Consent Is Active, and Not Passive

Because consent is ongoing and is about how to say yes

Consent is explicit and involves continuous communication. This major part of the definition clears up potential misunderstandings. That’s because no one should be asked if they said no. No one should have to say no because they should have to say yes. If there is no “yes,” then there is “no.”



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Lindsay Soberano-Wilson

Hoods of Motherhood: A Collection of Poems forthcoming May 2023 | Creator: Put It To Rest | Casa de mi Corazon: A Travel Journal. (BEd. MA.)