Girl-Power Songs You Didn't Realize Are Really Female Masturbation Anthems

"i'm feeling myself"

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At this point, it should come as no surprise that women like sex. In fact, they like it just as much as—if not more than—men do. But while teenage boys are given packs of tube socks and Kleenex boxes, it's frowned upon for girls to discover themselves and their sexuality. Maybe that's why listeners haven't realized that some of the most popular songs sung by women on the radio are about masturbation. With somewhat ambiguous lyrics and a heavy pop beat, they're simply written off as girl-power anthems. And, yes, it is powerful for women to take agency of their bodies, but it also doesn't fully acknowledge the strength of female sexuality. Here, we unveil some of the greatest songs about girls loving themselves, in every possible way.