Virginity Is a Myth

And it hurts women the most.

Shannon Ashley
Nov 16, 2018 · 5 min read

There’s no physical marker for virginity.

There’s no agreement on the definition of virginity.

The “value” of virginity mostly applies to women.

Our fixation with virginity harms women in other ways too.

Purity culture thrives upon the notion of virginity.

Virginity doesn’t do anything but pile on the shame.

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Shannon Ashley

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Single mama, full-time writer, ex-vangelical. It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Top Writer. https://onlyfans.com/shannon.ashley

Awkwardly Honest

A home for some of my most cringe-worthy tales that have been well-received on Medium.

Shannon Ashley

Written by

Single mama, full-time writer, ex-vangelical. It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. Top Writer. https://onlyfans.com/shannon.ashley

Awkwardly Honest

A home for some of my most cringe-worthy tales that have been well-received on Medium.

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