Category Archives: male virginity

V-Card Diaires: Garrett “I thought of him as my second sexual partner, not as the man I gave my gay virginity to.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Garrett from California who realized that casual sex didn’t make him feel unclean or ashamed–just stupid. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. A little about myself: I am a 21-year-old bisexual male from California. I […]

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Busting Myths About Adult Virgins

I don’t think I ever posted here about another story I did for Nerve.com called Sexless in the City: The Truth About Adult Virgins. It was a chance to address a lot of the mythology about folks who haven’t yet become sexually active, and all the stigma that goes with that. I was excited to […]

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V-Card Diaries: Mitch “I was sure I was the oldest male virgin outside of the Vatican.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Mitch in the US. He lost his virginity with a woman he met at a single event and  is glad it happened with a woman he cared about. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. A little […]

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“If you could sum up your first sexual experience in a SFW gif, what would it be?”

  These are hilarious. They came from an askreddit post that asked “If you could sum up your first sexual experience in a SFW gif, what would it be?” Points for not ALL being penis-in-vagina allegories. My personal favorite is the kitty with the banana, but I can’t resist a good cat gif. Which is […]

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Our US TV premiere is this Saturday on Fusion!

Have you heard? How To Lose Your Virginity will have its US television premiere on Fusion, the hot new cable channel from ABC and Univision that targets millennials. Here’s all the info you need to know: TV Premiere & Live Tweet! Saturday, Feb. 8th at 8pm EST Team Trixie will be live tweeting the premiere! […]

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V-Card Diaries: Billy “At one point she asked if I had to touch myself to come which I replied I f***ing hope not!”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Billy in Australia, who feels like experience has taught him to be a more conscientious and giving lover. Billy saw How To Lose Your Virginity on Australian TV, and the film will have another broadcast in Australia on Studio on Feb. 15, 2014. If you want to tell your […]

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V-Card Diaries: Eddie ” “I am one of those few men that still values my own virginity like a treasure.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Eddie in Houston, who believes that virginity is a treasure you share with the person who is The One. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. About me:  I’m 17, male and Latin. I live in […]

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An interview with Angela Tucker, director (a)sexual

From time to time we republish our favorite posts. This originally ran in August 2010. The film, now called (A)sexual, has been a huge success, and is out and available on Netflix and Hulu! We first heard about Angela Tucker’s in-the-works documentary Asexuality: The Making Of A Movement from Elizabeth, one of her subjects, when […]

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When it comes to losing their virginity, are boys more romantic, more ignorant or just more honest?

From time to time we republish our favorite posts. This originally ran in April, 2012. “The proportion of all American adolescents in their mid-teens claiming sexual experience has decreased, and for boys the decline has been especially steep” writes Amy Schalet in her excellent New York Times article about boys becoming sexually active later than […]

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Alternatives to saying "I’m a Virgin"

From time to time we republish our favorite posts. This originally ran in July, 2011. We talk a lot about our very hazy definitions of virginity and how unhelpful they can be in describing our sexual experience. So, we loved this list from Heather Corinna, (founder of Scarleteen and one of the stars of our […]

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Repost: Dealing with the Big Reveal: Coming out as a virgin

Back by popular demand, here’s one of our most linked-to posts. This post originally ran in January 2011. Share your biggest older virgin myths here. I recently got a note from Ferrette (who did a wonderful First Person for us a while back) with this question: “Have you ever written any articles about the experience […]

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From the archives: Feminist Sex Tips for First-Timers

From time to time, we repost something we like that we’ve recently rediscovered in our archives. This is from Sept, 2011. The Times Online just ran this question in its sex advice column: I am a 38-year-old virgin. After a very awkward situation at the age of 15 I have never tried again because I […]

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Casting Call for Virgins. I’m Not Kidding. A Guest Post from Belle Vierge

Therese’s intro: I get a lot of requests from producers asking for my help in recruiting virgins for their exploitative reality shows. In my opinion, reality TV is the last place you ever want to trust with anything important or sensitive about your life. This is an actual true life example: Me: I’d love to […]

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V-Card Diaries: Chris “In real life, they were a couple. But in the live-action role-playing game, she and I were.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Chris in Portland, Oregon, whose serious romantic complications began with a live action role-playing game. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. Tell us about yourself: I’m a 33-year-old white male video artist living in Portland, […]

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Films we want to see: “The To-Do List”starring Aubrey Plaza

[Update: The New York Times gave it a great review] I can’t wait for Aubrey Plaza’s new film ‘The To-Do list” (she’s April Ludgate on “Parks and Recreation” ) Inspired by writer/director Maggie Carey’s own life as a teen, it twists the standard teen sex comedy narrative: Nerdy high school student Brandy, and not her […]

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V-Card Diaries: Charles “I was OK with my occasional fooling around that always got close but never ended in sex”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Charles in New York City, who has had a recent boost in self-confidence and is now ready to dive into the dating scene. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. Tell us about yourself: I am […]

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We found some real advice for you on getting awesome with women

