If I didn’t fight back physically, is it still considered rape/sexual assault?

Saying no and not giving consent or not being able to give consent make what occurred rape/sexual assault.

If I know the person or we used to date, is it still considered rape/sexual assault?

This is called date/acquaintance rape. It can occur in marriages as well, as spousal rape. It does not matter if you have had sex in the past. If you did not give consent when this occurred, it is sexual assault/rape.

What if I can’t remember what exactly happened?

Sometimes when alcohol/prescription medications/drugs and also date rape drugs are present, there is not a clear memory of what has happened. If you are having pain or just not feeling right, please call our office and we can discuss the options with you.

If I was unconscious, is it still considered rape/sexual assault?

If you are unable to give consent then it is considered sexual assault.

What if I was drunk or we both were drunk, is it still considered rape/sexual assault?

If the act was not consensual or you were too drunk to give consent it is considered sexual assault.