13 Reactions to Yes Means Yes

Evan Chartier

Yes Means Yes is a Colgate Sexual Education Program based on “Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World without Rape” edited by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti. The five non-credit classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for discussion on sexuality, the Colgate “hook-up culture” and much more…

1. There are 12 steps to properly apply a male condom.

2. Some disabled Amsterdam residents receive government grants to spend time with sex workers.

3. The “Want Will Won’t” chart used in Yes Means Yes includes 408 sexual activities.

4. Sex toys come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials.

5. The “Walk of Shame” is now officially the “Walk of Fame.”

6. Gray Rape is a myth. It doesn’t exist.

7. Some sex toy shop workers actually love their jobs.

8. Six self-identified males participated in Yes Means Yes 1.0 this semester. New record!

9. Registration for Yes Means Yes 1.0 usually fills up in only two hours.

10. Colgate Advocates for Positive Sexuality has almost 200 Facebook “likes.”

11. “Sex [should feel like] a cookie fresh out of the oven: steaming, moist, delectable and melt-in-your-mouth.” – Heather Corinna

12. …But if it doesn’t, you should sign up for Yes Means Yes.

13. What’s better than food and sex? Talking about it with friends at Yes Means Yes.

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