Not only does “stealthing” leave a victim vulnerable to pregnancy or STIs, it causes the same type of emotional, physical and financial harm that stems from other, more clearly defined, violent sex acts.
One of the victims Brodsky interviewed for the report called the act “rape-adjacent.” Another victim described what happened with her partner as a “blatant violation of what we’d agree to.” Brodsky concludes that since existing laws don’t necessarily cover “stealthing,” a new statute is the best bet for addressing something that too many people experience, but don’t know how to talk about.
Wrote Kalanick: “Do not have sex with another employee UNLESS a) you have asked that person for that privilege and they have responded with an emphatic ‘YES!
I will have sex with you’ AND b) the two (or more) of you do not work in the same chain of command.
Sex is a powerful, intimate act, and can lead to emotional difficulties.
Besides STDs/STIs and pregnancy, there’s something else to consider.
If you hold off on sex for now, here are a few things you : REGRET – Giving up your virginity is not something to rush into.
Internally called the “Miami letter,” it is a saucy rulebook for the then 400 employees at the company, who were headed to Florida’s Shore Club for what was a party-focused celebration of the car-hailing company’s success.Lead author Alexandra Brodsky argues that “stealthing,” when a man secretly removes his condom in the middle of sex, is a form of sexual assault and should be treated as such.Even more troubling is the online community Brodsky uncovered, where men encourage other men to “stealth” their partners.Two other men were looking for accommodation in exchange for sex.Carl, a 44-year-old Dubliner, has advertised several times in the past few months for a young man, between the ages of 18 and 21, to share his bedsit with him rent free.(This number excludes duplicate adverts, which in some cases have been placed several times by the same person.) The ads were all placed by men, who were, for the most part, looking for women to share their accommodation in exchange for sex.