What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent?

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What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent?
Content Warning: Rape and Sexual Assault
Consent around sex is ignored all the time, and it’s not okay.

These everyday examples of how we give consent for other things shows just how absurd it is to blame sexual assault survivors or to try to justify rape in any way.

Here’s some much-needed perspective on what consent really means.

With Love…
The Editors at Everyday Feminism and EmpathyEducates

By Alli Kirkham | Originally Published at Everyday Feminism and Tumblr. June 23, 2015

You are staying until it’s done

You Are Staying Until It’s Done

You said I could have it once

You Said I Could Have It Once

You said you liked it

You Said You Liked It

You said you wanted it

You Said You Wanted It

You are my wife and it’s your duty

You Are My Wife And It’s Your Duty

You owe me

You Owe Me

You are asking for it

You Are Asking For It

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Alli Kirkham is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism and blogger, cartoonist, and intersectional feminist. Alli earned a BA in English Literature from Cal Poly Pomona in 2011 and uses it as an excuse to blog about books while swearing a lot. When she isn’t cartooning for Everyday Feminism or cursing at popular fiction, she posts cartoons and other silly things on her Tumblr. Check her out on Twitter @allivanlahr.

This piece was republished by EmpathyEducates with the kind permission of the http://everydayfeminism.com>Everyday Feminism. We also wish to express our sincere gratitude to the Artist, Alli Kirkham, for her dedication to seeing the world through a clearer lenses.