But, in the context of the vast underrepresentation of disabled sex on screen, the intimate scene between Maeve and Isaac does ultimately feel subversive, if ever so slightly tick-boxy.
How many shows, films or books can you think of that feature a disabled person as a love interest?
Of course, there’s a common denominator between these two shows and this week’s Sex Education scene: they were all written by disabled people.
But after tuning in to season three of Netflix’s Sex Education, I can now add at least one more to my tally.
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