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Where Do You Draw The Line When It Comes To Monitoring Your Kid’s Sex Life?

T.I. speaks onstage in Atlanta, Georgia.
T.I. speaks onstage in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Rapper T.I. has come under fire for saying that he checks with his daughter’s doctor every year to assure she’s still a virgin.

According to Buzzfeed News, when asked if he’s had the sex talk with his daughters, the rapper said, "Not only have we had the conversation — we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen.” He shared his sentiments during an interview on the Ladies Like Us podcast. People quickly reacted the statements. 

Today on AirTalk, we want to know how you draw boundaries when it comes to your child’s sex life, or maybe you don’t. Either way, we want to hear from you. Were you impacted by how your parents treated you when it came to sex? Do you encourage your children to wait when it comes to sex? Do you ask to be included when it comes to their medical information and results? Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722.


Jennifer Grossman, senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College in Massachusetts; her research interests include adolescent development, with a focus on sexual health and risk-taking