The National Union of Disc Jockeys has expressed concern over recent discussions around lowering the age of sexual consent, as their guidelines have listed 12 as the age of consent ‘for many years’.
A spokesman said “What? You’re shitting me, right? We’re supposed to wait till they’re 16? You’ll be telling me next that spiking drinks and groping random strangers is somehow ‘illegal’ “
The NUDJ website has a child protection page which includes clear guidance on the age of consent (“if there’s grass on the pitch, play on”), on the nature of consent (“no means maybe, maybe means yes”) and on whistleblowing (“don’t do it, you’ll spoil the fun”).
Leading barrister Barbara Hewson has called for the age of consent to be lowered to 13, which the NUDJ described as “a step in the right direction”.
Hat tip to Sinnick