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TALKING POINTS

There’s nothing like a bit of controversy to kickstart constructive conversation. Here is our selection of recent news stories that have come up around sex, body image & relationships. Seize the day and get talking with your kids about the latest thought-provoking issues… 

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A mum in Missouri has reached out with a book – Mama Sutra – to teach her son about sex and respectful relationships, body image & love  Read more >
MOTHER WRITES “LOVEMAKING MANUAL” FOR HER SON ABOUT SEX 
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Why did an airline censor a love scene, with no nudity, between two girls & mute the word vagina? Public outcry made them do a re-edit  Read more >
DELTA RESTORES SAME-SEX SCENES TO BOOKSMART & ROCKETMAN
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The fact that girls can be checked to see if their hymen is intact raises many questions about biology, patriarchy and what virginity means  Read more >
RAPPER TI CHECKS HIS DAUGHTER’S VIRGINITY EACH YEAR. SHE’S 18…

#Bodies&BodyImage #Identity

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How can a mother and daughter talk about body hair, accepting and/or removing it and not making body image such a main focus?  Read more >
HOW TO ADDRESS A TWEEN GIRL’S BODY HAIR CONCERNS
#Bodies&BodyImage
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Boys and men often react to stress with violence, or suicide, because they’re taught to hide their feelings. What can we do about this?  Read more >
RAISING BOYS TO BE “EMOTIONALLY STOIC” LEADS TO VIOLENCE 
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Each armed with paint, brushes and a mirror, six women sit down and, in private, make a beautiful painting of their vulva. Quite moving…  Read more >
DIFFERENT IS NORMAL – A 5-MINUTE FILM ABOUT DRAWING VULVAS

#Identity #Bodies&BodyImage

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