Willow Smith And Amber Rose Talk Sexual Consent
Written by BET on October 19, 2020
No matter all of the developments girls have made each professionally and personally, many nonetheless battle with being heard and revered throughout sexual encounters. There can typically be a niche between consent and sexual violence, and what stays in between is arguably a clumsy and infrequently undiscussed grey space. That is the newest hot-button subject explored by the women of the “Red Table Talk” this Tuesday (Oct. 20) at 9am PT / 12pm ET on Fb Watch!
Curiously sufficient, the problem of consent highlights the differing opinions of co-hosts Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smithand Adrienne Banfield-Jones (aka Gammy). Whereas Jada and Willow take a extra progressive stance of understanding the subtleties of these grey areas, Jada’s mom sees issues as extra black and white.
Early within the dialog, the multi-generational group of ladies discuss in regards to the preparation younger girls typically lack to correctly navigate sexual encounters with companions, which might result in misinterpretations or manipulations. When Willow needed to hang around with a bunch of male pals who had been older, Jada, in true old-school Black mama model, broke it down, explaining to her daughter why that was not going to occur.
“You undoubtedly ready me for the hazard of males,” mentioned Willow of her mom. “No, you didn’t inform me that, however the way in which that you’d discuss to me, in my little mind…my mind mentioned, males equal hazard.”
“I don’t even wish to say ‘the hazard of males.’ Let’s say the hazard of the undisciplined male sexual thoughts,” Jada additional defined.
Becoming a member of the women to discover this matter of consent much more are mannequin and activist Amber Rose, actress Rumer Willis and former NFL participant DeAndre Levy the place every shares their particular person experiences with “gray zone” areas of intercourse and sexual consent. Whether or not it’s dropping one’s virginity, an encounter with an ex or being an unlikely advocate, the dialog goals to reply questions round what means sure and what means no and what’s occurring in between.
Watch the BET.com unique clip of Amber Rose from the “Sexual Consent: What Each Girl Ought to Know” episode of “Red Table Talk” under.
Tune-in to Fb Look ahead to a brand new episode of “Crimson Desk Discuss” on Tuesday, October 20 at 9am PT /12pm ET.