The following article was review of two films done by Leisenring, where she discusses the concept of sexual consent and how they are presented in each film. The first film she discusses about is an autobiographical documentary called, The Line, by Nancy Schwartzman, where this women describes her experience after being date raped by a coworker. She had been previously dumped by her boyfriend, thus ends up attendin...
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...volent sexism have demonstrated that there is a variety of forms that sexual consent is needed in order for sexual assault to be prevented from occurring. Also it demonstrated that sexual consent already being ambiguous does not help in establishing prevention of sexual assault, when the no is not clear, since it needs to be expressed both externally through verbal an nonverbal cues but also be internal consent from the person understanding that they are giving their affirmative consent. This is similar to the article about the films, where in Dr Brod’s lecture explained that not only the person giving consent needed to be aware of how they were giving but the one’s accepting it had to know how they got it. There is a need to understand that unless people start to gain knowledge about sexual consent, the situations will be misunderstood and sexual assault can happen.
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