“People should stop believing that Robin Thicke song…The lines really aren’t that blurred.”

In a interesting new study done by the University of Toronto and the University of Washington, it was found that sexual aggression in men does not have a correlation to their own alcohol level. Instead, it is related to the intoxication level of women. By observing the bar scene they found that “25 percent of all incidents involved sexual aggression and 90 percent of the victims of sexual aggression were women being harassed by men.” The lead researcher, Kate Graham stated, “the fact that men were more likely to take advantage of intoxicated women shows that most of these incidents aren’t well-intentioned.” I am glad that this research was done in bars because  there are different perceptions of what actions are okay when you consider this atmosphere.   I also agree with the researchers as they shared their concern on bar staff not being trained to step in and stop the acts of sexual aggression.  

Read more here from NPR


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