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TI's 'virginity test' is disgusting, yet all too common among men

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Sometimes I'm thankful that there are people out there who are so deeply misogynistic that they will openly admit to it – even brag about it – for all the world to hear. Because without them, things stay silent and hidden and people say things like "I just think feminism's gone too far now". I don't think anyone will be saying that today, after reading TI's comments about his adult daughter's sex life.

The rapper admitted on a podcast that he takes his now 18-year-old daughter Deyjah to a gynaecologist every year after her birthday, asks her to consent to her confidential medical information being shared with him, and then demands a doctor confirms that her hymen remains intact.

It's unclear whether this is supposed to be a form of deterrence so that this woman never has PIV (penis-in-vagina) sex, or whether there is some sort of punishment that would come into play were the doctor's conclusion to be that she had indeed done so. But suffice to say that TI’s 15-year-old son does not have to face any kind of similarly controlling behaviour.

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