​It's Time to Expand the Conversation About Consent

​It's Time to Expand the Conversation About Consent

Consent is sexy-- that’s a phrase I remember a subset of people trying to make go viral in my early twenties. The thing is: consent doesn’t have to be sexy. But it is still necessary.While consent generally means “to voluntarily agree” and is used in fields like law and medicine, culturally, we’ve pushed the idea of “consent” into this narrow definition of when it’s relevant: only in the bed…