Modeling Consent

30 Sep

“This is how much I have internalized rape culture. I expect men to challenge me when I lay down a sexual boundary.”

This is a great post about showing what consent culture is through modeling it.

Disrupting Dinner Parties

This guest post is written by Rebecca Flin

So we know what “rape-culture” is at this point, right? Thank god we finally have a word for it! Like the emergence of the term, “sexual harassment” in the 1970s, the recent addition of the term “rape culture” to our everyday lexicon has given us a way to describe what used to be called “just the way it is” or “life”. Therefore, we are now able to see and discuss it. And I don’t know about you guys, but I see it everywhere: movies, the news, music, child-raising, the subway, you name it. Rape culture is our culture. But now that we see it, we can start changing it right?

So tell me, what can I do to move away from rape culture? There’s certainly a lot of discussion out there about what NOT to do –aka what rape culture looks like…

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One Response to “Modeling Consent”

  1. therese January 21, 2014 at 10:16 am #

    Wohh just what exactly I was searching for, appreciate placing.

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