Friday, January 23, 2015

13-year-old girls urge Ontario premier to promote ‘consent culture’ in sex ed

Two 13-year-old Toronto girls who have launched a web petition to put the “rape culture” trope into Ontario’s sex education curriculum are being “exploited and manipulated,” according to one of Canada’s leading social conservatives.

The young girls, Tessa Hill and Lia Valente, are listed as authors on a January 20 e-mail touting the “We Give Consent” campaign under the title “YES MEANS YES!”

“We want health education that teaches youth in Ontario that ‘Yes means Yes,’ and that affirmative consent is an enthusiastic ‘Yes Please!’ between two people,” the e-mail stated.  (more...)

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