5 People Share the Sexual Experiences that Changed How They Think of Consent

Amber Rose, Buck Angel, John Paul Brammer, Penda N’diaye, and June Amelia Rose discuss encounters that informed how they approach giving affirmative sexual consent on an individual level.
Amy Rose Spiegel

VICE on HBO's 'Consent' Examines the Ripple Effect of #MeToo

HBO Correspondent Isobel Yeung shares the process for how the VICE on HBO special report "Consent" came about, and how we can continue to push conversations around consent and accountability forward.
Broadly Staff
supreme court

What Brett Kavanaugh Got Wrong About Sexual Assault and Virginity

Experts on sexual violence say Kavanaugh revealed a deep misunderstanding of sexual assault when he brought up virginity during a Fox News interview.
Marie Solis
supreme court

We Asked 17-Year-Olds About Brett Kavanaugh and Consent

Brett Kavanaugh's defenders say the Supreme Court nominee shouldn't be held accountable for the sexual assault he allegedly committed at age 17. Here's what 17-year-olds think.
Marie Solis
The Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Deepfakes Were Created As a Way to Own Women's Bodies—We Can't Forget That

When Redditors started using AI to attach celebrities' faces to porn performers' bodies, the media reaction focused on the implications for potential political hoaxes, but we need to focus on the women they harmed.
Samantha Cole

Half of the Country Doesn't Have a Legal Definition of Consent

State by state, there’s little consensus on what counts as consent. Some legal experts and advocates are aiming to change that.
Kimberly Lawson

Consent for Dummies with Drag Queens Trixie and Katya

Trixie and Katya discuss consent and why the "sexiest dirty talk is 'yes.'"
Amelia Capaz

Five Under-the-Radar Feminist Books You Need to Read

From consent culture to sisterly advice, a short list of 2017 releases you won't want to miss.
Sarah Burke

Men Still Don't Know How Consent Works, New Study Suggests

New research suggests that straight men are likely to misinterpret situational factors, such as having previously engaged with a woman intimately, as consent.
Leila Ettachfini
Sex Ed

Teachers Forced to Report All Teens Having Sex in Oregon School District

The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon mandates that all school employees report students to law enforcement or state officials if they find out they’re sexually active. Some students are petitioning to change the rule.
Kimberly Lawson
Unscrewing Ourselves

Teaching Kindergarteners About Consent

The women behind the radical consent education program YES!: Your Empowered Sexuality want to teach kids to respect each other's bodies long before they get to high school.
Danielle Corcione