Sexual assault is a general term that includes any forced or unwanted sexual activity, including rape, incest, sexual abuse, and molestation. Sexual assault includes any forced or unwanted touching of an intimate part of the body.
Rape is forced sexual intercourse. A rapist can be a stranger or someone the victim knows including a spouse, date, or family member. Anyone may be a victim of rape: women, men or children, straight or gay.
Consent is the voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity without abuse or exploitation of trust, power or authority, coercion or threats. Consent can also be revoked at any moment.