I wonder if people who profess not to understand this actually understand it perfectly well but just choose to ignore it since it would result in them not getting what they want.
A bonus blog day for a Friday, partly because I am away this weekend and don’t know if I’ll be able to have blogday as usual this weekend, and partly because I have been sent this awesome animation by Blue Seat Studios of my blog about tea and consent.
I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!
I absolutely love how simple the animation is, and that they kept it gender neutral.
There’s a common rhetoric that suggests that it’s always men making the tea and women drinking it, which is hugely harmful to people’s sexuality and to notions of consent within same sex relationships. It buys into a narrative which denies male rape – by both men and women. It buys into a myth that women aren’t sexual beings. It buys into the myth that men always want sex, or that an erection is consent…
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