ANGER OVER ‘BRAZIL­IAN PUBES’ BOOK

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FUM­ING Par­ents have de­manded pub­lish­ers with­draw a GCSE text­book in UK schools as it shows a lady with a “porn star” Brazil­ian pu­bic hair wax.

The sci­ence re­vi­sion book has been met with out­rage from grown-ups who said it “looks like it comes straight out of a porn film”.

Pub­lisher Pear­son has been asked to with­draw the 2017 text­book af­ter par­ents branded the im­age “se­ri­ously dis­turb­ing and dis­gust­ing”.

One Twit­ter fan said Pear­son Edex­cel were “ut­terly dis­grace­ful” to have used the “land­ing strip” il­lus­tra­tion in its In­ter­na­tional GCSE Hu­man Bi­ol­ogy text­book and “should apol­o­gise”.

One mother said: “It de­picts a woman with pu­bic hair that looks like it comes straight out of a porn film.”

An­other added on a Mum­snet fo­rum: “It may ap­pear triv­ial, but it is def­i­nitely un­healthy. This is part of the learn­ing that gets drummed into girls about how dis­gust­ing they are, how they should be ashamed of them­selves, how their dis­com­fort is ir­rel­e­vant to oth­ers.”

How­ever, some Twit­ter fans ap­peared to de­fend the book.

User Big Un from Hull sup­ported the pub­lish­ers and posted: “If it was all cov­ered in a big hairy mott, you wouldn’t be able to see the good stuff.”

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