30 Sex-Ed Lessons I Had to Learn from Big Mouth
It’s OK to Explore Your Sexuality
It’s also perfectly normal to not be straight. Big Mouth‘s sex-ed inspired a New York Times think piece on how some gay teens still find it difficult to come out even in liberal schools for a variety of reasons both external and internal, but Big Mouth normalizes queer identities and a healthy childhood exploration of sexual identity. LGBTQ children are “going through changes,” as the theme song repeatedly puts it, just like Big Mouth‘s many straight characters, and their experiences shouldn’t be otherized or relegated to Indie Film territory.