We want to reprint every word of Chloe Angyal’s essay on real advice for guys who want to meet women. But because we don’t want to violate copyrights and good manners, we’ll share this section about two topics that guys often raise in our V-Card Diaries stories and comments. Yes, she dishes out some tough […]

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Just The Tip: Virginity in the News featuring Sarah Jacobson’s films, Tami Taylor and #SB5, a telenovela about a virgin, video from our Kinsey show, and more…

Filmmaker Sarah Jacobson was a groundbreaking filmmaker who celebrated the 1990s Riot Grrrl DIY esthetic with films such as the fantastic feature ‘Mary Jane’s Not A Virgin Anymore.’ I was lucky enough to see this and others in a rare screening last night, and I was blown away by the film’s treatment of female and […]

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Comment of the week: “Put yourselves out there and your virgin era will seem like a distant memory.”

From time to time we highlight comments from the blog that we especially like. This one was left by Mitch on the post “A Shout-Out to Older Virgins” On my 21st birthday I was depressed and thought I was the oldest male virgin outside of the Vatican. I thought my chances of losing my virginity […]

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V-Card Diaries: David “I remember asking, ‘Is it in?’ I lasted all of about a minute.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from David in St. Louis, whose gradual progression towards sex took a lot more time than the actual sex part. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. Tell us about yourself: I am a 26-year-old male and […]

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Ask Me Anything about Virginity on Reddit this Wednesday!

This Wednesday at 3pm (eastern time), I’m going to be doing an Ask Me Anything on Reddit! I’m so excited about talking virginity and answering all your questions, so please join in the conversation. This will be my first time [insert virginity pun here] on Reddit, so I’m a bit nervous. That’s why I’d love […]

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Just the Tip: Virginity in the News [Sex Beyond The Wall, Sex in a Pill, and more Virgin Reality Shows]

Who knew that the cave sex of Game of Thrones’ boringest sexy couple evah, Jon Snow and Ygritte, would spawn so many think pieces about virginity and sex (with Mad Men and Girls thrown in for good measure, which sounds a lot like our Damsels in Discussion podcast series, but I digress…) First, a look […]

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V-Card Diaries: Ellie “We was at his house lying on his bed when let’s say ‘things happened’ “

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Ellie in London, whose first time having sex wasn’t great, but after a year in a relationship it still felt special. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. Tell us about yourself: I am female, 15, […]

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V-Card Diaries: Moise “I gave oral once and that is the only sexual intercourse I’ve had.”

Our latest V-Card Diaries comes from Moise in Canada, who is tired of rejection and has set some serious prereqs for penetration. If you want to tell your story, go to our submission form. We’d love to run it in this blog. Tell us about yourself: My name is Moise–or Moses in English. I’m a […]

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Viral Virginity Video Time: You’ll never guess what everyone is searching for on Google!

A YouTube video that’s currently going viral features an interesting take on the aging process and a ton of virginity references. The first shot of the video titled, “Life through Google’s eyes,” shows us what Google generates as suggestions to finish the search phrase, “I’m 10 and…” with the age in the search term increasing […]

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Books We Want: “Losing It: How we popped our cherry over the last 80 years” by Kate Monro

Our favorite UK virginity geek Kate Monro has a great book out: “Losing It: How we popped our cherry over the last 80 years.” Based on her blog The Virginity Project, Kate has put together an astonishing collection of stories, from Edna, who lost her virginity in 1940 aged 25, to Charlie, a young, disabled […]

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What was your first time like? What do you think it will be like? Take our V-Card Diaries survey!

UPDATE APRIL 15th AFTERNOON: After an intense two days, we created a prototype from your data. Check it out here! Please help us continue to collect data as we refine our project. Based on your answers and feedback, this data is guiding us as we shape the final interactive questionnaire for the app. Your responses […]

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Just the Tip: A grumpy line-up of Virginity in the News featuring Steubenville rape, Real Doll virginity auctions, bad sex advice, Chinese Love Hunters, the Bachelor Virgin and more…

With additional reporting by Judy Park Here’s a gem of commentary on the Steubenville rape verdict: an incredibly prescient 2011 Onion SportsDome video called “Athlete Overcomes Rape.” [Click on that link because it's not emedable.] That’s the one he committed, not one he survived. This satire at its finest from America’s Finest News Source is […]

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Ask Trixie: What can give me an edge in dating?

From time to time we get letters with questions about virginity, sex, relationships, feminism or filmmaking, and we answer them here. Got a question of your own?  Ask Trixie here. Dear Trixie – Another one of those older virgins approaching the age of 30 here. I guess my story is a fairly standard one of […]

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Just the Tip: Virginity in the News featuring Purity Shake, Russian army virgins, pulp promiscuity and tampon questions

This week’s Just The Tip is by newest Team Trixie Films member Judy Park. She’s taking a short break from studying at Brown University where she’s getting her degree in the History of Art and Architecture. She doesn’t tweet or keep a blog, thankyouverymuch. A roundup of the latest virginity stories in the media: Watching […]

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