When to Stop…

No consent? No sex.

Non-consensual sex is illegal. It is rape or sexual assault. Missing out on sex once is much better than being a convicted  sex offender. If you need it that badly DIY! Consent is not only about breaking or not breaking the law. Sex should be fun for all involved;  making sure that everyone involved is enjoying it makes you a good lover.

Sex is non-consensual if…

  • Consent is assumed
  • It is forced, pressured, unwanted or violent
  • Your partner is too drunk or spaced out to give consent
  • Your partner is asleep
  • Your partner doesn’t understand what is happening

Always stop if you hear your partner say…

  • No’
  • ‘I don’t know’
  • ‘I’m not sure’
  • ‘Not now’
  • ‘Get off’
  • ‘F*** off’
  • ‘Don’t do that’
  • ‘Ouch’
  • ‘I feel worried’
  • ‘Stop’
  • ‘Not again’
  • ‘Do I have to?’

Know the signs that mean you should stop, including…

  • Slurred speech
  • Incoherent talking
  • Silence
  • Stillness
  • No eye contact
  • Crying
  • Frozen or frightened expression
  • Shaking
  • Confusion
  • Resistance
  • Flinching
  • Passing out
  • Sleeping
  • Rigid or tense body

Know when to: