The buzz: Police use tea to teach sexual consent

Thames Valley Police has created a buzz online with a new film comparing sexual consent to making a cup of tea.

The buzz: Police use tea to teach sexual consent

A voiceover says that even if people say they want tea, they are allowed to change their mind and, crucially, unconscious people don’t want tea. The video was created by Blue Seat and the blogger Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate Princess, who first wrote about the tea analogy in a post in March.

Sometimes, the simplest ideas are the best. Kudos to @RStarDinoPirate, @BlueSeatStudios and Thames Valley Police

Tea has been used as a metaphor for sexual consent in a police campaign – and it’s brilliant 

OK, the Thames Valley Police Dept is SO AWESOME. I want to visit them. Tea & consent. So good. 

Fantastic Video by Thames Valley Police around consent - very clever! #consentiseverything

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