."
Sarah Berman
2.7.18
Sex

What It’s Like Being a Virgin at 40

“Hearing stories from people about dating, songs about sex and love, or even reading about it, has always made me feel abnormal as a human being.”
Trevor Risk
12.19.17
Sex

For Many Romani Women, Marriage Requires a Reconstructed Hymen

I hung out with a Spanish Roma woman while she was having her virginity "reinstalled."
Sabina Urraca
12.6.17
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