Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

S2E6: Virgin Obsession

A historical view of obsession with Virginity, hosted with Keight and Libbie.

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About the Author: Sam Mulvey

Sam Mulvey is a producer and the technical brain behind Ask an Atheist. He is a collector of vinegar varieties, vintage computers, antique radios, and propaganda.

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Han Solo Says Relax

Why get so down on virgins? Pretty sure that a good number of your audience members probably are at least somewhat sexually inexperienced considering Atheists are often nerdy and socially awkward. If you think about it, the Christian social avenues and mores probably help conservatives get laid a lot more often than Atheists ever do. I would guess that most Atheists begin having sex much later than Christians do, especially if their scientist parents were really forthcoming about the biological hazards that come with sexual activity. I suppose my main point is that you shouldn’t confuse “virginity” and inexperience solely… Read more »


Very stimulating show. Two women talking about sex and reaching under the table. Ooops, bad keyboard, bad, BAD! Seriously though, I think you girls did an excellent job with the virginity obsession topic. So true, and yet still so foreign to many. Viginity is something you’re suppose to lose when your chemical instructions draws you into doing it. Trying to hide it, or cover it up, is the worst thing anybody can do. It took me until the age of 21 to explode, but it still happened. I just wish Christian parents would have had the gutts to discuss it… Read more »


… This episode was so much fun – I laughed my way through it. I agree with Han Solo that not all virgins are virgins because of religion, so maybe be a little careful so that people don’t get hurt? Some are pretty sensitive about the subject. I know it wasn’t your intent to look down on all us virgins out here, though, so I’ll shrug it off and keep laughing 🙂 Coming from a country with a very emancipated outlook on sex (and a high percentage of atheists), I will never in my life understand the abstinence thing –… Read more »

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