Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Definition and the truth about the rape of men

https://slate.com/human-interest/2014/04/male-rape-in-america-a-new-study-reveals-that-men-are-sexually-assaulted-almost-as-often-as-women.html?fbclid=IwAR0T0Rlecc41RdH58eu8FMME0lRcIhccwRvgCUpkxWf3GifK4MR4-RBVP6Y Last year the National Crime Victimization Survey turned up a remarkable statistic. In asking 40,000 households about rape and sexual violence, the survey uncovered that 38 percent of incidents were against men. The number seemed so high that it prompted researcher Lara Stemple to call the Bureau of Justice Statistics to see

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More men are sex assault victims than women

https://torontosun.com/news/world/more-men-are-sex-assault-victims-than-women-author?fbclid=IwAR1tXkRH60cV_SSxCo86za_0SgNs35EdW7BilvuVUSJQiJPH6gWWWJ5Hwjk She added: “Give me a man who is honest about his sexuality and at some point he will say that he has had a sexually damaging experience in his life. It’s not bad sex that they don’t enjoy, it’s the sex they don’t want. It’s sex that involves the abuse

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CDC: men and women equally experience nonconsensual sex

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sexual-victimization-by-women-is-more-common-than-previously-known/ The results were surprising. For example, the CDC’s nationally representative data revealed that over one year, men and women were equally likely to experience nonconsensual sex, and most male victims reported female perpetrators. Over their lifetime, 79 percent of men who were “made to penetrate” someone else (a form of rape, in

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Swiss parliament votes to extend definition of rape to male victims

Swiss parliament votes to extend definition of rape to male victims https://t.co/MjaoV1YanD— MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) September 30, 2018 he National Council, Switzerland’s parliament, voted 151 to 39, with one abstention, to make this change to the law. The Federal Council is also in favour of the change. Currently, Switzerland’s criminal code defines rape

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Why many rape victims don’t fight or yell

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/06/23/why-many-rape-victims-dont-fight-or-yell/ Freezing occurs when the amygdala – a crucial structure in the brain’s fear circuitry – detects an attack and signals the brainstem to inhibit movement. It happens in a flash, automatically and beyond conscious control. It’s a brain response that rapidly shifts the organism into a state of vigilance for incoming

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