April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Practicing consent is healthy, normal and necessary. Earlier this month, we shared ways to check in with your partner so that sex (and other physical or romantic interactions) stays safe and fun for everyone. Today’s infographic is all about what “yes” looks like–because if it’s not a “YES!”, it’s a no. Check it out and tell us what you would add!
Remember: consent is specific, informed, reversible, and enthusiastic! It’s also for way more than “just” sex. Sometimes, like when someone is drunk, high or asleep, they cannot consent. Learn more about consent.
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center is located in New York City. It provides comprehensive, confidential, judgment free health care at no charge to over 12,000 young people every year. This column is not intended to provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual, only general information for education purposes only.