14-year-old suspended from school over brutally honest sex education homework

‘I don't have a condom with me. I don't have my vagina with me’

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A 14-year-old has been suspended from school over her remarkably blunt answers when asked about the possible excuses a partner might give for not wearing a condom.

Jordan Fridman, 21, shared an image of her younger sister Mariah’s homework for a sex-education class at her school in Montreal on Imgur.

Fridman uploaded the image with the caption: “Two years ago today, my then 14-year-old sister got suspended for submitting these answers for her sex-ed class. I’m so proud of her.”

It has since been viewed three million times.

The homework assignment, entitled ‘Objection to Condoms’, asked students to list a few responses of their own.

One of the possible excuses included: “Condoms are gross, they’re messy; I hate them”, to which Mariah, now 16, responded: “So are babies”.

The excuse “just this once; we hardly ever have sex” was followed by “now you know why”, while “I don’t have a condom with me” was met with: “I don’t have my vagina with me”.

Explaining her decision to post the homework assignment, Fridman told BuzzFeed: “It came up in my Timehop. This was kind of funny, I thought: Let’s post this to Imgur."

However, she wasn’t expecting it to go viral. “Obviously, it’s kind of hilarious, but I don’t know, we’ve been freaking out over it,” she said.

Mariah's answers were applauded on Imgur. One user wrote: "Can confirm, babies are gross and expensive. Your sister was wise beyond her years," while another added: "'I don't have my vagina with me' give this girl a Nobel prize."

Her choice of language did raise a few eyebrows, with one teacher noting: "I respect the kind of answers she gave, but the language is a good reason for action. Perhaps not suspension though."

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