22 Aug '11, 10am

'Too explicit': Parents slam #sex education book, say it's #porn

'Too explicit': Parents slam #sex education book, say it's #porn

'Too explicit', was how many parents described Beijing’s first sex education textbook for elementary school students. Some even condemned the books as pornography. This sex education textbook, titled The Footsteps of Growth ( 《成长的 脚步》), consists of different sections, such as “My body”, "Where do I come from?" and “How to prevent AIDS.” To better explain the content, the textbook employs many bold illustrations including sexual intercourse. STOMPer kittyboo thinks it would be better if they used illustrations that were more cartoony, and less realistic. The STOMPer said: "As much as it is good to educate the young, I don't think there's a need to show such realistic illustrations of the sexual intercourse. "These kids are only in elementary school, they need to know the facts that's all."

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