The Problem with Saying Consent is “Sexy”

Kristen Pizzo
4 min readApr 29, 2019

This semester, I have acted in two plays that highlighted stories of sexual violence and gave victims a voice. It would be easy to sit back now and think I met some sort of “activism quota” for the year and that I can slip back into the shadows and pretend there’s no more to say on the subject. We tend to do that a lot with social issues. We set aside a month or day out of the year or wait until something bad happens…

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Kristen Pizzo

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