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 …


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