About sex education….(links are NSFW!)

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http://www.nrk.no/trondelag/newtons-barne-tv-sensurert-av-facebook-1.12319548

So, this is a kids program here in Norway and in this clip they are explaining how the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, etc. work and how menstruation occurs. They also have clips about what happens to breasts, and penises during puberty. This Newton program also has scientific content unrelated to sex education. This kids program was deemed unacceptable by Facebook because it shows a woman naked from the waist down. I find it really annoying that Facebook, and everywhere else thinks it’s okay to sexualize women, to Photoshop them, to set impossible standards, but it is not okay to plainly show and explain something to children in a non sexual way. There are Facebook pages dedicated to sexualized images of girls, even very young girls, and I find this very hypocritical. Here is an example: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sexy-Girls/895226733842027?fref=ts. I have seen a lot of nude images show up on my Facebook feed time and time again and nobody censored those, but try to have a scientific kids show that aims to teach kids correctly what is going to happen to their bodies or what is happening to their bodies during puberty, with real and non sexually suggestive examples and it will be censored. That is so backwards to me! I am glad that Anders gets to see shows like this on television and in school, and that he will not grow up thinking that bodies are inherently sexual, or something to be ashamed of, photo-shopped, etc.

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