Consent: What is it?

Throughout the legal process, one of the overriding themes was the issue of “consent”. My assailant’s defense relied tremendously on the notion that the assault had simply been a “miscommunication.” Even the judge at my plea hearing, interrupted the assailant, at one point, to interject that this was “NOT a case of miscommunication.” Overall, consent seems to be an issue that could use a little clarity. This is a fantastic article I ran across this week that spells it out so plainly, any remaining confusion should be cleared up. Read it. Share it. Let’s demystify this seemingly complicated topic.

This woman just explained consent with the most perfect metaphor

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