Anthony, check your facts again. It clearly states, 'Too few men reported rape in the 12 months prior to taking the survey to produce a reliable 12 month prevalence estimate.' The stat that you stated for number of rapes on men by women was for in the men's ENTIRE lifetime.
1,581,000 - men raped by women in their lifetime
21,840,000 - women raped by men in their lifetime
I believe that there is a great majority of people out there, especially women, that actually expect actions that many would consider rape. Why? Because it is considered 'normal' behavior within our society. The second night my ex-girlfriend and I hung out, we fell asleep on the couch watching movies. In the morning she left. We did nothing but kiss. A few months into our relationship she admitted to me that back when she woke up after that night she was surprised to wake up with her clothes on. I asked her what she meant by that and why she would think that. She said that she more or less expected to wake up with out her clothes on. Apparently, she had been in that situation before, waking up with a guy with her clothes off and not knowing what had happened. Perhaps it was because it was a common occurrence. That it was OK. Perhaps it was because women are made to believe that they are the ones to blame. There is no one defining reason why she would think that it was OK to wake up with her clothes off without her consent. To any of you that think that being a victim of false rape claim is just as bad as actually being raped, FUCK OFF! There is no comparison to the physical AND mental suffering that a true rape victim endures. And there are way too many true rape victims that are living with their secret. Afraid because people will not side with her, that she had it coming to her, that it was her fault. It's very sad to see people trying to drown out the problem of actual rape by focusing on victims of false rape claims. Yes that may be a problem as well, but I've only heard of a 'false rape claim' once in my life, and who's to say that one was a not legitimate rape claim. That is a much smaller problem and yes it should not be swept under the rug, but it should never take away focus from bigger issue of rape and why it is so prevalent.
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