Skins is a show about the very real phenomenon of teenagers forming their own urban families.The entire premise is heightened reality, and there are very few adults who are not caricatures.PHOENIX — At a downtown tattoo parlor, Brittney Griner is cautiously picking out her next choice of body ink."I'm getting this next one on my neck," Griner says, showing off a wide array of current tattoos decorating her upper body.FOR THE WIN: Griner's monster dunks in WNBA debut As the tattoo artist shows Griner a sketch, the 6-8 women's basketball star calls over to her girlfriend for approval.Typically, people who are close to conjoined twins come to adjust and see them as different but normal; they seem fairly untroubled by the idea of conjoined twins pursuing sex and romance. The best example of this would probably be the story of Chang and Eng Bunker, "the Siamese Twins," so called because they were from Siam (now Thailand).
A little known fact is that the Bunker wives' father originally objected to his daughters marrying the twins because they were conjoined, but because they were Asian.One thing we know for sure about the sexuality of conjoined twins: People who aren't conjoined are fascinated by it.At least it seems that way, judging by the number of reporters calling me to ask about the sex lives of conjoined twins since the TLC reality show Abby and Brittany went on the air several weeks ago.Last time: The Hogwarts Express took everyone to a wedding! This time: I’m going to need a minute; I’m still crying. I gathered the basics: 50 year old soap geared toward an older, more conservative audience decides to explore a teen character’s sexuality. Before Sophie and Sian, I’d never heard of Coronation Street, and even after I started listening to murmurs about a lesbian storyline, I didn’t pay much attention.