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enthusiastic consent

The act of explicitly and enthusiastically expressing the desire to have a sexual encounter with someone and maintaining and communicating that enthusiasm throughout the experience. Men and women often have very different ideas about verbal and nonverbal cues, but an enthusiastic consent model solves all that.
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What did I say about chirpy and enthusiastic people?
The World Bank, once an enthusiastic supporter of dam building, has decreased its involvement in new dam projects significantly over the last 35 years as current structures become increasingly problematic.
Over the next 12 years Arthur's enthusiastic dog would set mushing records, help popularize the sport of sled dog racing, and become the progenitor of a new breed of sled dog named after Chinook, finally traveling with Admiral Richard E.
Written by an enthusiastic collector of antique jewelry, Charms and Charm Bracelets discusses techniques in making charms, trends in charm and jewelry making throughout the decades, factors to consider when evaluating and appraising specific pieces of charm jewelry, and much more.
Billy Bramblett and Jeremiah Ridenour, founders of Wildwood, say, "We are very enthusiastic about our new alliance with a global leader in the natural soy industry.
Bush, who has a long record of enthusiastic support for the entire modern international system, is unlikely to abandon the WTO."
Knighton's enthusiastic mission reflects the rich mine of talent coming from practitioners across the African diaspora--from postmodern black dance in Brazil to Algerian hip-hoppers in France; from the current generation of black American innovators to contemporary companies from Senegal and Zimbabwe.
There follows a list of books on Meier and advice to snailmail job applications and thanks for 'your enthusiastic remarks and inquiries'.
Participants were enthusiastic about this year's workshop.
At once the idea of beginning a project in rainforest restoration came to me, and everyone else was enthusiastic."
JUST when you think things can't get any sillier, we discover that Jobcentres are telling employers they can no longer advertise for "hardworking and enthusiastic" people because it is offensive to people who do not display those characteristics.
When Elizabeth Birch, the executive director of the Human Rights Campaign, put out a formal call for a march on Washington, D.C., in the year 2000, she envisioned vast, enthusiastic throngs stretching as far as the eye could see.
A successful program requires at the minimum an expert healthcare provider to organize and develop the program, top management support and participation, a knowledgeable and enthusiastic coordinator and an advisory committee.
Following a briefing session in Seattle; a day lost over the International Date Line; an evening in Narita, Japan; and four hours aboard China Air's Boeing 767, our enthusiastic, if disoriented, delegation (see accompanying box) registered into Beijing's Kunlun Hotel, located several miles from Tien'anmen Square and the Temple of Heavenly Peace.
registered voters, 53%, say they are less enthusiastic about voting than in previous elections, while 35% are more enthusiastic.