(Party with) Consent is So Frat

(Party with) Consent is So Frat

By: Matt Leibowitz Party with Consent has done great work to bring a culture of consent to college parties. It empowers students to promote consent through fun, social events that are a large part of the college experience. We would like to show that not only is it fun to party with consent, but to support consent is the frat thing to do. Consent is So Frat encourages fraternity brothers to talk about consent with their chapters, and to promote it on their campuses. Fraternities are great at a lot of things – partying, philanthropy, rush and pledge – why not be great allies for stopping sexual assault as well? Consent is So Frat is an awareness campaign that seeks to promote a culture of consent within fraternities and the Greek system. We’ve been working to spread the message of consent through our Consent is So Frat Photo campaign and giving out tanks and t-shirts. We are also proud to announce the launch of our Campus Representative program that gives individual fraternity brothers the opportunity to promote Consent is So Frat at their school. A fraternity, as a community of brothers, is held together by a set of values (more than just the words we memorize during our pledge period). We become better men, through brotherhood, respect, honor and trust, making into better brothers and better people. The action of consent, asking and giving it, embodies the values we stand for. This is epitomized in Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s creed of The True Gentleman: The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good will and an acute sense of...