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"Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent, nor does silence mean consent. Affirmative consent must be ongoing throughout a sexual activity and can be revoked at any time."
In other words, in order for sex to be lawful, both parties must acknowledge verbally and continuously that they are indeed in the mood for love (the word “verbal” was removed from the bill, but it seems impossible to satisfy the conditions nonverbally).
'Affirmative Consent' Is Bad for Women
originally posted by: Profusion
As unbelievable as it sounds, continuously is actually the standard. It's an impossible, unworkable standard IMHO. And, it's exactly how it should be.
So, let me get this straight - in the land of Hollyweird, your sexual partner must continuously say "yes" "yes" "yes" until the final climaxtic moment otherwise you could potentially go to jail?
In other words, in order for sex to be lawful, both parties must acknowledge verbally and continuously...