Jaclyn Friedman was groundbreaking when her book Yes Means Yes redefined the rules and verbiage of sexual consent. However, it is time to delve deeper into the subject. Consent is not the green light for having sex, but rather is the ongoing conversation between partners that continues throughout a sexual interaction.
It is not enough to not be a perpetrator of sexual harassment. Being a bystander or witness to inappropriate behavior warrants respectful action. If you see someone being harassed, become an advocate for the victim. This article will tell you how.