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UCLA research shows how often men are victims of sexual assault




WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 29:  U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event on protecting students from sexual assault at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 29: U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event on protecting students from sexual assault at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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When many people think about sexual assault, they think about female victims preyed upon by males, but a recent study in the American Journal of Public Health finds that men make up a substantial number of Americans who are sexually assaulted.

Lara Stemple, Director of the Health and Human Rights Law Project at UCLA and the researcher behind the study, "The Sexual Victimization of Men in America: New Data Challenge Old Assumptions," joins the show with more.