Sexual assault is any unwanted, non-consensual sexual contact against any individual by another using manipulation, pressure, tricks, coercion or physical force.
1 in 5 women & 1 in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives
Taking or posting sexual photos to porn and social media sites, and/or through text messages without consentSexual Assault Can Include:
- Completed act of penetration that includes any penetration of the vagina, anus, or by any object
- Attempted acts of penetration
- Forced sex (sexual coercion) and/or forced sex with friends, roommates and/or family members
- Behavioral or verbal sexual harassment
Lack of Consent is the most common aspect of sexual assault.
CONSENT is a voluntary, conscious, and mutual agreement to engage in sexual activity. You must get consent throughout the sexual act.
Only “YES” signals consent.
STOP, ASK, & LISTEN TO THE ANSWER.
RESPECT THE ANSWER.
Survivors of Sexual Assault
Often times a survivor of sexual assault may feel confused, alone, frightened, angry, ashamed, and numb without any idea of what to do at this point.
These are normal responses after a sexual assault has taken place.
This is not your fault no matter the circumstances!!
If you or a friend have been sexually assaulted, RSVP is here to help.
Our services are confidential.
Call 936-261-1468 to speak with an RSVP staff member during normal business hours. For immediate assistance call UPD at 4911.