Nerve.com | May 12, 2005
The fierce feminist analysis, nowhere to be found in the average reference book, remains.
It’s a good thing, because our sex lives may be even more embattled now. With TV gays making network execs rich while real-life queers can’t even get a tax break, OBOS‘s loving — and lusty — depiction of lesbian sex, coupled with its explorations of institutionalized homophobia, remains nothing less than radical. And as abstinence-only advocates tout the value of technical virginity — and their young charges comply by substituting unprotected oral or anal sex for vaginal intercourse — OBOS continues to provide comprehensive sex education without a hint of compromise.
Read the full story: Learning Curves: How Our Bodies, Ourselves Used Dirty Line Drawings to Turn Us into Feminists by Kara Jesella