virginity

Do Christian Teens Really Have Butt Sex to Avoid Losing Their ‘Virginity’?

From getting it, to eating it, to having it, welcome to Ass Week, MEL’s weeklong exploration of the body part du jour. At first, Austin and…

The Couples Who Remain Virgins for Years After Their Wedding Night

When Paul married Monica in 1997, they were a couple of doe-eyed, evangelical twentysomethings whose fast-approaching wedding night meant they were tantalizingly close to cinching…

When Having Sex Is A Requirement For Being Considered ‘A Real Man’

It occurred to Colby Fleming, a sociologist at Westat, that as a guy he’d likely never be slut-shamed (or “stud-shamed,” as he calls it), since…

Men Who Lose Their Virginity to Sex Workers

To get entirely too personal: I lost my virginity at 18, shortly after graduating high school, which I do recall thinking was just in the…