What my Sports Instructor Taught Me about Consent

What if checking in for consent became as much a part of everyday etiquette as saying please and thank you?

My new gym coach does something that none of my sports instructors has done before: he checks in before touching me. Just a “can I?” or “is this OK?” before guiding me into a particular stretch or…



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