Date Rape & College-Age Men

As college students return to campuses this fall… it is expected that they will interact.  They will flirt.  They will date.  They may even become intimate.  But these are young people.  Most of them are new to sexual intimacy.  How fine is the line between consent and refusal when it comes to sex?  For college-age men, not knowing the answer to that critical question could be life-altering.  We take a examine the complexities of what young men should look for and listen for when they find themselves in those situations.  This is also a cautionary tale for young women.

Resources:

A.S.K. Assalt Services Knowledge

Power To Decide

Break The Cycle

One in Six

Teaira Garnett, Advocate Specialist, Office of Interpersonal Violence Prevention, Howard University (not pictured)

Neil Irvin, Executive Director, Men Can Stop Rape

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