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Wed May 20, 2015, 05:53 AM

New study: More disturbing findings about campus rape of freshmen women

(CNN)A new study about the incidence of rape involving college freshmen women will likely add to the ongoing debate about whether enough is being done on campuses to keep students safe.

The study, conducted at a large unnamed private university in upstate New York and published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that 19% of women, nearly one in five, said they had been a victim of attempted or completed rape, either by force or while they were incapacitated due to alcohol or drugs, during their freshman year.

"What this says to me is a lot of our young women are dealing with this sexual violence and we all probably know young women" who have been victims, said lead author Kate Carey, professor of behavioral and social sciences at Brown University's School of Public Health.

The study, conducted by researchers at Brown and Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, involved surveys with 483 first-year women who ranged in age from 18 to 21.

They were recruited to take part in a survey about women's health and answered questions on a range of issues including alcohol consumption, suicidal ideations and sexual behavior. They recorded their responses before they started their first year, and at the end
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/20/living/feat-rape-freshmen-women-new-study/

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Reply New study: More disturbing findings about campus rape of freshmen women (Original post)
ismnotwasm May 2015 OP
redruddyred May 2015 #1
Jerry442 May 2015 #2
redruddyred May 2015 #9
seabeyond May 2015 #11
Jerry442 May 2015 #12
brer cat May 2015 #3
redruddyred May 2015 #10
Orrex May 2015 #4
F4lconF16 May 2015 #5
ismnotwasm May 2015 #6
niyad May 2015 #7
ismnotwasm May 2015 #8

Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2015, 07:35 AM

1. 18-22 yr old girls are fresh meat according to the majority of men

 

I remember this age. nothing but sexual harrassment, constantly. and when I needed help, there was none to be found, the subtext being that I was a feminazi bitch with an axe to grind.

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Response to redruddyred (Reply #1)

Wed May 20, 2015, 08:21 AM

2. As a man, I remember at that age, what seemed to be a popular point of view...

...was that if you weren't a predator, you were a sexless wimp. Sadly, a lot of men and women seemed to buy into this idea.

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Response to Jerry442 (Reply #2)

Wed May 20, 2015, 02:01 PM

9. as a dude it's up to you to change the culture

 

no one listens to women, esp FEMINISTS.
I can talk til I'm blue in the face and nothing will change.

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Response to Jerry442 (Reply #2)

Wed May 20, 2015, 02:52 PM

11. cause you were a "nice" guy not getting the hot girl? ya. i remember, and no. we kinda liked the

 

boys that did not rape us.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #11)

Wed May 20, 2015, 03:21 PM

12. No, I wasn't a "Nice Guy™"

I was able to find lots of like-minded folk to hang with. It's just that when I was young and naive, I thought that predators would be pariahs, shunned by everyone. I was shocked to find that that wasn't so. Still am, really.

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Response to redruddyred (Reply #1)

Wed May 20, 2015, 08:25 AM

3. It has ever been true.

I entered college in mid '60s...it was the same then. It kills my soul that it is still considered the girl's/woman's fault for putting herself into a position to be harassed/abused/raped. When will responsibility be required of the male side of this equation?

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Response to brer cat (Reply #3)

Wed May 20, 2015, 02:04 PM

10. I had a man almost apologize to me for harrassment, almost.

 

but then he backed out just in time.
the trouble is that other men aren't holding them accountable.
bros b4 hos and all that crap.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2015, 08:42 AM

4. If they didn't want to get raped, they shouldn't have tried to get an education



Holy shit this is disgusting:
A new study... will likely add to the ongoing debate about whether enough is being done on campuses to keep students safe.
What "debate?" The answer is pretty obviously no: campuses are not doing enough.

[font color="white"]XXX[/font]

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2015, 10:39 AM

5. Disturbing.

Yet unsurprising. If you want proof that colleges do not care about rape, look no farther than the fraternity/sorority system. It insulates and reinforces traditional gender roles and bigotry. It provides reasons and situations for men to be shown that rape is acceptable. It is the highest mainstream expression of rape culture and white/male/hetero/elite privilege in our culture. Very little has been done to change this.

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Response to F4lconF16 (Reply #5)

Wed May 20, 2015, 11:55 AM

6. Absolutely

Very good point

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2015, 12:06 PM

7. you need look no further than the responses to emma sulkowicz at her graduation to see how

bad the situation is.

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Response to niyad (Reply #7)

Wed May 20, 2015, 12:14 PM

8. Ew -- I know, so messed up

One of the reasons I post about MRAs is because a number of young men with indoctrinated sexism/misogyny are finding them on the internet and think they've been validated. They don't need help from those goofs, they need gender education

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