Tag Archive: virginity

The Birds and the Bees: Let’s talk about sex education.


Trigger warning: Graphic discussion of sex and sexuality. The Heinemann Encyclopedia gave me my first insight into the mystery of ‘sex.’ I was a precocious eight year old, and read everything I could… Continue reading

‘Popping the cherry’: Is virginity real?


Cherries, Flowers, V-Plates.. we all know the euphemisms. Growing up, I remember virginity being discussed everywhere. It was in every bad American high school show, the sealed sections in Dolly/Cosmo Magazine (which I… Continue reading