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The Playlist Staff. You never forget your first time, they say. And even if you were to try very hard to expunge the memory, Hollywood will do its best to keep on reminding you anyway. But again, that can be part of their charm. It concerns a group of Florida teens hellbent on losing their virginity, who visit the titular establishment hoping a prostitute can help them out. Instead, the redneck owners of the club humiliate the kids before kicking them out, prompting a quest for revenge as the teens set out to get back at Porky and his brother who happens to be the sheriff. This thread of the narrative is so painfully at odds with the central conceit of kids trying to get laid that it oftentimes makes things feel forced and unnatural. His wish is to lose his virginity before he dies his prognosis is grim , and he attempts this via the use of a sex surrogate, played fearlessly by Helen Hunt.
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The first time anyone besides my mom saw me naked, I felt the very specific type of panic that is being certain you're going to hurl all over another human being one you happen to find very attractive, at that. I was 15, or maybe 16, and this was to be the night of my virginity loss. When it came time for the clothes-removing part, however, I became hyper-aware of every "flaw" on my body. My wobbly stomach felt like it was on fire. The cellulite on my backside somehow magnified. The "extra" weight I carried was all at once affixing me onto the cold tile of that bathroom floor, yet making me want to flee for dear life. No one had ever spoken to me honestly about what it's like to have sex as a fat person — and in that moment, I wondered whether that was because I wasn't supposed be having any sex until I lost some dress sizes. Prior to that experience, I'd never actively thought about the intersection of fatness and sex, but that didn't mean I wasn't inundated with misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding it.