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    The Porn Strategy That Teaches Teens How to Watch

    It’s reality, right? That’s what a survey indicates half of teenage boys believe about sex acts they see online, which often influence real-life encounters. Most parents, meanwhile, remain ignorant of what their kids are watching and learning. But a new “porn literacy” program in Boston is teaching students to view digital smut critically, busting stereotypes while learning healthy and nonabusive interaction. Experts say talking openly about perceptions helps youths understand others’ boundaries, while dispelling the notion that they’ve “gotta do” what porn-emulating partners demand.

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