African American, Group 1 The very first two times I ever had sex I was raped and I was sodomized. Future research should focus on two of the findings from this study. Results The primary goal of the current study was to uncover a wide range of reasons as to why heterosexual, drug-abusing women engage in anal intercourse. When these omissions were left out of the calculations, kappa increased to. Bandura stated that human behavior is learned from watching and interacting with other human beings.
Doing gender in the bedroom: Investing in gender norms and the sexual experience. Heterosexual anal intercourse among Black and Latino adolescents and young adults: A poorly understood high-risk behavior. But I mean, I kept on going back to him, running back to him, running back to him. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Therefore, this study does not necessarily represent the views of women who may feel uncomfortable discussing anal intercourse in a group setting. And I was like, it was all bad.
The second stage consent process required the women to give separate consent to have the focus group digitally recorded for later transcription and coding. Or when it is unplanned and not discussed prior to engaging in sexual activity? No, crack will make you do anything. Malamuth noted that some men are willing to engage in aggressive, even coercive sexual behavior, especially if they are unlikely to be caught. Thus, while the woman may have granted permission implicitly by not refusing outright, anal intercourse was not something she decided to do in any conscious way. Qualitative data analysis: A sourcebook of new methods 2nd ed. African American, Group 1 Still others explained that having anal intercourse without using substances would be too painful so they are only willing to have anal intercourse when they are high: It was the drugs that was the main thing that made me. African American, Group 1 In other cases, the women described drugs as making them do something they would not ordinarily do, suggesting that they were only willing to engage in anal intercourse when they were high enough to overcome their inhibitions and personal boundaries: Cocaine makes us do what we would usually not do.
White, Group 3 Well most everyone that I know where I came from, homeless, which was under the freeway…everyone is kinky down there, you know. All groups were digitally recorded for transcription; transcripts were analyzed using the methods of grounded theory to determine themes. African American, Group 1 We were doing regular sex and then he ask me for my booty. Relationship characteristics associated with anal sex among female drug users. White, Group 3 Catch me on my come down. I wanted the ultimate workout and he gave it to me. I hate anal sex, it is very painful.
Participation was also limited to English-speaking women, and participants were low-income women. Heterosexual anal sex among female drug users: U. Sexual behavior and selected health measures: Men and women 15—44 years of age, United States, 2002. Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes. In most cases, disagreements involved omissions. A meta-analytic review of research on gender differences in sexuality.
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. African American, Group 1 It is risky and I think it is because they be so excited that you have to slow them down…you have to slow them down and let them know, hey, you know, this is a little bit different. Other reasons noted by the women were that they desired anal intercourse; they wanted to please their partner; they wanted to avoid vaginal sex; the situation was an exchange or quid pro quo one; and situations where the woman did not specifically consent, either because of low self-esteem or coercion. Focus groups are well suited to identifying the range and limits of a specific experience. African American, Group 1 In other cases, the encounter was a violent attack: No condoms! I take it, like, if I get it, I get it. Structure of gender stereotypes: Interrelationships between components and gender label.
Results related to each of these research questions are described in more detail below. A small number of women gave contradictory answers to the screening questions concerning penile-anal penetration and anal intercourse. The explicit use of verbal consent on the part of women may reflect a traditional conceptualization of women as sexual gatekeepers and provides support for the role of traditional sexual norms influencing heterosexual anal intercourse behavior. I suffer from depression and certain stuff like that. Only women who were willing to consent at both stages, that is, to participate in the focus group and to allow the group to be recorded, participated in the final focus groups. Previous research has found that this lack of partners leads to African American women engaging in and accepting condom-less sex, thus lending support for gender and power frameworks to inform our understanding of anal intercourse.
I wanted to do anything I can. For example, some of the women agreed to have anal intercourse in exchange for money: I tried it a couple of times, but I got paid a very large amount of money. Journal of the National Medical Association. Women who enjoyed anal intercourse specified the need for a partner who was experienced in the use of lubricants and who used them to make anal intercourse more pleasurable for the women. The focus groups were constituted so that all the women in each group were of the same ethnicity; group 1 was African American, group 2 was Latina, and group 3 was White, but group 4 was mixed with approximately equal proportions of African American and White women. While this growing body of literature suggests that anal intercourse among heterosexual women may be more prevalent than previously assumed particularly among drug-abusing samples of women , there is currently very little information about why these women are engaging in anal intercourse. He would flip me and put me in a choke hold, I could hardly breathe, you know? We thought about it and then we went on ahead and did it.
Introduction Recent interest in heterosexual anal intercourse has been generated from several research perspectives. While focus groups are very good at uncovering the range of experience, they are not good at uncovering how common any one experience might be. White, Group 3 I want to be the type of woman who does satisfy my man in any way…whatever desires he has. Sexual risk among injection drug users recruited from syringe exchange programs in California. I love to fuck on my come down. The majority had participated in some form of outpatient drug treatment, but some of the women had never received formal treatment for their drug use. When these omissions were counted as disagreements, the kappa coefficient was.