Acceptance of male rape myths among college men and women

  title={Acceptance of male rape myths among college men and women},
  author={C. Struckman-Johnson and D. Struckman-Johnson},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • C. Struckman-Johnson, D. Struckman-Johnson
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • College students (157 men and 158 women; predominantly white middle class) from psychology courses at a midwestern university rated their agreement with statements reflecting myths that male rape cannot happen, involves victim blame, and is not traumatic to men. Statements varied by whether the rape perpetrator was a man or woman. Results showed that a majority of subjects disagreed with all myth statements, but most strongly with trauma myths. Percentages of disagreement with myths for subject… CONTINUE READING
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