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“Many people have questions on how to have sex, so we hope that our video series will provide the visuals that go with those questions,” says the director of the Pornhub Sexual Wellness Center.


By Hanna
McNeila.

For many young adults, having open conversations about sex can feel difficult. According to The Nation Conference of State Legislature, only 30 states in America mandate sex education in school. This leads many teens to turn to porn as their primary source of information. However, a lot of porn is not a realistic depiction of what sex is and can cultivate misinformation and distort perceptions of sex. In order to bridge the gap between porn and actual sex ed, Pornhub has launched a sex education series.

All of the videos that have been released are narrated by certified sex therapists and people with a PhD in the subject, who use real-life examples, statistics, and scientific advice to work toward eliminating the myths surrounding sex. According to the trailer, the topics covered include healthy masturbation habits, the proper way to use a condom, female anatomy, and more.

Director of the Pornhub Sexual Wellness Center, Dr. Laurie Betito, made a statement in the new series’ press release. “Our mission is to share quality information, and we continue to explore ways that we can do that in not only an educational way, but an entertaining one,” she said. “Many people have questions on how to have sex, so we hope that our video series will provide the visuals that go with those questions.”

The first episode of the series is all about communication and how to communicate your desires. In the 3-minute video, certified sex therapist Cat Meyers gives advice on how to talk about sex with your partner in an open way. She notes, “talking about what you want and don’t want and respecting your partner’s boundaries doesn’t have to be serious, scary, or awkward.”

Other videos talk about how to prepare for sex, mentally, hygienically, and physically, as well as sexual health. The latest video also discusses safe sex in the time of COVID-19. In the video, sex therapist Jessica Ross discusses the best sex practices to stay healthy during the pandemic.