One commenter on an article about stealthing wrote, "It's a man's instinct to shoot his load into a woman's ***.
A judge or advocate may be unwilling to endorse a theory of stealthing that will require such difficult line-drawing between permissible and impermissible forms of deception, perhaps out of prudishness or genuine concern to avoid legitimizing racist and transphobic rape by deception laws.
51) Neither description characterizes the non-consent of a stealthing victim.
05(2)(d) definition of non-consent for third degree rape may encompass certain stealthing victims' experiences.
The second clause looks outside criminal conditions, but stealthing is not obviously an invasion based on coercion.
6) Others have written about stealthing in the context of a broader trend of what the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists describes as "active interference [by one partner] with [the other] partner's contraceptive methods in an attempt to promote pregnancy," known as "birth control sabotage.
New York-based writer Rae Witte, 31, told IBT her experience with stealthing involved an older male partner.
Portland-based learning and development professional Kayleen Veatch, 29, told IBT in a phone interview that she's uncertain what to call her experience with stealthing.
It can be hard to seek medical or social support after stealthing if a woman feels like the incident was her fault, or that she somehow should have known what was going on and stopped the behavior.
While some victims may be uncertain how to classify the experience, health professionals describe the immediate and long-term effects of stealthing as not unlike those of rape, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and hypervigilance.
As Brodsky noted in her paper, stealthing is not limited to heterosexual intercourse - although the physical risks for gay couples don't include unwanted pregnancy.