CSUSM – Consent is SEXY: Sexual Assault Prevention PSA


What is sexy? Sexy is talking about sex with your partner and about how far you want to go It’s about talking about things that you like as well as things you don’t want to do It’s about setting your boundaries Sexy is about being listened to by your partner because that shows caring and respect Sexy is being open and honest open and honest communication means being able to say no and having no accepted and respected Sexy is acknowledging that you and your partner have sexual needs and desires so it’s normal for us to want to have sex and its normal to enjoy sex. Sexy is respecting yourself, respecting your partner’s beliefs and values and accepting them. Sexy is being informed. it’s about engaging in safer sex and protecting you and your partner against sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancy and taking responsibility for those decisions. Consent is Sexy What is consent? And what’s not? Consent is based on choice. Consent is active, not passive. Consent is giving permission without feeling pressured. Consent is never forced, coerced, assumed or implied even if you are in a relationship. Consent to have any type of sex is when two people agree, want and desire each other. What is not consent? Passed out Intoxicated Silence High on drugs Feeling pressured Fear Being threatened Coerced Coerced Forced Is not consent Got consent? Got consent? Ask No means NO! NO means no and everyone should respect this Not now means NO! I don’t know if I want to means NO! It doesn’t mean slow down I think I’ve had too much to drink means NO! I’m scared means NO! You’re not really my type means NO! It does not mean yes, but I don’t want to give in NO! means it’s time to STOP! Sex or unwanted sexual contact without consent is sexual assault and it’s a crime. Sexual assault is and includes forced penetration of the vaginal anal area. Forced oral sex or forcibly touching an intimate part of another person’s body.It doesn’t matter if it’s between a man and a woman two men or two women, it’s still sexual assault. No means NO! Got consent? Ask!

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