Random thoughts and ramblings

Discussion: The Relevance of Sex in Literature in 2016.

It’s been five years since I first featured on Sooz Burke’s “The Relevance of Sex in Literature” series. I’ve revisited the original article and added a little more… read it here!

Welcome to the World of Suzanne Burke.

I’m delighted to welcome author Kira Morgana as my guest today. Join in as we revisit 2011 and read the update for 2016.

Original post from 2011.

A Parent / Teacher Perspective.

By Kira Morgana

Before I start into this article, I want you to think about a few questions.

  • Do you remember the first book you read with sex in it?
  • How old were you?
  • How did it make you feel physically?
  • What sorts of emotions did the sex scenes evoke?

Don’t answer them straight away, just mull them over, let them percolate in your mind and we’ll come back to them later.

As a Teacher, I have to shoulder the burden of teaching Sex Ed. In the UK, most schools amalgamate the subject into PSE (Personal and Social Education) and often it’s skipped over with only a couple of lessons wholly devoted to Sex Ed. In some schools…

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