Breaking the cultural cycle of hymen reconstruction

10 Nov

By Senay Özdemir, special to shades Magazine

Recently, I tweeted Sadie Stein’s article about women restoring their virginity. To me, this topic is not new, since as an editor of a woman’s magazine we have been dealing with it for a couple of years already. I get outraged about this topic each and every time it comes up.

Why would a woman be judged by this itsy-bitsy mini-tiny thing in her body for all her life? What’s important is that you and your partner/husband shouldn’t care. Unfortunately, according to many, many tribes  and religions, women are just not supposed to enjoy their body … or their life.

Read more in the November full issue of shades …

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: