OKAY MAJOR SPOILERS FOR JANE THE VIRGIN
Okay so if you have been following any of the insanely beautiful actors tweets, you know that our beloved Jane has crumpled her flower. That’s right Jane the Virgin, is no longer a virgin. For those of you have no idea about the show but are reading this anyway, Jane is a young women who was accidentally artificially inseminated during a doctors appointment and becomes pregnant. The catch, she has never had sex.
Now, we have all scene TV shows where the characters have sex, but there is a huge difference in how Jane the Virgin describes and portrays it than other shows. In most TV shows, sex between two characters is always perfect. The show never talks about any common problems and they always seem to have the perfect place all set up at any time of day. Jane had sex for the first time after marrying Michael (not her baby daddy) in their new home, which seems ideal, but the difference is that Jane faked her enjoyment because she did not like it. TV shows do not usually talk about this.
This goes to show how topics that were once considered taboo, such as sex and women enjoying sex, are now mainstream. Before, you could not even say the word ‘pregnant’ on TV and now, we have characters sharing intimate details. This demonstrates the ever evolving culture that is American TV