This story was reported with the Fuller Project , a journalism nonprofit reporting on global issues impacting women. No medical procedure exists that can prove if a woman—or a man, for that matter—is a virgin. We set out to dispel them. The hymen is a membranous tissue found near the entrance of the vagina, but it does not usually completely cover it like a seal. Most women have hymen tissue that surrounds the entrance of the vagina, forming roughly a doughnut or crescent shape. But hymens, like many body parts, vary widely in shape, size, and thickness.
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That's the rumour anyway - that the first time a woman has penetrative sex, her hymen will break, she will bleed, and probably be in a mild to considerable amount of pain. In some cases, the myth even goes so far as to suggest that the hymen disappears entirely once penetration occurs, making it the defining factor in determining whether a woman is a virgin or not. The first myth the women tackled was that the hymen "breaks" the first time a woman has vaginal intercourse. It would make sense then that the feeling of being penetrated is going to be fairly unique to whoever is experiencing it.
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This teensy piece of tissue, usually no more than a few centimeters in diameter , is the subject of so many sexist, slut-shamey, virgin-shamey rumors, and the real kicker is it's not something most people ever see or notice in their lifetimes. The big hymen myth—the one I heard over and over again as a pre-teen, before I even knew that sex was anything more than passionate kissing—was that the first time a woman has sex, it breaks or, more colloquially, "pops" , which is painful and causes a lot of bleeding. While bleeding and pain are accompaniments of first-time sex for some people , they're not a guarantee, and definitely nothing down there does any popping. Your hymen is just a thin piece of membrane that sits about two centimeters inside the vaginal opening, says Dr. Rebecca Brightman, an ob-gyn in New York.
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