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Tag Archive | "Virginity"

Comment of the Week: Virginity Has No Intrinsic Value

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi Madamoiselle L wrote an impassioned 1000-word essay on “The Cult of Perfect Pure Virginity” in response to the discussion of the post “Wise Guys: What’s the Big Deal with Virgins?” Here’s an abridged version: I think we are again putting value on something which has NO intrinsic value (‚Äúvirginity‚ÄĚ) and using [...]

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The Virgin Diaries – How Video Games Taught Me What Sexy Is

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her fourth installment: From the moment I spotted her sitting on a shelf at a local Best Buy, I knew I wanted [...]

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Introducing “The Virgin Diaries”

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi Perhaps you’re familiar with our regular contributor, Katherine Chen, a sophomore English major at Princeton University. She’s written several thoughtful essays on topics like porn and puberty. What really sets apart her involvement with our site about sex, however, is the fact that she’s never had any. But just because one [...]

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Wise Guys: What’s the Big Deal with Virgins?

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Virgins — turn off or turn on? A challenge, or too much of a responsibility?” Gay Single Guy (Daniel): My best friend told me once that with the first virgin you deflower, you become a cherub; the second, [...]

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Comments of the Week: Do It When Everyone’s Ready

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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photo by (nutmeg) We got a TON of great comments on the “How Long Can a Virgin Make a Guy Wait?” post, from Spes, SS, Madamaoiselle L….it was so hard to choose one! So we picked two: Rhett Butler: Let me recast the question to illuminate it a bit more.¬† While the analogy isn’t perfect, [...]

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Your Call – How Long Can a Virgin Make a Guy Wait?

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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photo by (nutmeg) Dear Em & Lo, I’m a 26-year-old virgin and, while I’m not waiting for marriage, I am waiting for the right guy. You know, that guy that won’t pressure me for sex because it’s the 3rd date or break up with me after 3 months because I’m not ready. And yes, both [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: The Sexiness of Abstinence

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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Our contributor Katherine Chen, a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her third installment: These days, every girl between 10 and 50 seems to be obsessed with the Twilight Saga. You’d think it was because [...]

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Naked News: Pot-Smoking Hippies & Tina Fey’s Cherry

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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photo via The U.S. National Archives I was going to have sex…and then I got high. New study shows that¬†pot-smoking may cut a man’s sex life short. Speaking of pot-smoking hippies, a¬†federal judge in San Francisco¬†refused to dismiss a constitutional challenge to Proposition 8, ruling that a trial was required to resolve legal and factual [...]

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Comment of the Week: Virgins Aren’t Sizeists

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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photo by ILoveButter “Please don‚Äôt kill me for saying this, but as a virgin I‚Äôve come to believe that — at least in my own case — I have an advantage. I could honestly care less if I married a man who was 2 inches, 4 inches or 6 inches. It seems Western society puts [...]

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Film: What It Felt Like the Very First Time

Monday, July 20, 2009

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Eve Waltermaurer, producer and director of First Eve Waltermaurer, a professor of sociology at SUNY New Paltz, is producer and director of FIRST, a documentary about women’s sexual first times. The film features ten women, ages 16 to 89, spilling the beans in their own bedrooms (complete with teddy bear and framed prom photo, in [...]

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