Do Male Freshmen Know What ‘Rape’ Is, and How to Negotiate Consent?

“My biggest fear: getting accused when that didn’t actually happen”..Andrew, like every other male college student interviewed for this article, underwent at least some form of college-mandated orientation program tackling sexual assault. But it seems young men are confused and fearful themselves around the new climate and codification of sexual relations on campus..Young men are now expected to navigate the changing and increasingly nuanced ways consent is discussed—or, rather understand and recognize the ways consent has not been reached. by Emily Shire

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