Dr. Theresa Enyeart Smith, PhD, CHES Dr. Terry Wessel, EdD, CHES James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA. Sexuality Update. Topics Discussed:. Contraception Sexual assault AOD & Sexual Behavior Sexting / Bullying Oral Sex LGBT Educational Strategies. Contraceptive Methods. Hormonal
Dr. Terry Wessel, EdD, CHES
James Madison University
Future Methods for Men
Future Methods for Women
Date rape drugs come in many shapes and sizes,
As well as in liquid form
1. Males psychological expectancies of alcohol’s effects- aggression, power and sex
2. Males misperceptions of sexual intent more likely
3. Stereotypes of women who drink- sexually active, respond to sexual advance, willing to be seduced
4. Females reduction in ability to send and receive cues
5. Females reduction in ability to effectively resist
6. Alcohol for justifying male sexual violence- acting out
7. Alcohol can increase a women’s sense of responsibility
~Antonia Abbey~Explanations for Relationship Between Alcohol & Acquaintance Rape
• 20% overall
• 22% girls
• 18% boys
• 11% girls ages 13-16
• 39% overall
• 37% girls
• 40% boys
(The National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy: http://www.examiner.com/education-headlines-in-baltimore/from-cyber-bullying-to-sexting-stats-and-videos-what-s-on-your-kids-cell)
• 15% who have sent or posted nude or seminude images of themselves say they have done so to someone they only knew online.
• 48% say they have received such messages.
• 71% of girls and 67% of guys who have sent or posted sexually suggestive content say they have sent or posted this content to a boyfriend or girlfriend.
• 21% of girls and 39% of boys say they have sent such content to someone they wanted to date or hook up with.
• 44% of both girls and boys say it is common for sexually suggestive text messages to get shared with people other than the intended recipient.
• 36% of girls and 39 % of boys say it is commonfor nude or semi-nude photos to get shared with people other than the intended recipient.
• 51% of girls say pressure from a guy is a reason girls send sexy messages or images; only 18% of boys cited pressure from female counterparts as a reason.
• 66% girls and 60% of boys say they did so to be “fun or flirtatious”; their most common reason for sending sexy content.
• 52% of girls used sexting as a “sexy present” for their boyfriend.
• 44% of both girls and boys say they sent sexually suggestive messages or images in response to such content they received.
• 40% of girls said they sent sexually suggestive messages or images as “a joke.”
• 34% of girls say they sent or posted sexually suggestive content to “feel sexy.”
• 12% of girls felt “pressured” to send sexually suggestive messages or images.