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October 27, 2014 / Randall

What Teen Shows Keep Getting Wrong About Sex

…teen series tend to ignore sex-driven storylines altogether once female characters have slept with someone for the first time, unless sexual assault or pregnancy is involved. This silence at once reinforces a patriarchal obsession with virginity—if a lady has already done the deed, who even cares what her sexual experience are like?—and implies that the only time anybody makes sexual choices that matter is the first time around.

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Image source and full article: http://feminspire.com/teen-shows-keep-getting-wrong-sex/

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