April 29, 2014 -- Research by Lara Stemple, director of the Health and Human Rights Project, and Ilan Meyer, who was affiliated with the Williams Institute, on male rape is featured in a Slate column.
The experience of men and women is “a lot closer than any of us would expect,” she says. For some kinds of victimization, men and women have roughly equal experiences. Stemple concluded that we need to “completely rethink our assumptions about sexual victimization,” and especially our fallback model that men are always the perpetrators and women the victims.
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