By Lauren Steussy. July 25, pm Updated July 25, pm. The survey asked male rape victims about the circumstances behind their abuse, and what happened afterward. Examples of forced-to-penetrate cases included situations like when a man wakes up to find a woman having sex with him without his consent, or being forced to have non-consensual sex with a woman as a result of her blackmailing him. It could also happen as a result of being physically, emotionally or financially threatened by a woman. A majority of those men said that it was partners or ex-partners who often repeatedly forced the men to have sex with them — often as part of some kind of domestic abuse.
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This suggests that all men are immune to non-consensual sex, completely ignoring the concept of men who are raped by other men, or men who are forced to have sex with non-physical means. The idea for this focus came to her when she came across National Crime Victimization Survey that found that 38 percent of sexual violence victims are men — a proportion drastically higher than other data had suggested. Investigating further, Stemple and her colleagues found that 4. Perhaps even more surprisingly: When the national data on rape was combined with data on victims forced to penetrate someone else with coercion, bribery, or when they were drunk, high or otherwise unable to consent, the rates of nonconsensual sex were basically equal.
Men who are ‘forced to penetrate’ are rape victims: study
A significant proportion of victims of rape or other sexual violence incidents are male. Historically, rape was thought to be, and defined as, a crime committed solely against women. This belief is still held in some parts of the world , but rape of males is now commonly criminalized and has been subject to more discussion than in the past.
In the popular imagination, rape is something that men do to women. But it is never viewed as something that women do to men. After all, if a man got an erection, he was obviously sexually excited and his body was giving consent.