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  • On Channel 4's Sex Box, couples have sex in a box on TV
  • On Channel 4's Sex Box, couples have sex in a box on TV
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Let's talk about real sex

Amidst the sexualised wallpaper of contemporary culture, are teens, parents and teachers alike losing sight of real sex in favour of pornified and potentially damaging ideals?

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“I don't remember learning much from sex ed,” said a man interviewed by The Telegraph for their 'Better Sex Education' campaign. “But I did learn quite a bit from Grange Hill.” [1] In a contemporary culture that's more sexualised than ever, representations of sex are falling short – both on a personal scale and a global one. While awkward sex education teachers provoke confusion in teens as to the protocol for safe sex, the anxiety around hypersexualised imagery and porn in popular culture continues to circulate. [2]

Channel 4’s Real Sex Campaign tackles this ...

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