Reasons to watch sex education on Netflix

Reasons to watch sex education on Netflix

When the title appeared in my suggestions for Netflix, I was anticipating a kind of documentary or reality show. I wasn't expecting a fictional show...

When the title appeared in my suggestions for Netflix, I was anticipating a kind of documentary or reality show. I wasn't expecting a fictional show set in a British high school struggling with all the major sex and gender issues.

There are a lot of reasons I would suggest the series for. It is definitely a fun show. However, it is also educational, even for people who claim to know a great deal about the topics dealt with in the show. It was refreshing for me to see some of the issues that I or others had dealt with growing up being humorously and honestly integrated into a story. Definitely the trends and vibes are influenced by the 90s / early 2000s, which helped me interact with the series because that's more or less what school was like when I was a teen. In addition, the series shows ethnic diversity and generally has a talent for making lovable and original characters.

It's a slice of pure infotainment and to say we're obsessed with the series is an understatement. This comedy sex drama chronicles the sexual awakening of a bunch of high school adolescents as they explore the murky waters of marriage, friendship and growing up. Here are four reasons why we think you should add this show to your list and get bingeing!

1. This highlights the emotional negative impact of sexual assault

Each woman can ever relate to the sexual assault story of Aimee Gibbs. On her way to school, she's molested on the bus and while at first brushing it off, as the season progresses, Aimee learns that she's experiencing major PTSD and that she's not all right. The trauma starts to corrode her peace of mind and triggers terror, anxiety and anger feelings. The act profoundly affects a victim of sexual assault, and that experience changes their perception of life. One can only find their way back through support and therapy.

2. sex is shown for what it is: imperfect

Sex is rarely if ever as sexy as movies show them to be. Let's face it, it's messy and at times can be quite uncomfortable. Throughout the seasons, the nervous (and well, lusty) characters try to make sense of their raging libidos and how to better channel them, while balancing the stresses of meeting the expectations of their parents and acting on them at school. In season 2, Olivia, one of the Mean Girls-clique girls, covers the face of her boyfriend with a pillow right before orgasming because she is afraid she will find her big-o-face unattractive. With a little guidance from Otis Milburn, the amateur sex guru, the pair can hash it out and build a comfortable space for themselves. Sex is about comfort and contact, right?

3. It explores the various sexual orientations

Eric is single, and Adam is. Florence is pregnant. Ola is just pansexual. This discusses vaginism (a disorder in which women can not undergo penetration). You can't help who you are attracted to and the story addresses this very idea and underlines this. From the development of characters to the path to self-acceptance, the show brings to life cleverly the real struggle people face on a daily basis.

4. It sheds light on the reality of outdated sex education

The first episode of season 2, students attending Moordale High lose their minds due to the alleged' chlamydia outbreak,' highlighting the harsh fact that teenagers know little or nothing about STIs and their transmission modes. Totally related, especially since sex is endlessly stigmatized, Especially in a country like India where one looks down on being a woman and being vocal about sex.

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