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OK FIRST OF ALL READ THIS TWEET OK.
Guys how come there are still people fighting and reblogging private pictures that don’t belong to them, I know they are the cutest thing (I’m guilty too ok) but please stop, pretty please.
i cantst breajtheeee
I normally have so much respect for the standards of NBC News and The Washington Post, but, with this most recent round of articles, its depressing to see millions of rape victims swept under the rug yet again.
Personally, I’m a guy who had an experience that would fall under the “unwanted sexual contact,” category of the CDC’s numbers. It wasn’t rape, but damn if it didn’t impact me to the point of tears.
I can’t imagine what it’s like for the multitude of women and men out there who’ve flat out been raped in one form or another and can’t even get it counted in government statistics. (A problem I’m sure is even a larger scope than just the one type of rape I address here.)
Severe physical violence by an intimate partner (including acts such as being hit with something hard, being kicked or beaten, or being burned on purpose) was experienced by an estimated 22.3% of women and 14.0% of men during their lifetimes and by an estimated 2.3% of women and 2.1% of men in the 12 months before taking the survey.
Among male victims who were made to penetrate a perpetrator, an estimated 71.0% were victimized before age 25 years (21.3% before age 18 years).
A more complete description of the methods is available at http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/12362. Several of the sexual violence and stalking questions were modified between the 2010 and 2011 survey. Specifically, questions from 2010 regarding rape and being made to penetrate a perpetrator that combined several behaviors were split into separate questions in 2011.
For men, the lifetime prevalence of being made to penetrate a perpetrator was an estimated 6.7% (>7.6 million men), while an estimated 1.7% of men were made to penetrate a perpetrator in the 12 months preceding the survey.
For female rape victims, an estimated 99.0% had only male perpetrators. In addition, an estimated 94.7% of female victims of sexual violence other than rape had only male perpetrators. For male victims, the sex of the perpetrator varied by the type of sexual violence experienced. The majority of male rape victims (an estimated 79.3%) had only male perpetrators. For three of the other forms of sexual violence, a majority of male victims had only female perpetrators: being made to penetrate (an estimated 82.6%), sexual coercion (an estimated 80.0%), and unwanted sexual contact (an estimated 54.7%). For noncontact unwanted sexual experiences, nearly half of male victims (an estimated 46.0%) had only male perpetrators and an estimated 43.6% had only female perpetrators.
Among men who were made to penetrate a perpetrator, an estimated 54.5% were made to penetrate an intimate partner and an estimated 43.0% were made to penetrate an acquaintance. The majority of male victims of sexual coercion (an estimated 69.5%) had an intimate partner as a perpetrator. Among male victims of unwanted sexual contact, about half (an estimated 51.8%) had an acquaintance as a perpetrator. Finally, among male victims of noncontact unwanted sexual violence, an estimated 39.2% had an acquaintance as a perpetrator, followed by an intimate partner (an estimated 30.9%), or a stranger (an estimated 30.9%).
bolding the important stuff.
In other words, there were more female perpetrators than male when it came to men being raped. What is the estimate for how many female perpetrators there were when women were raped since their rape by women isn’t counted?
Late response, YEEHAW
Kopi- Describe an incident when you tried something new.
Ah. I was working at a popular pet store chain when I rang up a short, high-pitched Italian lady and asked her how her day was, asked how come she was tired, and ”oh you’re moving? Within town or out of state?” and what kind of dog she had. Nothing out of the normal, for me.
But then she asked me what it was like working there and how much the pay was. After I told her, she slid me a business card across the counter and said “we need customer service like yours, give us a call if you’re interested”
I’d never worked in hotel business before and I never returned a call that quickly. 7 months later, I’m still working at my favorite job.
Black- Recall the worst insult you’ve ever received.
The first one that comes to mind is back in middle school. “You fat cow, just stop eating!”
That’s the one that sticks out, although I’m sure I’ve been more offended by insults to my intelligence.
Decaf- Impersonate one of your friends.
I would impersonate Chicken, but she literally speaks and acts exactly the same as I do. Oops.
Latte- List three aspects of your personality that you love.
I like to think that I’m a nice person, I’m loyal, and I’d like to think I’m hella funny, most of the time. (at least I think I’m funny oops)