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Equity and Compliance

Equity and Compliance

What is Consent?


Consent is the mutual assent by words or actions to engage in a particular sexual activity that must be made voluntarily and competently by all parties.

  1. In order for consent to be given voluntarily, it must be free from threat, force, intimidation, extortion, and undue influence.

  2. In order for consent to be given competently, all parties must have the capacity to consent. If one or more of the parties is incapacitated due to, among other things, drug or alcohol use, then that person(s) lacks the necessary capacity, and thus the competency required to consent.

Checkout these videos on Consent:

"2 Minutes Will Change the Way You Think About Consent" (Used with Permission by CampusClarity)

Consent is as Simple as Tea (Used with Permission by Blue Studios)