I really loathe that word and find no redeemable qualities in it, because it is inherently about valuing a woman’s sexual experience through a patriarchal lens. Fuck that!

I have several friends and acquaintances who think it’s hot when their partner refers to them that way, and hey, if that works for them, fine. But I think it’s still a type of internalized misogyny.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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