What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent?
Text Above Panels: If it’s not okay to treat your friends like this… Panel 1 (Two men talking on a couch.) Man #1: “Wanna watch Pulp Fiction?” Man #2: “Sure!” Panel 2 (The same men with a text box in the upper lefthand corner that says “a half hour later.”) Man #2: “Eh, I’m not really liking this, let’s do something else.” Panel 3 (The same men, but Man #1 is now blocking Man#2’s chest with his arm while Man #2 looks startled.) Man #2: “No! Panel 4 (A man and a woman are standing next to a car. Man: “Thanks for letting me borrow your car.” Woman: “No problem. Panel 5 (The same woman is standing next to the car looking frustrated while the man sits in the driver’s seat. Woman: “What are you doing?” Man: “Borrowing your car! Panel 6 (The woman has her hands on her hips and is frowning at the man, who is frowning back at her.) Woman: “You can’t take my car whenever you want it!” Man: “That’s bullshit! Panel 7 (Two women are speaking to one another. Woman #1: “I really like The Fluffy Bunnys’ new song.”
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• Communication & Consent
• Gender/Body positivity