Why Stealthing Is a Type of Sexual Assault

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Lawyer Alexandra Brodsky shares what the new California law means for people who are victims of sexual assault known as stealthing, or the act of non-consensual condom removal during sex. She shares that stealthing is a civil offense, which makes it a victim’s decision if they want to move forward with charges. Sex therapist Dr. Holly Richmond shares that sexual assault does not have to be violent, it just has to be non-consensual.

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Hear Shocking Comments from Men about the Sexual Abuse Known as Stealthing

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