Let’s Talk About Sex: Examining the Teens’ Sexuality in Netflix’s TV-series Sex Education
AffiliationUniversity of Southern Indiana
TitleLet’s Talk About Sex: Examining the Teens’ Sexuality in Netflix’s TV-series Sex Education
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Sex Education, a recently aired teen comedy (2019) is another revelation of Netflix’s ideology, create product that genuinely fits the millennial interests. An appealing title, and the highly saturated sex scenes is something that instantly grabs attention to binge watching it; however, this is an invitation to spark discussion on the way teens think and talk about sex, by whom and which circumstances they get educated about sexual health and intimate relationships, and what are the consequences of absence the proper sex education. By applying the close textual analysis, this paper examines the dominant narratives represented in this TV-show. Overall, the analysis reveals the ways teens look at their, and others’, sexual life, the needs they have to cross the border from teen to adolescence with less pain. The show also emphasizes the major players in sex education, and, ultimately, gives us a close-up shot of the issue.