Only if it's done right" [Woody Allen Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex]"That [sex] was the most fun I ever had without laughing" [Woody Allen Annie Hall]"My mother used to say, Delia, if S-E-X ever rears its ugly head, close your eyes before you see the rest of it" [Alan Ayckbourn Bedroom Farce]"While we have sex in the mind, we truly have none in the body" [D.
For some people, most people, it's the most important thing they can get without being born rich or smart or stealing" [Don De Lillo Underworld]"Is sex dirty?
In the earlier series, the exterior the Carrie's apartment was another apartment block (in one episode we see a couple having sex through this windows).
In later series, the exterior changes to the street outside and the other apartment seems to have moved.
The physical difference between male and female in animals. In the human species the male is called man, (q.v.) and the female, woman.
The show became one long glossy luxury goods advertisement, the kind found in Vanity Fair.
The movie underlines this - while there are great story lines, etc, the theatrical release is one obscene orgy of consumerism and decadence. The last years of SATC is an insult to both the book and the early years of the show.
Second, somewhere midlife, SATC, the show, got lost.
All that incidental stuff - the shoes and bags, and places-to-be-seen - moved from the background to the foreground.