Friday, July 10, 2015

Cartoons that Explain to Men what Non-consent Means

In 2013, a Zerlina Maxwell statement was controversial when she said the she didn't think that we should be telling women anything when it comes to rape. We should be telling men not to rape women and start the prevention conversation there.

In an "Upworthy" article, seven comics appear that can be used to teach men and boys what non-consent means, using other situations that might be more easy for males to understand, considering that males grow up in a society where they are taught that women are sex objects that exist for them to enjoy and exploit.

Typical in a hierarchy, men learn that their wants and needs, or their perceived wants and needs from being on top of the hierarchy, come before the well-being of women.