Community·Posted on Feb 27, 201914 Reasons Why "Sex Education" Is Groundbreaking, Real, And Incredibly NecessaryA (slightly) NSFW love letter to an instantly groundbreaking show.by Kitty JonesCommunity ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community Team 1. It shows that a person’s sex drive isn’t determined by their sex. Netflix Not all men are keen to shag on the daily, while women can also have urges so strong that they’re… distracting. 2. It also shows that a person's sex drive and confidence are not indicated by how physically-developed they are. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix 3. It reminds us that sexual orientation and attraction aren't choices. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix 4. And that there are A LOT of healthy and creative outlets for sexual energy. Netflix It's 2019. Can we finally stop smut-shaming? 5. It portrays sex as a basic human need that can be as fun, romantic, casual, or as purpose-driven as those involved need it to be. Netflix 6. It shows that while masturbation is natural (and shouldn’t be something you’re ashamed of), it still doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Netflix See what I did there? 7. You get to see a character actually follow through with an abortion. Netflix And the creators don’t shy away from showing the entirety of the process AND the complexity of the emotions that go into such a decision and procedure. 8. It habitually and consistently discusses the importance of consent in both sexual and non-sexual relationships. Netflix 9. It demonstrates that communication, mutual support, and vulnerability are key elements in a healthy, long-term relationship. Netflix It also shows that there is not a single long-term relationship out there that isn't at least a little complicated. 10. It promotes open sex dialogue between adults and youth. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix No matter your opinions or beliefs about the act itself, an open and frank discourse can save a teenager a TON of heartbreak and regrets. 11. It also promotes open sex dialogue between partners. Netflix 12. In this age of sexting (and other forms of social media), it discusses the pain that cyber-bullying can cause in both extreme and day-to-day ways. Netflix 13. It demonstrates that those who love you the most, may not always know how to support you. Netflix If someone you love having in your life is willing to learn how to support you, you may have to teach them. 14. And lastly, not necessarily sex-related... but it shows us that therapists are human beings. Netflix It doesn’t glorify or demonize them (as many stories do). It simply exemplifies that a good therapist is someone who cares for and is fascinated by people, and while they often "get it right", they are far from perfect. So, what are you waiting for? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix Get to it! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix Sex Education is available for streaming via Netflix. Did you know you can sign up for a BuzzFeed Community account and create your own BuzzFeed posts? Here's a handy guide to help you start posting today!