THIS YES MEANS YES BUSINESS?
Yes means Yes
is about communication in relationships, something Project
Respect is promoting to prevent sexualized violence among youth.
It can be confusing
if you are not being verbally clear about what you want in a relationship.
When people make assumptions, they dont get the
a person doesnt say anything, it doesnt mean yes.
If a person wears something sexy, it doesnt mean yes.
a person has had sex with you before, it doesnt mean yes.
If a person paid for dinner, it doesnt mean yes
YES MEANS YES
assume, just ask.
By being clear,
you avoid assumptions. When you both understand each other by communicating
your wants and needs verbally, you are showing respect.
Respect puts everything on the table then its really hard
to have false expectations. When we have respect in our relationships, were
less likely to be invaded in our beliefs and our boundaries. Respect is a
Respect is an innovative, youth -driven initiative from the Victoria
Womens Sexual Assault Centre that aims to prevent sexualized violence
among youth in a new way
Respect is starting a rEvolution. It is encouraging us
to bring respect into our relationships by communicating about sex. It is
empowering us to respect ourselves by resisting societal messages that tell
women to be sexually passive and men to be sexually aggressive.
Respect is for and by youth
It is youth talking to youth
about love, sex and relationships