Yes means yes: visions of female sexual power and a world without rape is a feminist book edited by jaclyn friedman and jessica valenti published in 2008 the book was one of the 99 publishers weekly's best books of 2009 and has inspired a sex education non-credit course at colgate university.
Yes means yes is a groundbreaking effort it’s particularly powerful because it empowers colleges and universities to hold perpetrators accountable who assaulted individuals who were either asleep or incapacitated by alcohol or drugs.
Yes means yes will bring to the table a dazzling variety of perspectives and experiences focused on the theory that educating all people to value female sexuality and pleasure leads to viewing women differently, and ending rape. California's legislature wants to define in law just when yes means yes'' on college campuses the state senate unanimously approved legislation thursday that, according to its sponsor, will.
It states that “yes means yes” and anything else, including silence, means no sex without explicit consent would therefore be considered rape the move follows outrage over the verdict in the.
The “no means no” mantra of a generation ago is being eclipsed by “yes means yes” as more young people all over the country are told that they must have explicit permission from the object.
Yes means yes: violence prevention on project respect project respect is a group of youth and adults who work together to create awareness and dialogue around the issue of sexualized violence by encouraging critical thinking about its root causes – gender expectations and stereotypes, imbalances and abuses of power, and the ongoing colonization of the lands and the systems we live in. California has become the first us state to define when yes means yes in sexual assault cases on college campuses, after a bill sponsored by state sen kevin de leon was signed into law sunday.