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1. 1. Because this survey is about very private information, it is completely anonymous. Absolutely no personal information is being gathered about you - only your responses to these questions - not even the I.P. address of your computer. My hope is this freedom will enable you to share freely and allow others to see they are not alone. Please come up with a nickname to hide your identity in the event I read your responses on the show. If you are feeling suicidal PLEASE call the Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255.
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2. What gender are you?
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Response
Count
Male
24.1%203
Female
73.3%619
Transgender Male to Female
0.7%6
Transgender Female to Male
0.6%5
Other
1.3%11
If other, please specify
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3. What if any, is your sexual preference?
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Percent
Response
Count
Straight
71.6%562
Gay
4.1%32
Bisexual
22.7%178
Asexual
1.7%13
Other (please specify)
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4. How old are you?
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Percent
Response
Count
13-15
0.7%6
16-18
4.2%35
19-21
11.3%95
22-29
39.4%331
30-39
28.7%241
40-49
11.2%94
50-59
3.9%33
60-69
0.7%6
70-79 0.0%0
Other (please specify)
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5. What best describes the environment you were raised in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Stable and Safe
17.1%143
A Little Dysfunctional
39.4%329
Pretty Dysfunctional
34.1%285
Totally Chaotic
9.3%78
Other (please specify)
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6. Have you ever been the victim of sexual abuse?
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Percent
Response
Count
No
34.6%291
Yes but I didn't report it
29.2%245
Yes and I did report it
6.7%56
Some Stuff Happened But I Don't Know if it Counts as Sexual Abuse (elaborate below)
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29.5%248

7. Have you ever been manipulated or pressured into engaging in a sexual act?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
53.0%446
No
23.6%199
Kind of (please specify)
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23.4%197

8. Have you ever initially said "no" or resisted a sexual advance because you didn't want to appear "easy", then minutes or hours later "gave in" to the desire that was there from the beginning?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
41.5%336
No
58.5%474
Other (please specify)
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9. Check any of the following that apply to the history of people making sexual advances on you that you definitely DIDN'T WANT.
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Count
I clearly said "no" and it stopped.
51.5%390
I clearly said "no" they persisted and I gave in.
42.5%322
I clearly said "no" and I was violated.
31.1%236
I kind of resisted and it stopped.
30.7%233
I kind of resisted, but they persisted and I gave in.
45.4%344
I kind of resisted but was violated.
24.1%183
I froze, but they have to know they violated me.
19.1%145
I froze, but I'm not sure they know they violated me.
21.8%165
I froze, but I'm pretty sure they don't even know I felt violated.
21.5%163
I gave in because I didn't know I could say "no".
28.8%218
I gave in because I was afraid of their authority.
16.9%128
I gave in because I was afraid of making them mad.
38.1%289
I gave in because I was afraid they'd leave me.
26.0%197
I gave in because I felt guilty that they weren't getting what they wanted.
44.7%339
If you need to elaborate, do so.
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10. Check any of the following that apply when sexual advances were made that you WEREN'T SURE about (whether you wanted them or not)
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I clearly said "no" and it stopped.
35.0%242
I clearly said "no" they persisted and I gave in.
30.5%211
I clearly said "no" and I was violated.
10.9%75
I kind of resisted and it stopped.
33.7%233
I kind of resisted, but they persisted and I gave in.
46.3%320
I kind of resisted but was violated.
14.3%99
I froze, but they have to know they violated me.
9.0%62
I froze, but I'm not sure they know they violated me.
15.2%105
I froze, but I'm pretty sure they don't even know I felt violated.
21.7%150
I gave in because I didn't know I could say "no".
23.6%163
I gave in because I was afraid of their authority.
11.0%76
I gave in because I was afraid of making them mad.
31.4%217
I gave in because I was afraid they'd leave me.
26.8%185
I gave in because I felt guilty that they weren't getting what they wanted.
45.2%312
If you need to elaborate, do so.
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11. Check any of the following that apply to sexual advances made on you that you LIKED BUT WEREN'T READY FOR right then.
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Percent
Response
Count
I clearly said "no" and it stopped.
31.7%198
I clearly said "no" but they persisted and I gave in.
26.4%165
I clearly said "no" and I was violated.
7.4%46
I kind of resisted but they changed my mind.
44.6%278
I kind of resisted because I get turned on by their persistence, I didn't give in though.
16.8%105
I kind of resisted because I get turned on by their persistence, I eventually gave in.
31.4%196
I kind of resisted because I didn't want to appear easy, I eventually gave in.
24.7%154
I didn't resist at all because I didn't want to disappoint, upset or lose them.
47.9%299
If you need to elaborate, do so.
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12. Check any of the following that apply to sexual advances that you DEFINITELY WANTED
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Response
Count
I kind of resisted because I get turned on by their persistence, I didn't give in though.
12.4%85
I kind of resisted because I didn't want to appear easy, I didn't give in though.
10.1%69
I kind of resisted because I get turned on by their persistence, I eventually gave in.
25.9%178
I kind of resisted because I didn't want to appear easy, I eventually gave in.
26.4%181
I didn't resist at all because I was ready to be sexual but I worry I might have looked too "easy"
39.8%273
I didn't resist at all because I was ready to be sexual and was comfortable with my choice.
75.5%518
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13. Is there anything you would like to share about your history in dealing with sexual advances made on you? Or anything about your answers that you'd like to clarify?
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14. How did answering these questions make you feel? Did you find any of them offensive?
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15. Do you have any suggestions to make the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast & website better?
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