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Feeling horny? Consent comes first! (Unicorn)

When it comes to consent, think FRIES! 

F- Freely Given. Consenting is a choice you make without pressure, manipulation, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

R- Reversible. Anyone can change their mind about what they feel like doing, anytime. Even if you’ve done something before.

I- Informed. You can only consent to something if you have the full story. For example, if someone says they’ll use a condom and then they don’t, there isn’t full consent.

E- Enthusiastic. When it comes to sex, you should only do things you WANT to do, not things that you feel you’re expected to do.

S- Specific. Saying yes to one thing (like making out) doesn’t mean you’ve said yes to other things (like having sex).

Want to learn more about FRIES? Check out 

What is consent?

Having CONSENT means both giving and getting permission to go through an activity (yes, each step needs consent!).

This is done through clear verbal means:

Would it be okay if I ______?

Do you want to  ______?

I’d like to  ______, would you be into that?

Want to learn more about Boise State University’s Policy on Consent? Check out Policy 1065

Safer Sex Resources

How to put on a condom

Learn more from Planned Parenthood

Sexual Health FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Side-by-side comparison of contraceptive methods

Sexually Transmitted Diseases


University Health Services

On-Campus STI & STD Screenings

Which Birth Control is Right for Me?

Take the Planned Parenthood Quiz!

Gender Equity Center

Support for Relationship Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

CARE Reports

Learn more about reporting through CARE

Family Medical Residency of Idaho Health Centers (Emerald Clinic)

Gender affirming care


Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV and AIDS


Safety, support, and education

10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

One Love Foundation

Sexual Violence Prevention

Learn more!

BroncoFit Safer Sex Programming

BroncoFit is committed to creating a safer space for our community by offering educational outreach and programming around consent, healthy relationships, STI/STD prevention, and unwanted pregnancy prevention! Currently, we are conducting this education through the following programs:

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Healthy Relationships and Consent

Safer Sex Supplies are available for free in Norco room 115

The following Safer Sex Supplies are available for students during regular office hours:

  • male/external condoms
  • female/internal condoms
  • dental dams

Additional and bulk supplies for student lead groups may be provided upon request.

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Ask a Health Educator!

Do you have specific questions about health, wellness, or other related topics? Ask a Health Educator! Email our staff at and we’ll get back to you with answers or to connect you to resources!