30 Sex-Ed Lessons I Had to Learn from Big Mouth
Gossip Leads to Sl*t Shaming
Let’s pour one out for the first girl in your seventh-grade class to get boobs. Sure, we were all jealous of her because we all secretly crave attention and feel the need to live up to toxic beauty standards, but that girl really went through it. Big Mouth‘s sex-ed shows her struggle both through the boys’ objectifying reaction to Mother Nature’s early gift *and* through girl-on-girl slut-shaming. Jealousy is ugly, and Jessi learns that the hard way when some harmless gossip becomes super harmful gossip and spreads through her entire school. Just because you know that your intentions are pure and you support women doesn’t mean everyone you’re talking to shares your beliefs.