The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education is being praised for its depiction of abortion. But it was the third instalment that received the biggest praise following an episode that saw the character Maeve — played by Emma Mackey — having an abortion after discovering she is pregnant. The episode sees Maeve chatting with a nurse who counsels her on her decision as well as offering her contraceptive options.
Spoilers ahead for Sex Educationseason one. How to reconcile walking in his truth — be it in all-traffic-cone-neon or gold heels — with what that means for both his masculinity and his safety makes for heartbreaking tension between Eric and his father DeObia Oparei. But as the season develops, Eric rarely plays second-string to Otis.
See Full Schedule. Set in the U. According to Radio Times, having a mother who works as a sex therapist helps the gawky teen score popularity points.
Gillian Anderson has spent much of her career confounding our expectations. A show about teenagers addled by hormones, Sex Education is cringe-inducingly funny—it opens on a scene of two teens having rampant, yet unsatisfying, sex—and unexpectedly poignant. Anderson plays Jean Milburn, a British single mom and sex therapist whose adventurous approach to sexuality has not rubbed off on her geeky year-old son Otis Asa Butterfield.
You will fall in love with Maeve Wiley and Otis Millburn faster than you can say 'orgasm'. Photo: Netflix Source:Whimn. I once had a conversation with a male friend about the idea of men faking orgasms.
The show follows an awkward teen, Otis Milburn Asa Butterfieldwho knows a lot about sex thanks to his sex therapist mom, Jean Milburn Gillian Anderson. And with Otis as acting as a sex therapist for his classmates, we get to see what it would be like if teenagers actually had a thoughtful, insightful outlet for talking about sex and relationships. It also broke barriers in a lot of ways, like showing teens finally having honest, progressive conversations about sex and sexuality.
Katie ValleyCampus Editor February 6, A sexually repulsed teen feeling the need to become sexually active to fit in? The show includes a diverse cast and is inclusive of different forms of relationships.
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