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The controversial rape scene in ‘Bridgerton’ started a ‘really great conversation around consent,’ says show’s intimacy coordinator

A controversial sex scene in “Bridgerton” continues to stir up debate on Twitter. The scene shows Daphne getting on top of Simon so he can’t use the pull-out method. Intimacy coordinator Lizzy Talbot said the scene “created a great conversation around consent.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Warning: This […]
The controversial rape scene in ‘Bridgerton’ started a ‘really great conversation around consent,’ says show’s intimacy coordinator
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California may make it illegal to remove a condom without consent

California Assembly Bill 453 would make stealthing a crime punishable by law if passed. Stealthing refers to the act of removing a condom without your partner’s knowledge or consent. While it is a known form of sexual assault, no existing state or federal laws prohibit stealthing. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
California may make it illegal to remove a condom without consent
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I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city’s intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn’t that weird.

Cuddle parties are intimate gatherings where strangers meet, practice consent, and enjoy human touch. There are some hosted in San Francisco, a city with a long track record of bucking social norms and celebrating innovation – in technology, sex, intimacy, or otherwise. The events are non-sexual, and while they may […]
I cuddled with strangers at a San Francisco cuddle party alongside other members of the city’s intimacy-starved workforce. No, it wasn’t that weird.
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8 ways to help survivors of sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), a period dedicated to highlighting the prevalence of sexual assault and educating people on how they can prevent it. INSIDER reached out to representatives from anti-sexual violence organisations to better understand how people can provide support to survivors of sexual assault. […]
8 ways to help survivors of sexual assault