TI’s hymen checks are horrific. So is the entire concept of virginity

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The rapper’s revelation about his daughter should remind us of the misogyny inherent in valuing sexual inexperience

It’s a story as gross as it is outrageous: the rapper TI went on the Ladies Like Us podcast and told the hosts that he takes his daughter to an annual gynecological exam to confirm that she is still a virgin. “I will say, as of her 18th birthday, her hymen is still intact,” he said.

The internet exploded. The podcast’s hosts apologized and pulled the episode.

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