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Women traditionally rode side-saddle in order to preserve their hymen, a less-than-perfect signifier for virginity. Miss Tessmacher/Flicker

Reliving virginity: sexual double standards and hymenoplasty

More and more women are requesting surgery to replace their hymens, in an effort to “fake” virginity. But virginity is a psychological state, and a hymen is no reliable indicator it exists. The idea of…

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