Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

The #NoHymenNoDiamond Guide to Marriage or The Seven Habits of Magical Thinking, Misogyny and Matrimony

Ariel Disney Hymen-1There is an absurd twitter hashtag trending, #NoHymenNoDiamond along with #NoCherryDontMarry, as in “if a woman is not a virgin, she is damaged goods and no man should marry her.” Wow, 2015, you are a treasure trove of outdated moralistic surprises. Needless to say, there is also a backlash. This consists of important challenges to the values of the hashtag, as well as basic anatomy lessons.

Abstinence. How convenient that it should trend just as the House voted to defund Planned Parenthood…

Determined to do my part, I created…

The #NoHymenNoDiamond Guide to Marriage.

You’re welcome.

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This entry was posted on September 28, 2015 by in Uncategorized.

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