Sexual Content in Media and Its Effect on Teens: What’s The Big Deal?

When was the first time you learned about sex? For many of us, it was before we turned 18, regardless of whether we had the correct information.

Bombay Begums came under fire for its depiction of minors (high-schoolers) engaging in sexual activities. It brought up the debate of how sexuality in media affects children and whether they should even consume such content. But if this is something we all knew in school and probably participated in during our teenage years, what’s the big deal? Why is it problematic…