Dear Expert,

How do you define consent?

— Anonymous

There are many different ways to approach this question. We asked Olivia Richman, also known as GlamousPuss, M.D., a 3rd year medical student at American University of Antigua: College of Medicine to contribute her thoughts.

I know we all know the tea example of consent, but how about all them coffee lovers?! This is our spin of the tea example! It’s NOT ok to have sex with someone if they are UNABLE to say yes. It is NOT ok to have sex with someone if they say NOTHING. It is NOT ok to have sex with someone if they don’t want to have sex!!! Even if you’ve had sex with them in the past, they can still say No. If they’re your girlfriend or boyfriend, they can still say No.

Be clear & consensual with your partner. Ask for what they like/don’t like, want/don’t want; it’s honestly the SEXIEST thing you could do.

Watch the video for a more detailed explanation!


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Oye, mi gente! What's up?! I'm Olivia, a 3rd year medical student at American University of Antigua: College of Medicine. My account GlamourPuss, M.D. is about informing you, in Season 1, about STIs, what a vagina can look like, the female reproductive system and more! Now in Season 2, I'll be discussing sexual harassment, assault, consent, what's inside a rape kit and redefining masculinity. My goal is to destigmatize the language around sex.