Sexual Assault

Sexual Health Bill of Rights

I have the right to own my own body.

I have a right to my own feelings, beliefs, opinions and perceptions.

I have a right to trust my own values about sexual contact.

I have a right to set my own sexual limits.

I have a right to say no at any time.

I have a right to say yes at any time.

I have the right to change my mind about who I’m having sex with, and when.

I have a right to remain celibate.

I have a right to experience sexual pleasure.

I have the right to my own sexual orientation and preferences.

I have a right to be the initiator in a sexual relationship and the other person has the right to say “yes” or assert their “no.”

I have a right to be in control of my sexual experiences.

I have a right to have a loving partner.

I have a right to my sexual orientation and preferences.

I have a right to have a partner who respects me, understands me, and is willing to communicate with me.

I have a right to ask questions and receive accurate sexual information.

I have the right to have fun, safe, and healthy sexual experiences.

Adapted from Oregon State University Student Health Services

Crisis Line Phone/Text Lines

Additional Resources

Women, men and gender non-conforming persons experience sexual assault. Below are some resources for survivors and allies against sexual violence.