Genes Could Be Partly To Blame For Why It Took You Until Sophomore Year Of College To Lose Your Virginity (But Only Partly) The more we learn about genes the more they get a bad rep. Yes, Jennifer, certainly there are people who have a genetic predisposition to obesity, but that’s an infinitesimally small percentage. I’m thinking the potato chips and lack of motion might have more to do with it in your case than Crick and Watson.… Read the rest
It Might Not Be The Acne After All: Why The Age At Which You Lose Your Virginity Might Be Genetic Hey Teens: If You’re Still A Virgin, Blame Your Parents. (It’s Not As Creepy As It Sounds.) The more we learn about genes the more they get a bad rep. Yes, Jennifer, certainly there are people who have a genetic predisposition to obesity, but that’s an infinitesimally small percentage.… Read the rest
In a scorching rebuke to the traditional “science” of forcing Afghani women to undergo “virginity exams,” Human Rights Watch has strongly denounced the practice. For reasons that border on the ludicrous, women are routinely forced to undergo these exams, which are purported to identify “zina,” or sex outside of marriage. Reasons could include if a woman runs away, for instance. Never mind if she might have been running from an abusive situation at home, or even as the result of other sexual trauma. She would still be forced to undergo an examination that amounts to little more than a repeated sexual assault. Or in some cases, women have been forced to undergo the examinations just for sitting next to a man.