A Back-to-School Message From Celebs: Without Consent, Sex Is Rape

By Liz Dwyer
Liz Dwyer
Liz Dwyer
September 2, 2015 Updated: September 2, 2015

On Tuesday, the “It’s on Us” campaign, launched a year ago by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to raise awareness and educate students about preventing sexual violence, released its third celeb-filled PSA. Actors Zoe Saldana, John Cho, and Josh Hutcherson and members of the band Haim send viewers one clear message: “Without consent, sex isn’t sex. It’s rape.”

According to the White House, 300 schools have brought the “It’s on Us” campaign to campus, and almost 220,000 people have taken its pledge to end sexual assault at colleges and universities. 

This article was originally published on www.takepart.com, on Sep 1, 2015. Read the complete article here.