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Expert chat: Enthusiastic Consent & Conditional Consent (Wed 21st February)

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On Wednesday 21st Feb at 6.30pm, Sarah our expert, will be running an expert chat about Enthusiastic Consent and Conditional Consent.

Sarah is the co-founder of Scarlet Ladies, a community of women with the aim to destigmatise and normalise the conversation around female sexuality.

Suffering from post traumatic stress disorder after experiencing a number of traumas, including rape, Sarah is reclaiming her body by engaging in bodybuilding and powerlifting. Taking back control of her sexuality, she is currently remaining abstinent. Working and campaigning with other women for the sexual empowerment of women has been an integral part of her healing journey.


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Vanilla features: have your say

As we move to our new boards software, Vanilla, we'll have a few new features at our disposal. We're keen to hear what you all think about them, so head here to have your say over how we'll use (or not use) some of the new features. Fill out the form before Wednesday the 21st to tell us your thoughts and have the option of joining our testing team!
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Post of The Month

One-in-a-million is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"Just a bit of fun here if you could create an advent calendar what would you put in it and why.

For me you would still get chocolate 😆😆
But inside each door is a task for the day. Something that includes you helping/talking to others, doing something festive and spreading Christmas cheer
For example

1. Tell your parents/carers you love them
2. Say hello when passing an OAP (that might be the only thing someone says to them all week)
3. Watch a Christmas movie
4. Help someone in need e.g put some spare change in a charity box, buy a warm drink for the homeless person who sits on the corner, dothe washing up ha ha ha😂
5 make hot chocolate
6. Visit your grandparents (if you donít already) They will more than likely love to see you.
7. Sing a Christmas song with a friend
8. Dress up in something Christmasy when you do your shopping.

You get the idea 😂😉 my reason for this is to get people in the mood and understand what Christmas actually means.

What would yours have and why."
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    Just a bit of fun here if you could create an advent calendar what would you put in it and why.

    For me you would still get chocolate 😆😆
    But inside each door is a task for the day. Something that includes you helping/talking to others, doing something festive and spreading Christmas cheer
    For example

    1. Tell your parents/carers you love them
    2. Say hello when passing an OAP (that might be the only thing someone says to them all week)
    3. Watch a Christmas movie
    4. Help someone in need e.g put some spare change in a charity box, buy a warm drink for the homeless person who sits on the corner, dothe washing up ha ha ha😂
    5 make hot chocolate
    6. Visit your grandparents (if you donít already) They will more than likely love to see you.
    7. Sing a Christmas song with a friend
    8. Dress up in something Christmasy when you do your shopping.

    You get the idea 😂😉 my reason for this is to get people in the mood and understand what Christmas actually means.

    What would yours have and why.

  • #2
    Hmmmmm... let me think!

    If it were me, I would probably go for a little self-care item everyday (not just beauty or candles btw). Things like bath bombs etc. Things people like to relax.

    Oh and no advent calendar can leave out the chocolate - I'd need to have a couple of doors at least that still have chocolate in them!

    I love your idea btw, I would buy that!
    "Truely independent person who doesn't do quotes, just dates".. (29.04.17)

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    • #3
      I'll have to think on this for a while. Right now I'm not feeling wonnderful, but given a choice I'd say: "1. Tell your parents/carers you love them"
      The greatest female power is empathy to create relationships on a personal level. It's better for a woman to come across as more nurturing, more warm, and that is going to lend more success to her than for a man doing the same thing.

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