How a Goddess Became a Virgin: The Real History of Virgo

In some cultures, the Goddess Isis was a Virgo.

Nadège, sex scholar
Pleasure Science
Published in
11 min readFeb 2, 2020

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Image by DarkWorkX from Pixabay
Image by DarkWorkX from Pixabay.

Are you surprised to discover that the constellation Virgo, who today is synonymous with virginity, was originally a Goddess of birth and sexuality? By mapping Virgo’s celestial identity throughout the ages this fair maiden blossoms into a complex woman with a rich history. She is so…

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Nadège, sex scholar
Pleasure Science

Sex scholar & bestselling author featured in Cosmo, Women's Health, & The History Channel. Check out EMPOWERED SEX → PleasureScience.com (they/she)