This Video Explaining Consent Using a Tea Analogy Is Everything

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary's simplest definitions of the word, consent is a verb meaning "to agree to do or allow something" or a noun meaning "permission for something to happen or be done."

Unfortunately, these definitions are often not fully understood. In a successful effort to explain, this animated video by Blue Seat Studios compares initiating sex to making a cup of tea in a straightforward way.

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