‘Porn literacy’: Is this the future of sex ed? – by ZOSIA BIELSKI of The Globe and Mail

“If most adolescents view their first porn clip at the age of 14, chances are they’ve seen a lot of Sasha Grey before they have actual sex for the first time with a partner – that usually happens around age 17 in Canada. What are the ramifications for teens’ intimate lives? California sex therapist Marty Klein will attempt to put minds at ease when he descends on Toronto Thursday to talk to Canadian parents and educators about helping teenagers develop “porn literacy.” And while talking to kids about hard-core sex online isn’t the most comfortable proposition for most adult caregivers, “Since Internet porn is here to stay, we need to help young people think about it, decode it, and make conscious decisions about it,” says Klein, author of Sexual Intelligence. He spoke with The Globe ahead of his talk from San Francisco.” (For more…)

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