If we want teens to take consent seriously, we need to start being an example

By Ryan Morris, Director of Advocacy and Outreach for YWCA Richmond

Many young people are getting messages about consent. They have seen the “Tea Consent” video; they been taught that they need an enthusiastic “yes,” not just the absence of a “no,” when giving and receiving consent. Unfortunately, what they aren’t getting is perhaps…



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