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Consent & Consequences

with Brent Sanders

What is this Podcast about?

Sexual Assault crime is far too high. This podcast aims to provide in-depth education when it comes to: Sexual assault awareness, Consent, Age, Alcohol, The Law- Definitions And so much more...

Join Byron Dempsey as he interviews Brent Sanders across an eight-episode series that deep dives into this serious topic of sexual assault. Brent Sanders is one of Australia’s most respected communicators in the field of workplace harassment, bullying and discrimination.

He presents lectures throughout Australia on sexual crime, criminal profiling and personal safety in senior secondary schools and universities. Over two decades, Brent has provided more than 850,000 people with the tools and mindset to create a harassment-free work environment or to understanding the dynamics of sexual crime, offender psychology and self-protection. 

Whether he is training or lecturing, Brent is renowned for his ability to communicate delicate, sensitive subject matter in a unique, empowering and inspirational way.

Together, Byron and Brent both believe that by proving this information to more young people, the rates of sexual crime could drastically decrease.

 And if the information shared in this podcast helps one person from either committing a crime as horrible as this or having a crime like this committed on them, then this podcast has been a success. We hope you enjoy

The 8 Part Podcast Series Covers....

01
Introduction to the show

What is this podcast about and what will we be covering over the coming season?
Join in as Byron and Brent introduce each other and have a casual conversation about why they decided to start this podcast and what is going to be covered on the show.

02
Understanding CONSENT | The Cornerstone

In this episode Brent deep dives into consent, the cornerstone of this whole series. Understanding consent is crucial and that is why we have made it episode 2. Here we share the legal definitions as well as the ethical and moral sides of consent highlighting a key word which should reduce the arguments and confusion had around this.

03
Understanding AGE | The role it plays

Another vitally important conversation around how the law perceives age. Understanding when you are a sexual adult, why the laws were put into place and how you can make sure you are staying within the law. We share shocking stories and dive deep into this topic leaving no stone left unturned.

04
Understanding ALCOHOL | How does that effect this?

One of the hottest topics and a frequently asked question, "what about if both are drunk?" or "what if alcohol is involved?". Here Brent dispels these rumours and answers questions like this using easy to understand metaphors an highlighting how alcohol and drugs is never black and white. But we can use a simple tests and exercises to aid us.

05
Assumption vs Confirmation | Asking for consent is sexy

We need to start replacing "assumption" with "confirmation". In this BONUS episode Brent and Byron discuss how easy and simple it is to achieve this and how Important it is we start doing this. A simple question could prevent a horrible crime from happening.

06
Understanding Definitions | This can be heavy

A very confronting episode, this episode Brent shares with us the legal definitions for all sexual crimes. This episode can be very confronting to people as they now have a true understanding of sexual assault and these crimes.

07
Understanding ONLINE | The Digital Age & it's Role

This episode is all about online dating, sexting, nudes etc. Brent shares some shocking stories of what he has seen happen with kids and their phones. He breaks down where the law sits and how consent has a massive play.

08
Understanding CONSEQUENCES | Lets Talk Numbers

Now we are well aware of the law, the rules, the moral and ethical aspects let's talk about consequences. This episode highlights how serious sexual crimes are and the serious consequences that come with committing something like this.

"Hi, just came across your podcast with Brent Sanders and just wanted to say how glad I am that I listened.

I’ve always had discussions like these with my girlfriends, but it is so refreshing to 1. Listen to men talk about/sympathise with it and 2. Have everything I think but can’t always explain, in a format such as this podcast to be able to share around.

As unfortunate as it is that not enough people have this knowledge (I know I would have loved to know this stuff in high school), very appreciative you’ve used your platform to educate like this. Loved it! 💕"

Libby Thacker // Instagram DM

Meet our hosts

Byron Dempsey

Host 

about the host

Byron Dempsey is the founder and host Driven Young and the Driven Young Podcast.
With over 190,000 followers and over 150,000 podcast downloads Byron focuses on teaching practical life skills we didn’t learn in school.

Byron is also heavily involved with:

- The 530 Club
- Empower U
- Aussie Creatives Group

He believes Australia's education system is failing the next generation and life long goal is to help change Australia's education system so it is more focused on practical life skills we will actually use.

Brent Sanders

Guest Expert

about the host

Brent Sanders is one of Australia’s most respected communicators in the field of workplace harassment, bullying and discrimination. He also presents lectures throughout Australia on sexual crime, criminal profiling and personal safety in senior secondary schools and universities. Over two decades, Brent has provided more than 850 000 people with the tools and mindset to create a harassment-free work environment or to understanding the dynamics of sexual crime, offender psychology and self-protection. Whether he is training or lecturing, Brent is renowned for his ability to communicate delicate, sensitive subject matter in a unique, empowering and inspirational way.

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