Tag Archives: consent

A simple guide to handling a drunk girl passed out on your couch

TweetFound a drunk girl passed out on your couch? Unsure of what to do in this situation? Here’s a quick instructional video. This guide is applicable for people of any gender and may be adjusted as needed in other locations. Consent: not very difficult. But apparently some kids aren’t getting the message, so that’s got to [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN A DEFENSE ATTORNEY TRIES TO ARGUE THAT AN UNCONSCIOUS RAPE VICTIM CONSENTED BECAUSE “SHE DIDN’T AFFIRMATIVELY SAY NO.” Tweet
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Gender and empathy: Men shouldn’t need to “imagine if it were your wife/daughter/mother”

TweetStassa Edwards, a new mother of a baby boy, has a really great piece on rape culture and how we teach our sons about consent. She notes that after reading about the Steubenville case, she asked herself for the first time, “How do I prevent my son from becoming a rapist?” And decided the answer [...]
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Thank You Thursday: PINK loves CONSENT

TweetFor a couple of hours earlier this week, Victoria’s Secret–known for its push-up bras and cultural appropriation–gained some serious feminist cred. Midday on Monday, a website for a “new line,” PINK loves CONSENT, launched. The site displayed images a diverse group of models showing off lingerie, similar in style to VS’s teen/college PINK line, emblazoned [...]
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The Feministing Five: Nancy Schwartzman

TweetNancy Schwartzman is a filmmaker and activist, and the creator of The Line Campaign. The campaign, which is based on Schwartzman’s documentary The Line, promotes a healthy and nuanced conversation around consent – on a personal level and on a larger cultural level. Schwartzman has traveled the country screening her film on college campuses and [...]
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