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Talk to your child about sexual consent – because schools can’t manage this alone – Sydney Morning Herald

The headmaster of Newington College, a boys’ boarding school, gives frank advice to parents on how to confront the crisis of teenage sexual abuse.

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But where to start? Here is a checklist of questions that might be useful. Parents can use them as a guide, or just as some background cushioning. Some questions are focused on sons; some are for everyone.
Have you seen or heard of sex at parties that has disturbed you, or is this all new to you? What does consent look like in movies or TV shows you have seen? What does lack of consent look like in movies or TV shows you have seen? What do you think good sex and bad sex is generally?
If you have…

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