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Outrage as flyers handed out at Aberdeen University say ‘smiling and laughing' are ‘possible signs of consent'

22 days ago   |   By Press and Journal

A student group has come under fire after issuing leaflets advising that smiling and laughter could be taken as “possible signs of consent”.
The Aberdeen Consent Awareness and Sexual Education group has been established to “create a culture of consent” at Aberdeen University.
But the society has now been forced to recall flyers designed to educate young people about how to behave responsibly.
The pamphlets advised that “laughter”, “smiling” and “direct eye contact” were all “possible signs of consent”.
Aberdeen University students took to social media to raise concerns about the message...
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