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- n. Plural form of nonvirgin.
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As for tony's comments I kind of agree with him about the efficacy in nonvirgins, but based on the trends of American sexuality you need to redefine "virgin" and decide how to convince and 8-12 year olds parents that she needs a vaccine for a STD when we hope she's not having non-Clintonian 'sexual relations.'
It states that 93% of the enrollees in FUTURE II were nonvirgins.
Personally, I counsel that the efficacy is limited in nonvirgins, and it may not worth the cost regardless of what the FDA and Merck say.
Elisa wrote a book called Bloodbonds: Loss of Virginity and Female Identity, for which she interviewed dozens of virgins and dozens of nonvirgins about their experiences or lack thereof, and for which, in the end, she could not find a publisher.
One thing I find objectionable - "In communities of pressing poverty, where nonvirgins are considered ruined for marriage..." seems to imply there is a connection between poverty and idolization of female virginity.
The virgins got V’s and the nonvirgins got lip prints.
Was my discernment of the meaning of the girls’ play a theosophical insight sent to me by the Lord God Himself, King of the Bathroom Scales, deeply male Ruler of the Universe, Who loves virgins and nonvirgins alike, so long as they all stand naked before Him, genuflecting to better read the little numbers, praying for the miracle of the lost half pound, surrendering themselves before His all-critical Power?