April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a perfect time to practice and model consent in your everyday actions.
What is Consent?
An explicit agreement to be physically intimate with someone.
What isn’t Consent?
An agreement made by someone who is underage, intoxicated, or pressured.
What Does Consent Look Like?
- Asking permission
- Stopping upon request
- Open communication
What Doesn’t Consent Look Like?
- Pressure (even when playful)
- Assuming, not asking
- Ignoring “no”
- A disengaged partner
Has Your Consent Been Violated?
You are not alone. Find support by calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)