The clitoris has long been the chupacabra of sex ed — a mythological beast – elusive and fearsome.
And now that the school year is underway – students in France are gearing up to discover what plenty of healthy sexually active adults around the world are grossly ignorant of.
Writing in The Guardian Thursday journalist Minna Salami called France’s acknowledgment of basic biology a “sexual revolution.”
And in the New Statesman Stephanie Boland heralded the move – saying, ‘Aside from the loftier goal of treating women’s anatomy as equally worthy of discussion – the model clitoris stands to improve our understanding of sex, regardless of gender.”
And by the way if you think you go to the head of the class for thinking it’s just that tiny little button here’s a spoiler: It’s vaster and more elaborate than you believed.