13-Year-Old Colorado Boy Sodomized By Peers, and Then Ostracized by Town
(…) This isn’t an isolated incident either. Around 10% of high school boys reported being victims of rape, mostly perpetrated by other boys. The real number is probably much higher considering the stigma associated with male rape victims.
When we talk about ending rape culture, we’re not just talking about ending sexual violence against women. We’re talking about ending sexual violence against men as well, and we’re talking about ending the notion that the victim of such planned-out, violent attacks is the one to blame. But with such incidents being the rule and not the exception, it’s clear that we still have a long way to go.