“You ask permission to use other people’s things, you ask your parents if you can do certain things and you ask permission from your teachers to go certain places. When people say yes to these questions, they are giving their consent, when they say no, they are not consenting. It seems pretty straight forward in this context, but somehow in sexual interactions people find consent hard to understand, and that’s because it can be a little more complicated in these circumstances. ”
Read YEP Crew member Jordina’s blog post about sex and consent here.
Here is another awesome video explaining the basics of consent, with tea!