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COLUMN: Furey – Your tax dollars are funding a graphic sex show developed for 12 year-olds

- May 15th, 2012

Too much sex at science museum

by Anthony Furey

Field trips just got a lot racier.

When I was a kid I would have groaned at the idea of visiting something called the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

Want to learn how a steam train works? No. What about the different layers of the Canada shield? Pass. How about the anatomy of an orgasm accompanied by arousing audio? Whaa?

Starting May 17 school groups and the public can visit “Sex: A Tell-all Exhibition” at the Ottawa museum.

First, in their words: “This exhibition, developed by the Montreal Science Centre, is intended for adolescents 12 years and older, parents seeking a better understanding of the subject in preparation for their children’s questions, teachers of high school and their students, health care professionals, and anyone else who wishes to learn more.”

Although some parts of the exhibition clearly go beyond mere sexual health lessons for adolescents.

The “Erecto-matic” contains a felt dissection of part of a flaccid penis. Press a button and the penis becomes erect. Read more…