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Hymen Checking? Unfortunately, Still a Thing in 2019

Rapper T.I. came under fire today for disclosing on an episode of the podcast, Ladies Like Us, that he takes his eldest daughter to the gynecologist every year to “check her hymen” to ensure it is still intact. T.I. went on… Continue Reading →

T.I. and Consent

In a recent podcast interview, the rapper, T.I. revealed that he visits the gynecologist with his eighteen-year-old daughter, Dejyah Harris. This isn’t a common check up to ensure her health, but to ensure that her hymen is still intact, overall,… Continue Reading →

Rapper T.I Takes His Daughter to the Gynecologist to Ensure Her Virginity: WTF?!

Glorifying virginity, a social construct, can even be seen through toxic parenting, or rather, toxic parental control.  T.I, a well-known rap artist, has gone viral after sharing on a podcast that he takes his 18-year-old daughter to annual gynecologist visits… Continue Reading →

What is done in Secret Comes to Light: History of Sexual Abuse by Priests

Men within the Catholic Church that desire to become priests have to both be unmarried and celibate. Celibacy is the practice of abstaining from marriage and sexual behaviors. However, there have been centuries of accounts of priests not keeping their… Continue Reading →

“How do I know when I’m ready to have sex?” – talking to young girls about sex

Looking for ideas on how to talk to young women about sex? Check out DM’s suggestions for scripting your conversation with pre-teen girls in forums like sex education classes, sex awareness programs, or even in your own family. —- Sex!… Continue Reading →

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