Kate Monro is the author of Losing It: How We Lost Our Cherry Over the Last 80 Years, published by Icon Books.

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Whats it all about?

  • Losing our virginity…it happens to almost all of us, no matter who we are or where we come from. How did it happen for you? Ever wondered what other people think and feel about this never-to-be-repeated experience? I am on a mission to find out. Follow my journey as I collect stories from as wide a selection of people as possible. From men and women, old and young, gay, straight, Christian, Muslim and Catholic, from the funny and the sad, to the happy and occasionally, the unbelievable. I am in search of the one story that we rarely share. Come and join my adventure.

Contribute your story?

  • Have you got a story you would like to post? Or an opinion you would like to share? Email me: [email protected] Remember to tell me when you were born and what country you come from. All names will be changed to protect identity.

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July 31, 2012



Thank you Kate for validating the experiences and work of sex workers!


This kind of stories should realy be read and treated with respect. Sex workers are also human being with emotions and feelings.

The Virginity Project

You are welcome. It is time to bust a few myths and this is one of the biggest.

Its something that I may look into exploring in a feature if youre ever interested in contributing, do drop me an email!

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