Mum wants Sleeping Beauty banned because Prince doesn't get consent for kiss | Metro News
A mother has asked her son’s school to remove Sleeping Beauty from the curriculum because it promotes and ‘inappropriate sexual’ message. Sarah Hall, from Northumberland Park, north Tyneside, said the fairytale does not teach children about consent and shouldn’t be read to young children.
This new ‘sexual consent and tea’ video from the police is brilliant She realised while reading the book to her six-year-old son Ben that it teaches children that it is okay to kiss a woman as she sleeps. She said: ‘I think it’s a specific issue in the Sleeping Beauty story about sexual behaviour and consent.
It’s about saying is this still relevant, is it appropriate?’ The tale features a prince breaking a spell by waking a princess from a deep sleep by kissing her.
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