Consent Signs

Download these Consent Signs to post on your social media and print out to put on the wall at your club or event. Choose the consent slogans that best fit your consent culture, and let everyone know what your standards of conduct are with eye-catching images. NCSF pulled these slogans …

Dealing with Assault – understand your rights and options when it comes to consent violations.

Download a PDF of this Statement Dealing with Assault The Consent Counts program was created to ensure that kinky people understand their rights and options when it comes to consent violations, and to decriminalize consensual BDSM in the U.S. courts. NCSF has a list of kink aware victim services that you can …

Is this Assault – Guide for determining wheither a consent violation can legaly be considered assault

Download a PDF of this Statement Is this Assault? 1. It is assault if… Your safeword, safe sign, or your withdrawal of consent is ignored. Your partner goes beyond the limits of what you agreed to do before you started your BDSM play or before starting a power exchange relationship. Your …

Drawing the Line – Some things your group or club can consider when trying to determine if a member should be disciplined or banned

Download a PDF of this Statement Sanctions Groups and events educate members about safety and consent, so the first level of dealing with someone involved in a consent incident is education. This is particularly true for newbies. When a rule is broken during an event, it’s best to provide education or enforce consequences …

Dealing with Consent Incidents – Guide for groups in dealing with consent incidents

Download a PDF of this Statement Dealing with Consent Incidents Deal with any consent incidents on a case-by-case basis. Keep in mind that limits can be violated deliberately, or through poor communication, misunderstandings, technical accidents, lack of knowledge, and/or lack of experience. Here are some things to do if there is a …

Liability Issues for Groups or Events – Some of the ways a criminal or civil court case can impact your group when a consent violation happens at your play party or event

Download a PDF of this Statement Liability Issues for Groups and Events Because of the lessening of stigma as well as the number of new people who are attending groups and events, NCSF has seen a dramatic rise in kinky people reporting assault and sexual assault to the police as well as …

Sample Consent Policy – Sample Consent Policy for groups involved in BDSM-Leather-Fetish, swinging, and polyamory lifestyles

Download a PDF of this Statement SAMPLE Consent Policy Groups and events involved in BDSM-Leather-Fetish, swinging, and polyamory lifestyles are ethically responsible for creating a group culture that values consent. Part of that responsibility is to regularly provide education about consent to help prevent consent incidents from happening at your events. You also …

Trauma Pamphlet – Trauma is an injury caused by an outside, usually violent event or experience.

Download a PDF of this Statement Trauma Trauma is an injury caused by an outside, usually violent event or experience. This can be experienced mentally, emotionally, psychologically, and/or spiritually. Traumas disrupt one’s sense of safety, security, and wellbeing. Some traumas distort one’s belief and reality. Such distortions can lead to dysfunctional behaviors, which …

Power Exchange Statement

Download a PDF of this Statement NCSF Statement on Power Exchange Relationships The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom supports the rights of adults to enter into power exchange relationships including: Master/slave, Total Power Exchange (TPE), 24/7 and Owner/property. NCSF provides education about both the ethical and legal concepts of consent in regards …

Consent Statement Summary

Download a PDF of this Statement Consent Counts Project – Consent Statement Summary NCSF seeks to decriminalize consensual BDSM that does not result in the infliction of serious bodily injury. This statement reflects both the recent extensive study by NCSF of the state of the law in the U.S. and …