The New York Times

Sex Ed Lesson: ‘Yes Means Yes,’ but It’s Tricky

"SAN FRANCISCO — The classroom of 10th graders had already learned about sexually transmitted diseases and various types of birth control. On this day, the teenagers gathered around tables to discuss another topic: how and why to make sure each step in a sexual encounter is met with consent." 

"SAN FRANCISCO — The classroom of 10th graders had already learned about sexually transmitted diseases and various types of birth control. On this day, the teenagers gathered around tables to discuss another topic: how and why to make sure each step in a sexual encounter is met with consent." 



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USA Today

‘Yes means yes’ law spotlights consent in sex ed classes

“Affirmative consent” – the idea that a partner must give explicit permission before a sexual encounter can move forward – will now be a mandatory lesson in health classes across California. It’s part of the nationwide effort to stem sexual assaults among young people