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An online survey of US college students has found that the majority of American male athletes admitted to “sexually coercing” or raping a female companion. The survey report titled "Sexual Coercion Practices Among Undergraduate Male Recreational Athletes, Intercollegiate Athletes, and Non-Athletes," followed up on another research study published in 1995, showing that male college athletes were more likely to commit sexual violence on women than their other male college peers. Sexually coercing meets the legal definition of rape, according to the researchers who conducted the study as cited in a Friday report by the UK-based daily Independent.
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Among the “sexually coercive” behaviors, were making a partner engage in sexual activity without protection as well as using physical force or threats to commit rape. Sexual assault on campuses – and in society more generally is a serious problem that needs to be addressed.
Let me start out by saying that i am not talking about the technical definition of coercion (to "persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats."), but the way it has been being used by feminists to define pretty much any suggestion of sexual acts without an immediate "YES!" EDIT: Blackmail is obviously rape, i am not talking about situations where someone says something like "Have sex with me or i will send your nudes to the entire office!!", i am talking about how people consider sex after pressuring for it after the initial "No" to be rape.
Recently the idea has been getting popularized that if you ask someone to have sex and they say no, then proceed to say something such as "Ohh come on" and then they agree, its rape.
And sexual coercion, which is defined as “any unwanted oral, vaginal or anal penetration as a result of verbal or physical pressure, including rape,” is not just prevalent among big-time basketball and football players. The athletes included in the study were mostly those who play recreational, not intercollegiate, sports.
Non-athletes were much less likely to believe in rape myths, such as that if a woman is drunk or doesn’t fight back, it isn’t rape. And non-athletes were less likely to harbor more traditional, and frequently negative, beliefs about women, such as that “Women should worry less about their rights and more about becoming good wives and mothers.”
In addition, the researchers found that there was no difference between recreational and intercollegiate athletes in regard to their views toward women, belief in rape myths or sexual behavior.
originally posted by: tommo39
a reply to: ketsuko
WELL, your AVATAR is misleading if you are a female.....