Male Rape as Hazing
Normally, I don’t take Tucker Carlson’s site seriously, but this time is the exception. The article is well written and informs without trying to herd the reader to the writer’s conclusions. And given how often rape has come up on LGF lately, I think this article relevant: (Warning, graphic details in the story make it NSFW)
Anal hazing is apparently a thing in American high schools now
In the last year, there have been more than a dozen hazing incidents around the country involving high school boys who have sodomized other boys with foreign objects, reports Bloomberg. Over 40 boys have been reported victims. Most have been younger students.
There’s a dearth of data concerning the size and scope of the national boy-on-boy anal hazing problem. Astonishingly, though, a study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence has claimed that nearly 10 percent of high school males report suffering some form of sexual assault including, in some cases, forced oral sex or rape.
Social media plays a big role in the spread of hazing in high schools, asserts Susan Lipkins, a New York psychologist who has studied the phenomenon. High schoolers learn new and more brutal ways to haze thanks to virtual communities.
“Each time a hazing occurs, the perpetrators add their own mark to it by increasing the pain or humiliation,” Lipkins told Bloomberg.
The article goes on to describe some of the incidents, so those clicking the link are warned. As always, I welcome any comments. GGT, your thoughts would be especially welcome.