This July we are headed to the San Diego Pride Parade and San Diego Comic-Con to spread consent education! If you will be there too, let us know or come say high to all the people in the pink and black "only do it with consent" shirts.
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One of the reasons why the survivor from Stanford's letter is so powerful is because it resonates with so many survivors all over the world.
If you are a survivor of sexual assault know that we believe you and stand in solidarity with you.
This post goes out to every person who is a victim/survivor of sexual assault or rape. Please remember that it was not your fault. You are not alone and there are people in the world that believe you. People heal differently and it is up to you to... / Read More
Halloween can be such a fun time of year. People get so creative in the costumes they create and the foods they whip up! Though what some people choose to ignore, is that Halloween isn't an excuse to be a jerk. In college, and even in high school,... / Read More
(Image credit: Penn State Archives)
Fall semester has started for a lot of people which got us thinking about what we wish we knew (or what we wish other people knew) going into school. We've also included some responses we got on Facebook. Here... / Read More
Our Founding Members are our most loyal supporters. They are the foundation of our organization and the reason why we are able to spread consent education across the United States.
Why should I join the Founding Member Circle?
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We decided to head over to Comic Con because there has been an influx in people sharing personal anecdotes about how they have been sexually harassed and/or groped while they were at Con. The behavior is so common there is a term for it: “Creeping... / Read More
Only With Consent is gearing up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April with our Consent on Campus Campaign and we need your help! Our goal is to spread the message about consent to 5 campuses/conferences before the end of May 2015.
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[Trigger Warning: Body image, weight, sexual assault]
This past November I decided to work with a trainer because I knew I needed to refocus my energy while working out. Two years ago, I started a program and was doing well. Then like most... / Read More
Halloweekend is upon us! This weekend will be filled with crazy costumes, scary foods, and some wild parties. If you choose to participate in any of those activities, sober or not, remember that it is still your responsibility to ask your partner... / Read More
Sunday night, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 967, which is also known as the “Yes Means Yes” law. This piece of legislation, pertaining to California’s institutions of higher education, puts the responsibility on someone engaging in sexual... / Read More
I’ve been tagged in a lot of Facebook posts recently about the nail-polish that changes colors when exposed to a handful of popular drugs used to facilitate rape. I want to thank everyone who has thought of Only With Consent and me when they have... / Read More
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[Trigger Warning: Child abuse and... / Read More
[Trigger Warning: Cyber Stalking]
In the previous blog post, I explained that I was dealing with a cyber-stalker, which was why I had been quiet for a bit of time. As an activist, I knew there was a possibility that this could happen to me... / Read More
Hello! Jasmin here, just wanting to give everyone an update on what has been going on with Only With Consent recently. Some of you may have noticed the brief silence from the team. There weren't any posts because I was dealing with a cyber stalker... / Read More
One of the most common responses to someone sharing their story of being sexually assaulted is when outsiders decide the survivor was "asking for it." Let's make one thing clear... NOBODY is EVER asking to be raped. It doesn't matter what they are... / Read More
This past weekend I was granted the opportunity to visit the White House to work with the Task Force Against Campus Sexual Assault. It was an incredible opportunity. One that totally shook up my world. I found out the week before that I was invited... / Read More
One of the most amazing experiences I had at Penn State was watching a group of people come together in an awesome way. It was my second year of actively participating in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” and by this time, the event had grown a lot.... / Read More
Rape Culture is a culture in which sexual violence is normalized and even condoned in popular culture. Misogynistic language, the glamorization of sexual violence, and the cultural acceptance of victim blaming perpetuates rape culture. People who... / Read More
Consent culture is a culture in which asking for consent is normalized and condoned in popular culture. It is respecting the person’s response even if it isn’t the response you had hoped for. We will live in a consent culture when we no longer... / Read More