and their complete & total irrelevance

Hymens: a vestigial skin tag that has absolutely nothing to do with virginity or a female bodied person’s worth, yet somehow (this week especially) we continue to ruminate on their meaning. The doctors dive into recent news of rapper T.I.’s reported “virginity testing” & accompanying his daughter to the gynecologist to ensure her purity with this made up medical test. Here’s everything you need to know about hymens and the repulsive idea of a “virginity test.”