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J Am Coll Health. 1997 Jan;45(4):171-3.

Same-sex rape of male college students.

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Ohio State University, Rape Education and Prevention Program, Columbus, USA.

Abstract

Rape of men by other men is a widely neglected yet increasingly recognized form of sexual assault. Information on same-sex rape involving men is frequently absent in campus rape education and prevention programming because the general public and popular culture have traditionally viewed rape in a context of violence against women. Available medical and psychological literature indicates the need for expanded prevention, treatment, and research dealing with men who rape other men. Several initiatives in the areas of curriculum infusion, support, services, training, and public policy for addressing same-sex rape of men in campus communities are offered.

PMID:
9019004
DOI:
10.1080/07448481.1997.9936878
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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