Is rape motivated by aggression instead of by sex?

Resources used to support "yes"

Rape is forced sexual intercourse with a nonconsenting person. It is an aggressive act motivated by hostility and dislike for the opposite sex. Perpretators of this criminal act gain a sense of power and dominance by inflicting pain and terror upon t heir prey. Nearly all rapes result in bodily harm, and in most cases women suffer ongoing emotional trauma.



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