Can the US keep up with the English? Their government has just encouraged parents to use the right words for genitalia with their young children. They see this as one way parents can support kids’ healthy sexual development.
Today’s internet porn is a visual medium (as compared with, say, the ancient Greek poems of Sappho or the 18th-century novels of the Marquis de Sade). That means it leaves out anything that isn’t visually compelling. And as it happens, a lot of what makes sex satisfying in real life is boring to watch on film.
NCMEC has finally told parents to stop using the phrase “stranger danger” with their kids–a phrase NCMEC itself has promoted for decades. NCMEC’s goal has always been to terrify parents, regardless of the true risks to their children.