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What's In a Number: Half Virgins and One Night Stands

Matthew Terrell | Posted 11.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

The question "How many sexual partners have you had?" reveals more about what we consider sex, than how much sex we have had.

Black Virgins Are Not For Hipsters?

Jenee Darden | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Jenee Darden

Black Virgins Are Not For Hipsters is the play I've been waiting for. In her one-woman show, actress and writer Echo Brown, 31, powerfully shares her personal experience of love, sexuality, interracial dating, abuse, race and so much more.

7 Absurd Things Pop Culture Taught You About Losing Your Virginity

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 10.18.2015 | Women

Ah, female virginity. For most women, there's a moment where they become hyper-aware of their own virginity, suddenly realizing that they're in t...

'Jane The Virgin’ Season 2 Will Feature Two Weddings And A Mystery

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.12.2015 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Jane Gloriana Villanueva is a dreamer. But even the “Jane The Virgin” protagonist's wildest fantasies are no matc...

Is Virginity As Big Of A Deal As It Used To Be?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 10.08.2015 | Women

Dr. Zoe Peterson, an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, believes that for m...

26 Reasons I'm Proud to Be a 26-Year-Old Virgin

Brittney Grimes | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Brittney Grimes

I love being an artist. Through writing, modeling and spoken word, I am able to convey my love for the craft. Being left-handed also goes along with me being super creative. But what is even more unique than being left-handed is that I am a proud 26-year-old virgin.

MRA Group Searches For 'Beautiful Virgin' Brides With Intact Hymens

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.26.2015 | Women

"If they weren't good enough for the one they gave it up to, why would they be good enough for you?" That's the logic behind a Facebook page called "N...

Why the Good Guy Isn't Made for Reality TV

JimDre Westbrook | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices
JimDre Westbrook

Drama and sex sell reality TV and I'm not having either. If I became the first African-American male featured as The Bachelor, it would be the weakest season ever (even worse than Juan Pablo's season).

Confessions Of An 'Old' Virgin

Wes Janisen | Posted 07.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Wes Janisen

My unshakable virginity was due to 40% social anxiety, 30% bad taste in potential sexual partners, 15% unrealistic expectations, 10% stupidity and 5% being a little too focused on pizza.

What It's Like Being A 30-Year-Old Virgin

JimDre Westbrook | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices
JimDre Westbrook

In 2015, being a 30-year-old virgin and living in Las Vegas seems highly unlikely and almost impossible. Virginity and Sin City are like vinegar and oil -- they don't mix. For me, being a virgin and living in Las Vegas is everyday life.

Growing Up: The Hardest, Most Enjoyable Thing You Will Do

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

When you're an adolescent, coming into your teen years sounds awesome. We wake up every morning pick out outfits based on how we feel that day, or consider the thought of grabbing the attention of a cute boy at school. Life is so easy for us then.

4 Relationship Lessons from 'The Bachelor,' Chris Soules Edition

Taylor Marsh | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Taylor Marsh

A woman can't possibly have a healthy relationship, let alone hope it will last, if she's still finding herself, protecting herself.

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My father had warned me about high school boys on the day he returned me home to New Mexico after a year with him in Texas. He'd sat on my bed and wept, telling me how boys are. He knew because he'd been one of the bad boys.

Vanderbilt Sex Ed Week Features Discussion On Virginity

Vanderbilt Hustler | Posted 03.16.2015 | College

After noticing a trend of student questions regarding virginity at their other events, Vandy Sex Ed decided to include a discussion of virginity durin...

I Was 29, Divorced, And A Virgin

YourTango | Posted 05.02.2015 | Divorce

When I met my now ex-husband Mike, I had just turned 21. I was a virgin then and I was a virgin when we divorced.

How To Be A Virgin At 25

Grace Heimsness | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Grace Heimsness

People talk about you being gay and when it gets around to you, a part of you wishes you were. Maybe it would be easier. But you're not. When you learn how to get yourself off, all you can think about is the boy you like. He never texts you.

Catherine Pearson

How It Feels To Be An 'Unintentional Virgin' | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women

Katherine, 25, grew up in a conservative Pennsylvania town and went to schools where the only sex education was abstinence-based. Her parents didn’t...

Mary and Joseph

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Joseph and Mary remind us that Christmas is a genuine love story--the story of God's unwavering love for us and our love for him; the marvelous love of a wife and a husband and the joyous wonder of a first child.

Virginity: Tough for Men and Women

Dustin Siggins | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Dustin Siggins

I was considered the radical Catholic for being sexually abstinent, being pro-life, and attending church weekly. This was especially true in college. So I figured that I was just about the only person, and pretty much the only Catholic, who was abstaining from sexual relations from marriage, and I resigned myself to being a lifelong virgin.

How Virgins Really Feel In College

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.03.2014 | College

If you're a virgin in college, calm down, because you aren't alone. Everyone on campus is not going out, getting wasted and shacking up with a ran...

Am I the Only Virgin in College?

Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW | Posted 11.13.2014 | College
Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW

I often hear this question, spoken with anguish, in my office. It's not the real question being asked, but it's the one that's easiest to pose. The short answer is "no." You can't take it back so listen to yourself, think about what kind of experience you would really like, and don't worry how many virgins are wandering around campus.

I Almost Quit Writing; This Book Is Why I Didn't

Maya Rodale | Posted 11.05.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

Earlier this year, I almost quit writing. The hours are endless, the pay is wildly unpredictable, and writing emotionally driven books is draining.

What's Up With Young People and Virginity? Not What You Think

Laura Stepp | Posted 09.16.2014 | Good News
Laura Stepp

Here's a shocker: Virginity is cooler than it used to be among teens and young adults. At least that's what entertainment giant MTV, creator of Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant, is hoping as it aired this week the first of a series called Virgin Territory featuring 15 young women and men in their late teens and early 20s who haven't had sex.

I Wasn't Sure If I Lost My Virginity

Jennifer Garam | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Jennifer Garam

Patrick was the most gorgeous guy I'd ever seen. He'd been on both the football and basketball teams before he graduated, and I'd had a crush on him for over a year.

Elizabeth Raine and Belle Knox: Why Sex Work Is Not the New Suffrage?

Jess Carbino | Posted 07.12.2014 | Media
Jess Carbino

The oldest profession in the world is alive and well. Although most sex workers historically have not had a public voice, the voice representing sex w...