Talking About Porn

In case anyone missed it, a letter from a father to his teenage son went pretty viral recently, and is worth a read. The backstory: while trying to fix his son's virus-ridden computer, a father noticed his son's browsing history on Chrome contained a lot of porn.

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Sext Up Kids Pt One

One of the themes that emerges next is the difference between public and private when it comes to sex and sexuality. Does this increasingly blurry boundary pose some hazards for young people? I'd say, yes, potentially. But I'd also say that making sex public can help to demystify it and make it a topic worthy of public discourse instead of hidden away as if it is something shameful. An antidote to the streak of prudishness in North American culture, perhaps.

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