Gina Rodriguez 'Used to Feel Guilty for Masturbating'


Self-love is the best love.

In an interview with Bust Magazine, Actress Gina Rodriguez talked about sex, feminism and on meeting her current boyfriend, but what really caught our eye was that the Jane the Virgin star grew up feeling guilty for masturbating. 

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The 32-year-old beauty grew up in a religious house hold. Although she once felt guilty, she told the publication "It’s OK to look back in retrospect and be like, it wasn’t good that I felt bad about touching myself, and it isn’t bad that I want to share my love with my boyfriend. I’m 32 years old, I’m an adult, I can do that!"

As the August/September 2017 cover girl for Bust, Gina also spoke about how she identifies as a feminist which goes hand-in-hand with dismantling the stigmas surrounding masturbation and women's bodies. This isn't the first time we've seen this Latina speak up on issues she's passionate about, she also attended this year Women's March, posting the photo below to Instagram.

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The conversation about masturbation has become less taboo over the years, but there is still more work to be done to ensure all women know that it's okay to explore their bodies. The Puerto Rican star is also passionate about diversifying the entertainment industry. She believes in giving the Latinx community a stronger voice, so we're happy to know that she has opened a dialogue concerning women and their sexuality. Be sure to check her out in the fourth season of Jane the Virgin airing this October!