Sexual Consent

Verbal Remedy proudly ran ‘The Consent Campaign’ for two years, funded by the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Fund. We spoke to thousands of young people in the North East about their attitudes to sexual consent; you can read our findings our Impact Report.

Read our blog posts on consent below and learn how to write for us

  Warning: this post contains a description of a sexual assault I’m not usually one for getting...

I was walking home at the end of a long week when I remembered that one of the boys I knew as a...

  What are we willing to compromise and why? It is not uncommon for people to find themselves...

“How can you be with her when she doesn’t love you?” “She does love me, in her own way.” That is as...

Watching porn is no longer a secretive, solo act anymore (unless you want it to be) – but...

It’s the 28th of September. The Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion –...

Coerced consent (or sexual coercion) is when you convince or persuade someone to engage in a sexual...

The dating world is notoriously hard to navigate, with a language all its own. It’s filled with...

  Over the last year, I’ve seen a significant increase in the number of people in their early 20’s...

People often say I am one of the most resilient people they know, given what I have experienced and...

When it comes to birth control, women are involved pretty early in their lives, when men are barely...

  When I was training to become a sex therapist, I wrote an essay on masturbation, only to discover...