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Consent: a practical guide

Meet Casey and Charlie. They are nice, friendly gender-ambiguous people.

Scenario A

Casey: “Can I borrow your car, Charlie?”

Charlie: “Sure.”

Scenario B

Charlie: “Can I have sex with you, Casey?”

Casey: “Okay.”

Congratulations. You now understand the process of obtaining someone’s consent. Give yourself a pat on the back since you now know what you need to do in order to not either rape someone or steal their car.

I’m told that this is apparently very complicated and difficult for people to understand.