Why Does It Matter How Many Partners She’s Had?

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About Hugo Schwyzer

Hugo Schwyzer has taught history and gender studies at Pasadena City College since 1993, where he developed the college's first courses on Men and Masculinity and Beauty and Body Image. He serves as co-director of the Perfectly Unperfected Project, a campaign to transform young people's attitudes around body image and fashion. Hugo lives with his wife, daughter, and six chinchillas in Los Angeles. Hugo blogs at his website


  1. Half the comments on this page is the living reason why women sleep around; men are hypocrites. Why pick one asshole in particular?


  1. [...] GoodMenProject.com:Judging from what I read online and hear from my students, the question of the “number” is as compelling as ever. This month, Marie Claire ran an article, “What’s Your Number?” in which five women (whose numbers ranged from zero to 100) told their stories. The March issue of Cosmopolitan Australia features the same discussion, noting that 59 percent of readers surveyed thought knowing a partner’s exact number was important, and that 33 percent of those same readers had lied about their own pasts, claiming fewer sexual partners than they’d actually had. [...]

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  3. [...] piece was originally published at The Good Men Project Magazine, an online publication which claims: “Unlike so many other [...]

  4. [...] any case, a good time to link to this piece from February at the Good Men Project: Why Does It Matter How Many Partners She’s Had? [...]

  5. [...] from The Good Men Project written by Hugo Schwyzer [...]

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