You haven’t been told your whole life that your entire worth and value to society is predicated on how attractive you are to a man — to someone outside yourself. If you can’t even attempt to understand what that might be like, and how it might affect your understanding of your own sexuality, there is no further point in me attempting to explain.

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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