(2) Sexual assault is defined as a sexual encounter other than intercourse (such as oral and anal sex) against the victim's will and without his or her consent.
In many states only a woman can be legally raped by a man, but the FBI estimates that 10 percent of all sexual assault victims are men.
In our culture, men are taught to view women as either virtuous or sexually loose, which contributes to uncertainty about female desires.
Men are taught to not take women seriously, that women do not really mean what they say.
Young women are taught that males know more about sex than females, so the female should comply with the male's demand.
How can "nice" men with "good intentions" coerce someone to have sex?
It is because men and women in the process of becoming social beings learn communication patterns that make acquaintance rape or date rape likely.