Anti-Rape Campaign Explains Why Consent Involves ‘More Than Yes’

February 13, 2014

When it comes to sexual consent, yes might not mean yes. Unless it’s YES.

That’s the gist of a college anti-rape campaign in Canada that’s gaining attention.

Students Nova Scotia, a coalition of students from colleges around the province, has released a series of posters urging coeds in the province to use “enthusiastic consent” as the green light for when the moment is right.

Consent must be ‘loud and clear,’ student group says

February 13, 2014

Nova Scotia students who see the posters are going to have to lean in to read the fine print.

The message is that if they find themselves struggling like that during a sexual encounter — unable to understand what their partner wants — it’s best to call it a night.