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Text A Warning

While it’s not the most uplifting or fun topic, one of my areas of interest is sexual assault (if you ever want to kill someone’s interest in you, I find that telling them this is what I study is a great way to have them quickly exit the conversation). A lot of people don’t seem to know that if a person is under the influence of anything they cannot legally consent. This doesn’t mean that a person has to be blacking out, but even a single drink can impair a person’s judgement. It’s important to note that in many parts of the world (including America), the most common date rape drug is actually alcohol. In light of this, I was interested to read that Scotland Yard police will be sending text messages to people in bars warning them of the risks of sexual assault. Continue Reading →