5 Ways Porn Has Lied to You About Consent

Trigger warning: This post contains graphic titles of porn videos that may be triggering to some readers.

Pornography doesn’t give an accurate picture of what healthy sex is like; it cuts out important things like consent, communication, foreplay, and other ways partners are responsive to each other’s needs and preferences.

What is consent?

“Sexual consent” generally refers to a communicated, informed, mutual agreement to engage in sexual activity.

Genuine sexual consent can be revoked at any time. Meaningful sexual consent cannot be given by anyone who is underage, intoxicated, coerced, tricked, forced, or otherwise incapacitated.

Portrayals of consent

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