Like many men, the #MeToo movement has got me thinking a lot more about harassment and sexual consent these days. Many of the stories making the news have been about powerful men doing whatever they feel like to women. In some cases the stories have been about powerful men assaulting other men.
Recently a story was published about the actor/comedian Aziz Ansari and his apparent inability to understand consent. I don’t know much about Ansari other than the events detailed in this story. I am not going to write about that specific incident.
I’m more interested in the discussion about men and sexual consent. [Read more…]