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UK mom takes issue with message in 'Sleeping Beauty'

(S. Hall / Twitter)

A mother in England is taking issue with Sleeping Beauty being part of her son's school reading.

The Newcastle Chronicle says mom Sarah Hall feels the book promotes an inappropriate sexual message since it tells children it's okay to kiss a woman while she's asleep.

It's not ok to wake a stranger with a kiss so why teach our kids it is? @thepooluk #thepool https://t.co/kSQUrH6oUd

-- Sarah Hall (@Hallmeister) November 26, 2017

With rise of the #MeToo movement --just named TIME magazine's person of the year-- and a wave of sexual harassment allegations, Hall says books like Sleeping Beauty don't help the situation.

In a tweet Hall writes "Tell you what, while we are still seeing narratives like this in school, we are never going to change ingrained attitudes to sexual behaviour #MeToo #consent #mysonissix"

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