Only Yes Means Yes.
What’s the deal with sexual consent? It seems there are a lot of people who don’t understand how sexual consent works, which is actually really scary. If you are sexually active or wanting to become sexually active, you need to know how consent works, because consent is everything.
Simply put, consent means giving permission. This is an acknowledgement necessary for both (or all) people to share before engaging in and during a sexual act. If every involved member agrees to the act, that is consent. If one person says no, if they are unsure, then that is not consent.
Need some help? Here’s a simple flowchart that can tell you the basics about sexual consent (don’t worry, it’s super easy to memorise for the next time you want to engage in sexy time).