Use YES to SEX before: hook-up sex, collegiate sex, romantic sex, make-up sex, let’s make a baby or not sex, break-up sex, professional sex, the best sex ever, or even just to say “Let’s use a condom” or “NO” upfront confidently! Start your sexual conversation here, this app lets you know what your partner is thinking! Get answers, then enjoy one another!
Are you both into this happening now?
Tip: If your partner can’t read this app or speak consciously, voluntarily and clearly, do not proceed.
Remember: No one can give a verbal consent if they are passed out or sleeping.
Will you both promise to stop if asked?
Yes means Yes. No means No. There is no Maybe!
What protection will you be using?
Share STD and pregnancy risks. It’s a comfortable way to have a voice to say, “Let’s use a Condom.”
How will you accept a NO to sex and not act rejected or angry?
Learn the “I hear and respect you” hand signal.
YES to SEX eases these awkward but important discussions! In as little as 25 seconds: agree on protection, then discreetly verbalize and save individual consent decisions. Consent equals permission, this is why your best bet in the heat of the moment is to be reminded about: safe sex practices, that consent is on-going, and it can be stopped with words or lack of a “YES”.
TEEN VOGUE - "YES to SEX is attempting to put consent right up there with Instagram and Twitter...Confirming that you and your partner have both consented to sex of any kind before engaging in sexual activity is crucial."
USA TODAY - "...break the tension...flash through a series of one-touch agreements that culminate in a request to record a short audio confirmation...A safe word is generated. Both parties agree to stop having sex if one partner says the word...Better that then proceeding under false impressions"
THE BAY AREA REPORTER - YES to SEX, the first app to help students learn about giving and getting consent for sex…
INVENTOR WENDY MANDELL-GELLER – “Have fun! I trust you all now to know and practice only safe consensual sex! Remember to use the app to clarify ground rules and desires every time, because I love you and I care about your futures!”
Patent Pending with the US Patent and Trademark Office