My Consent Project (Paper)

It’s no secret that casual sex is becoming more and more accepted in today’s culture. Unfortunately, sexual assaults and nonconsensual sex are also still very prevalent in today's society as well. There is certainly more of an awareness of this subject which is has created a spotlight on the importance of acknowledging consent during sexual activity. Women and men are beginning to build a culture centered on consent.  This qualitative study researches the communication aspect of consent among young adults. This study draws from interviews regarding the communication behind consent of eight young adults. Major findings from these interviews indicated how the nature of the relationship, the timing of the conversation, and verbal and nonverbal messages are all critical factors when considering a conversation about consent. This study aims to help bring awareness to the importance of having a conversation about sexual consent with romantic partners.

Advertisements

Saving Money

Supporting yourself through college *or really at any time in your life* isn't easy. So, I'm here to drop some tips on what I have done. Through these actions, I managed to save a little more than $9,000.00 while working at a job that paid just a little over minimum wage. Work part-time. Just do…

Sweden #2

  Wanting to visit Sweden? Uh, yes. Here's my second post detailing my itinerary. Day 3 9:00am Nobel Museum Tour 2:00pm Visit the Vasa Museum Rise and shine! Today's agenda includes the Nobel Museum Tour as well as the Vasa Museum. Starting off with breakfast, I'm thankful for the Zinkensdamm hostel. The breakfast was amazing.…

Mormor Entry #34

Hey y'all! Here's another snippet from my Grandmother's diary that she kept while in Sweden. I found this entry on a page titled "comparisons" "Comparison: In those days people feared things like lion's faces. We fear things in the shape of mushroom clouds -- nuclear bombs." ~ June 1986 In this entry she's referencing the…

Sweden #1

Traveling to Sweden was such an amazing experience. I departed from Des Moines, IA and traveled to Stockholm and Oskarshamn.  I went with a group of classmates from Iowa State University in order to study abroad at KTH and Stockholm University. Itinerary Day One Departed Des Moines Airport Day Two Arrived at Arlanda Airport in…