Understanding Consent Beyond A ‘Yes’ Or A ‘No’

feminisminindia.com 1.24.17 | Madhulika Agarwal Consent can be crudely understood as permission to do something. Sexual consent has been mainly restricted to ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ However, it needs to be understood that consent and especially, the sexual consent of a woman is something which is ridden
Title IX - Affirmtaive Consent

Sexual assault in the time of Trump @ajenglish

AlJazeera.com 1.24.17  Gina Benevento Eight years of progress and funding for programmes countering sexual violence against women are about to be undone. "Affirmative consent, for those who don't know, is the idea that if you don't consent at every stage of a sexual

Trump’s Education pick could roll back efforts to fight campus sexual assault

ThinkProgress 1.16.17 | By Perpetual Baffour and Ulrich Boser Betsy DeVos’ family foundation has long donated to organizations that side with students accused of rape — not their victims. Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary, Michigan billionaire and philanthropist Betsy DeVos, has kept fairly silent on

When to start talking to our sons about rape and consent

Washington Post 12.21.16 | Carolyn Hax  Adapted from an online discussion. Dear Carolyn: There’s been a lot of public discussion surrounding sexual assault lately, and one thing I keep reading/hearing is, “We need to teach our sons not to rape.” Do they mean