Topic

Assault Culture

Male Peer Support and Sexual Assault: The Relation Between High-Profile, High School Sports Participation and Sexually Predatory Behavior

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Journal of Sexual Aggression

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study indicates that frequency of pornography consumption is a significant predictor of committing acts of sexual violence.
CATEGORIES

Nonconsensual Pornography Among U.S. Adults: A Sexual Scripts Framework on Victimization, Perpetration, and Health Correlates for Women and Men

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Psychology of Violence

KEY FINDINGS
  • According to this study, an estimated 1 in 12 U.S. adults have been victims of nonconsensual pornography (aka "revenge porn"), while 1 in 20 have been perpetrators of spreading nonconsensual pornography. Women were more often targets of nonconsensual pornography, while men were more often perpetrators. Nonconsensual pornography victimization also led to poorer mental health outcomes.
CATEGORIES

Diverse Sexual Behaviors and Pornography Use: Findings From a Nationally Representative Probability Survey of Americans Aged 18 to 60 Years

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Journal of Sexual Medicine

KEY FINDINGS
  • In this nationally representative survey, researchers found that pornography consumption is significantly associated with engaging in aggressive sexual behaviors—both as the aggressor and the target of aggression. Women and men who have sex with men were significantly more likely to report being the targets of sexually aggressive behaviors.

Less Than Human? Media Use, Objectification of Women, and Men’s Acceptance of Sexual Aggression

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2019 in Psychology of Violence, 21520828

KEY FINDINGS
  • Consumption of pornography was associated with greater acceptance of objectification of women, which in turn was associated with greater rape myth acceptance and more frequent acts of sexual deception.
CATEGORIES

Predictors of Sexual Aggression Victimization and Perpetration Among Polish University Students: A Longitudinal Study

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2018 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 47(2), pp. 493-505

KEY FINDINGS
  • Pornography was found to be linked to higher levels of risk sexual behavior.
  • Porngraphy use was association with increased sexual agression victimization
CATEGORIES

Longitudinal Associations Between the Use of Sexually Explicit Material and Adolescents’ Attitudes and Behaviors: A Narrative Review of Studies

AUTHOR(S)

PUBLISHED

2017 in Journal of Adolescence, Vol. 57, pp. 119-133

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article looked at 20 studies and found that viewing pornography influences the sexual attitudes and behaviors among teens.
  • Teen pornography use was found to impact self-esteem and mental health outcomes.