I was reading the article and it starts off with interviews with teen boys and then it discussing a course they are taking called Porn Literacy. Its to help people especially teens learn what’s real and how it should influence their lives.

The interviews are scary in a lot of ways. It made me think though is porn the real sex ed of the youth. Sex ed in schools is so under seige kids will learn it other ways. In my day in 70s and 80s bad info from other kids in study hall and outside waitiing for school to start. Yet it was really never about positions except for “a woman can only get pregnant if she faces you”. That’s not true. That always stuck with me since in 7th grade I believed it and later how naive and ignorant we were and no jr high teachers talked about sex beyond “wait until you are married”. It was a Catholic school.

Reading these interviews they are learning just wrong things like a) women prefer men to be essentially alpha males, b) women expect men to perform like those in porn, but scariest thing is they wondered if this is how men and women really relate to each other in relationships.

The second part delved into the course and what’s taught. One part seemed almost like a menu for porn producers where a woman is paid based on what she does. So one sex type is $x, another type is $y etc. Also men make less then women. Men though have longer careers.

Amazing how in one generation we went from porn being via magazines and if lucky finding a porn videotape (I doubt most places would sell

to those less then 18) on secondary market, watching late night Cinemax or watching scrambled sex on Playboy Channel. Now porn is just a few key strokes away.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/07/magazine/teenagers-learning-online-porn-literacy-sex-education.html