consensual consensual  /kən ˈsɛn su əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) existing by consent

News

  1. Man, 21, sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for gruesome killing, rape in Concord park

    Tirrell Dudley claims he had consensual sex with victim but pleaded guilty to rape anyway
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. Male on male consensual sex and sexual assault common in South Africa

    ( Public Library of Science ) A survey of adult South African men published in this week's PLOS Medicine, shows that while overlapping sexual relationships with women appear to be common, roughly one in 20 men reported consensual sexual contact with a man, approximately one in ten reported being sexually assaulted by another man, and around 3 percent reported perpetrating such an assault.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Don Draper Was Raped

    Mad Men 's non-consensual encounter on between a young, frightened Dick Whitman and a prostitute didn't generate as much chatter as its gender-reversed scenario might have. Why?        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

Quotes

  1. "Judge Kent believes his conduct with both of the (women) was mutual and consensual," said DeGuerin, who has represented such high-profile clients as former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, Branch Davidian leader David Koresh and Robert Durst.
    on Feb 22, 2009 By: Dick DeGuerin Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. But in the phone tap, Father Goodall told Mr Jones: "I certainly didn't say it was consensual, I don't know where they got that from."
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Jane Goodall Source: The Age

  3. "When I was 13, Mackenzie told me that she had a consensual sexual relationship with our father. This news was confusing and scary, as I lived alone with my father since I was 3," Bijou Phillips says in the statement, as it was reported by Us...
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Bijou Phillips Source: MyFox Philadelphia

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