Essay about Sex in the Media

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Sex in the Media

In the media, sex has evolved over the years. Now, more than ever sex is at its peak in the media. In today's society, the young are able to view sex in daytime television and learn from the promotion of sex in the media. In this essay, we will explore the options of where we learn about sex, places we see sex, how sex influences our lives, and the importance of improving sex education in teens.

Growing up in the 21st century, sex is all around. Most teens learn about sex from their friends. In a survey four out of every five teens say that they learned about sex from their friends. Teens see their friends as the most accessible form of information, because they can learn
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I can feel you need me, feel so good to me, feel so good to me… yes"! Although most people wouldn't think so, our family plays a big part in how information is assimilated from the media. In the magazines we read sex is even present there. Magazines discuss dating, physiology and the emotional aspects of sex. These include FHI, Maxim, Cosmo, and Marie Claire. Lastly, our peers can should us what's the proper way of protecting ourselves, or how one can get sexually transmitted diseases (STD's).

Places teens see sex is television. Sex is on television now more than ever. Now there's a such thing as daytime sex. In soap operas, there is daytime sex where it isn't actually seen but the content is applied. Most people know that sex appeal is used on us every day, but few realize that they are also being manipulated through certain words and writing techniques. The number one method of selling many consumer goods is the use of sex appeal in advertisement. Of all the methods used in advertising, sex appeal catches the attention best, because it is our second strongest drive, next to our drive for survival. It is used to sell countless items such as cars, make up, clothes, cologne and alcohol. It is used everywhere, on billboards, in magazines, and on

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