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In Defining Consent, There's a Gap Between the Law, Culture

 It may sound simple: You either consent to sexual activity or you don't.

But just what constitutes an expression of consent is a hotly debated topic in the justice system and in society at large. Continue to US News article. 

          UN Women on Consent

What is Consent?

Consent is a voluntary, enthusiastic, and clear agreement between the participants to engage in specific sexual activity. Period.

There is no room for different views on what consent is. People incapacitated by drugs or alcohol cannot consent.

If clear, voluntary, coherent, and ongoing consent is not given by all participants, it’s sexual assault. There’s no room for ambiguity or assumptions when it comes to consent, and there aren’t different rules for people who’ve hooked up before. Read More



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