In this short but inspiring article, sociologist and self-professed lover of fast-paced trance outlines her three-point plan for making music festivals safer and more enjoyable environment for women. The first point highlights the five pillars of consent (revocable, conscious, enthusiastic, verbal and ongoing), the second declares ‘Be an Advocate for Women’, look after other women, (silence is consent) and finally ‘Encourage Best Practice’. This includes being proactive with event organisers to include harm reduction interventions and fostering ‘solidarity’ among the festival community to stand up and support the rights and safety of all to enjoy the festival experience.

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