What We've Learned From 'Sex and the City'.
Sex and the City covered "all issues that people face every day when they are dating and in relationships; it educated and entertained us and made it more acceptable for us to talk about these issues," says Los Angeles-based clinical sexologist Ava Cadell, author of several books, including 12 Steps to Everlasting Love.
From masturbation and sex toys to performance anxiety and infertility, "the show crossed certain boundaries where female sexuality is concerned," says Cadell, who counts herself among the millions of avid Sex and the City fans.
Well, I guess that abortion really does make even the most, uh, enlightened among us uncomfortable. This long article that quotes several sexologists on how 'Sex and the City' educates us on all things sexual doesn't mention the "A" word even once, even though two of the characters on the show had been up on that table.