Opinion

Why it's important to organise for quality sex education

By Katrina Marson
Updated October 25 2021 - 7:15pm, first published 6:25pm
Sex education safeguards students' wellbeing. It doesn't promote sexual behaviour. Picture: Shutterstock

There is a scene in this year's third season of Netflix's Sex Education where two students get dismissed from sex-ed class, simply for asking questions and demanding that their lessons be better than scare tactics and censored information. They are punished by the school principal as part of her vigilant campaign to suppress self-expression, sexuality and identity in the school, and to put an end to comprehensive relationships and sexuality education at the expense of her students' wellbeing.

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