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Sex Education

Sixty-five years ago

After all these years, the 1938 movie poster of The Birth of a Baby” is still available — at Walmart!

My junior-high P.E. teacher stands before an all-girl class waving a picture of a penis over our heads. On a previous day, she showed us a similar picture of the female apparatus. There’s a lecture that goes along with the picture: Boys have these. Girls have those. It is very important to be clean. Sexual intercourse may give you venereal disease. Babies…

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Katharine Valentino

Katharine Valentino

Still trying for the words that make us do and feel good things. Owner at Publication Creators Hub. Editor at Politically Speaking. Top writer in politics.