Sexual consent is more than just a yes. It must be loud and clear.
Real consent is mutual and sure. It is not muted, frail, hesitant, or afraid. It is never uncertain, assumed, or silent.
Consent cannot be gained through manipulation, intimidation, or threatening behaviour. A person who is intoxicated with alcohol or drugs can't give consent. Consent cannot be given by a person who is passed out or asleep. Consent must be continuous and can be withdrawn at any time during sex.
Sex without enthusiastic consent is not sex at all. It's sexual assault or rape.
Make sure everyone is into it before you get into it.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
1-877-880-7263 (24 hrs toll free) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Through this program, on-call SANE nurses provide immediate care and conduct forensic examinations of victims of sexual violence. Our services are provided in a supportive, nonjudgmental, and confidential manner and can be obtained by calling 1-877-880-SANE (7263).
Emergency response, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Services to both females and males, 13 years of age and older.
Sensitive and thorough sexual assault examination and forensic examination (evidence collection).
Expert testimony in a court of law.
Choices about whether or not to involve the police.
Information about community resources that can be accessed for ongoing support.
Storage of forensic evidence for up to six months.