Consent is a crucial part of the Sex- and Bender-Based Misconduct Policy and of healthy interactions, generally. Affirmative consent is the affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity. Check out these resources on consent to gain more information on this important topic.
Videos It's important to be able to read cues and understand when someone is offering their consent. Watch these videos from Planned Parenthood, which explain how you can discern if someone is enthusiastically consenting to engage in sexual activity.
It is equally important to be able to tell when some is saying "no" to sexual activity, either through their words or actions. Additionally, sometimes people aren't sure if they are ready to consent. Watch these videos from Planned Parenthood to learn how to respond when consent isn't present, or you're not sure if it is.
Toolkit If you're ready to do more, download this toolkit to get practical help in shifting "rape culture" into "consent culture." Amnesty International created this resource in hopes of helping you spark conversation amongst peers, debunk myths and stereotypes, lead workshops and respond to survivors.