My Rape Doesn’t Define Me


Alyssa Royse’s experience with rape helped her find strength and individuality, and a message of hope.

Talk to Your Son About Consent – He Might Listen!

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Adam Gilad talked to his teenage son about condoms, consent, and his sex life. Much to his surprise, his son heard him.

The Gentleman’s Guide To Proactive Sexual Consent

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Jordan Gray says that there is an easy way to be respectful and sexy at the same time. —– Throughout the majority of my sex life, I have been utterly baffled. I’ve been baffled because I have consistently received the feedback from my lovers that I make them feel supremely comfortable very quickly. And after […]

The Nuances of Consent and How Some Men Are Trained to Ignore Them


“When men are unaware of their gender privilege, boundary violations occur,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.

A Letter To My Son About Consent

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Finn Wightman writes to her son about consent because, as she says, “I love you too much to leave these things unsaid.”

A Horrifying Thing Happened in Ohio: You, Me and Steubenville

YouTube commentator ModernPrimate offers an engaging and comprehensive break-down of how the Steubenville rape case exemplifies the way we’ve failed as a society, and as parents – and how we can do better.

The “Yes, No, Maybe” Chart – A Tool For Talking About Consent

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Jamie Utt offers a “Yes No Maybe” Chart to help couples talk about their limits—and their fantasies.