Taboo
11 People Spill About Their First Time Having Sex

We're breaking down the stigma about sex — and losing your "virginity."

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Sex. Oftentimes it's fun and pleasurable, and yes, sometimes it's awkward. But losing your v-card? That’s a whole other story. It can be a little bit nerve-wracking and sometimes confusing for that very first time.
Still, losing your virginity is different for every person, unique to your own sexual experience and preference. And though the word can weigh heavily, it’s actually a made-up social construct. While it’s traditionally defined by penetrative sex, it’s simply a label — an imaginary object — that means something different to everyone. And no, you can’t "lose it."
Of course, the concept of virginity still has an effect on the world, even though the only difference between people who have “lost” their “virginity” and those who haven’t is that one group has had sex. Remember: Your life is not defined by the sexual choices that you make, and it certainly won’t change who you are as a person.
With that in mind, sex can still be awesome. And yes, even during your first time. Watch above as everyday people talk about losing their virginity — sharing all the pointers, advice, and stories that might answer a few questions. Whenever you do decide to have sex for the first time, remember it’s your body, your choice, and all about you feeling good.

About Taboo

It’s true we have freedom of speech, but sometimes, certain topics feel impossible to talk about. Think: going commando or braless, losing your virginity, and yes, even pooping in public. And usually, these subjects are pretty common to everyone. But they’re kept pretty hush-hush thanks to their tainted reputations — until now. Because it’s time we had the candid conversations, we’re shedding light on all of your most natural and human affairs — loud and proud, and one taboo at a time.

Busting The Taboo Of Losing Your Virginity Having SexReleased on May 10, 2018
Taboo
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It’s true we have freedom of speech, but sometimes, certain topics feel impossible to talk about. Think: going commando or braless, losing your virginity, and yes, even pooping in public. And usually, these subjects are pretty common to everyone. But they’re kept pretty hush-hush thanks to their tainted reputations — until now. Because it’s time we had the candid conversations, we’re shedding light on all of your most natural and human affairs — loud and proud, and one taboo at a time.

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