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Anal hazing is apparently a thing in American high schools now

Posted by on Jun. 23, 2013 at 9:57 AM
JRM
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Anal hazing is apparently a thing in American high schools now

In the last year, there have been more than a dozen hazing incidents around the country involving high school boys who have sodomized other boys with foreign objects, reports Bloomberg. Over 40 boys have been reported victims. Most have been younger students.

There’s a dearth of data concerning the size and scope of the national boy-on-boy anal hazing problem. Astonishingly, though, a study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence has claimed that nearly 10 percent of high school males report suffering some form of sexual assault including, in some cases, forced oral sex or rape.

Social media plays a big role in the spread of hazing in high schools, asserts Susan Lipkins, a New York psychologist who has studied the phenomenon. High schoolers learn new and more brutal ways to haze thanks to virtual communities.

“Each time a hazing occurs, the perpetrators add their own mark to it by increasing the pain or humiliation,” Lipkins told Bloomberg.

A sampling of recent incidents certainly demonstrates creative cruelty.

Three former soccer players at La Puente High School in the suburban sprawl east of Los Angeles were convicted of sexually assaulting other students with a javelin and a broken flagpole, reports Southern California Public Radio.

A bit farther east, in Fontana, Calif., underage students allegedly tried to place a piece of rebar inside the anal cavity of another student, according to NBC Southern California. There was a similar incident involving a broom handle. Prosecutors say a masonry teacher was present at the time and knew what was happening.

In tiny Greenfield, Iowa, a group of members of the Nodaway Valley High School wrestling team allegedly pinned down a 16-year-old teammate and sexually assaulted him because he had missed practice. An unidentified student told ABC affiliate KCRG that older wrestlers ordinarily forced jump role handles into the anuses of younger wrestlers who missed practice or failed to make weight.

At New York’s fancypants Bronx High School of Science, three members of the track team stand accused of violently sexual abusing at least one younger student, reports CBS New York.

“You need a good fingering, you freshman,” one of the attackers allegedly told the victim at one point.

In the suburbs of Chicago, prosecutors say a group of older soccer players at Maine West High School sodomized several younger players with fingers or sticks, says WLS-TV.

The embattled coach, Michael DiVincenzo, is charged with abetting the hazing abuse.

“He himself threatened players that he would order varsity players to perpetrate acts of violence and hazing upon these young men,” charged a prosecutor in the criminal case against the coach, according to the Niles Herald-Spectator.

Bloomberg covers the horrifying, fascinating details of another case that occurred in 2012 in the tiny ranching town of Norwood, Colorado. Three varsity wrestlers bound a 13-year-old boy with duct tape on a bus — at the state wrestling meet — and sodomized him with a pencil.

The wrestling coach was the father of two of the attackers. The victim’s father was the principal of the school’s single, all-grade public school.

The superintendent gave the assailants a one-day, in-school suspension.

The unnamed principal confronted the wrestling coach. After initially denying the incident, the coach allegedly said, “This happens 1,000 times a day around the U.S.”

Students teased the 13-year-old boy. “What’s been stuck up your butt today?” they would ask.

The townies sided overwhelmingly with the coach and the pencil-wielding attackers.

“I got bullied as a kid because I had long hair and earrings,” a local carpenter told Bloomberg. “I played football, baseball and soccer and the older kids bullied me. But we always shook hands and it would be over with. But today, you can get prosecuted. It has all gone too far.”

“When I was in school there might have been bullying, but there was none of this crap about telling the school,” added the carpenter’s husband.

The principal eventually had to accept a buyout of his contract and move to another Colorado town.

The wrestling coach is still employed by the school.

The sexual assault craze that is sweeping America’s schools isn’t limited to hazing, or anal violations, or high schools.

Three male students — two third-graders and a fifth-grader — at an elementary school in New York City forced a third-grade boy to perform oral sex on them, according to a disturbing lawsuit. (RELATED: Three grade-school boys allegedly forced third-grader to perform oral sex on them)

The March 2012 incident allegedly occurred in a bathroom at Public School 194 in Harlem. The eight-year-old victim was standing in a hallway when the three assailants dragged the boy into a bathroom stall. His pleas for help went unheard.

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Koltie6
by Bronze Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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HOMESCHOOL ! These stories make me want to vomit.
Euphoric
by Bazinga! on Jun. 23, 2013 at 10:55 AM

 ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

JakeandEmmasMom
by Platinum Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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Not "anal hazing." Rape. They shouldn't try to minimize it by calling it something else. Those boys were raped.
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spotsmom
by Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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Well, if this isn't the best argument I've ever seen for homeschooling, I don't what is. And I generally fall into the "opposed" category in the homeschool debate. But I'm beginning to rethink my position. More and more we are discovering that the schools cannot protect our children...not from predatory adults, not from violence and bullying, and apparently not from, um...anal hazing (vomit). You know, the fact is that something like this is not "widespread," there isn't an "anal hazing" craze going on in our schools, despite the media stories. But that it happens at all is horrifying, and the reactions of these school officials is even worse. And unfortunately, other forms of abuse and bullying are far too cammon, and the school's reaction is all to often to slap the abusers on the wrist and sweep it under the rug. Especially if the abusers happen to play a sport. All too often in reports like this, you hear that there were teachers and school officials who were dismissive, or even complicit in these attacks. And then you learn that often the entire community supports the abusers, believes that making them take responsibility for their actions is "going too far," and continues to bully the victim. It's enough to make you want to pack up your family and move to a cave in the mountains. Just not the mountains of Colorado, apparently.....

Seriously, WTF is going on....

momtimesx4
by Silver Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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Quoting JakeandEmmasMom:

Not "anal hazing." Rape. They shouldn't try to minimize it by calling it something else. Those boys were raped.

 

 this.

 

But this being 'Murica when males cannot be raped.  Well, unless it is by some creepy 50+ year old man in a free candy van, at least according to Lifetime movies.

FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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My first thought, that is not hazing, that is rape.

My second thought........where the hell are the parents and what are they doing to raise people like this?

My third...........what is wrong with a kid that, regardless of how he was raised, that he would think of some thing like this, go through with such actions?!?

My fourth................well, I can't really say that here.

jllcali
by Jane on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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That is just fucking sick
junebaby11
by on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:42 PM
0.o
joyfree
by Silver Member on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Gross and disgusting.

TrouserMouse
by on Jun. 23, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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What the fuck?  Something is just wrong with people.

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