The Other Side of Teaching Kids About Consent

I’ve seen a spate of articles shared recently on social media on the topic of teaching children about consent. The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21 was especially thorough and offered practical tips for parents. The foundation is basic, early, and ongoing respect for children’s bodies and their right to say no to things…

We(Do Not)Consent

A former Wall Street banker has developed a new app that will film you and your partner “consenting” to having sex with each other. Using your phone camera, you point the lens at yourself and state your name and desire. Then you point the lens at your partner and they agree (“consent”). Called WeConsent, the…

UK Ministry of Defense Launches Consent Campaign to Prevent Sexual Assault in Army

TW: Images of sexual assault and rape situations For the first time, the UK Ministry of Defense has launched a campaign against rape and sexual assault in response to recent reports that sexual offenses within the army have risen in recent years. Initiated by head of the army, General Sir Nick Carter, the campaign features several posters…

No Means No

  by Esperanza M You’re not entitled to anyone’s body, and no one is entitled to your body. Others’ boundaries are valid and so are yours. Please don’t forget: consent and respect are everything. You deserve to be in control and to feel safe no matter what.

Consent is Crucial

BDSM has been in the media a bit more than usual recently thanks to the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey. While it’s great to see it being talked about more, Fifty Shades is not the greatest example of safe BDSM practice. I won’t go into too much detail, but there’s a lot of information on…