My Corona: the Anatomy Formerly Known as the Hymen and the Myths that Surround It.

Often known by the established term “hymen,” the vaginal corona is the subject of many myths and misunderstandings. The most important of these is the notion that a the vaginal opening is covered by a membrane that ruptures with vaginal sex. This is incorrect. There is no such membrane.

From a brilliant post courtesy of the RFSU (Swedish Association for Sexuality Education) over at Scarleteen. Be sure to read the rest here.

(quote edited to be inclusive)

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    Once again I was totally ignorant about this, all those stupid and harmful sex myths have
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    I just learned SO much. I just wish they didn’t blank label everyone with a vagina a woman. Still a very interesting...
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    Always worth reading.
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    Article contains ciscentric language, but otherwise extremely informative. I feel embarrassed by my own lack
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