"Stealthing may make a survivor feel confused about what happened to them," Elise Lopez, the assistant director of Relationship Violence Programs at the University of Arizona, told IBT by email.
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.
Both the writer and Brodsky pointed to a website - which is no longer active - that provides users with methods for stealthing, particularly among gay men.
Planned Parenthood classifies stealthing as "sexual coercion," which a representative of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) described to IBT as a new term for a not-so-new phenomenon.
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. "When you're already in the action, it's hard to stop it.
New York-based writer Rae Witte, 31, told IBT her experience with stealthing involved an older male partner.
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Nonetheless, I feel an inquiry into potential legal responses to stealthing would be incomplete without any consideration of criminal law--especially since not all victim-survivors share my politics.
To the extent that the proposed stealthing tort would seek, in part, to address pregnancy-related harms, however, there is no reason to think that additional punishment will be ineffectual.
At its best, such a law would clearly respond to and affirm the harm victims report by making clear that "stealthing" doesn't just "feel violent"--it is.
(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." Am.
(17) See, e.g., The Experience Project, supra note 5; Mark Bentson, Top 10 Stealthing Tips, I Blast Inside, http://iblastinside.com/2012/06/top-10-stealthing-tips/ [http://perma.cc/K79M-2FM2] (last visited Feb.
A formal definition of the term "covert" or "covertness" in the area of computer network security would be the "concealment or stealthing
of a connection between two points across single or multiple domains".
Additionally, the core technology provides an ability to create Stealthed credit card transactions where it is split into invisible pieces while in motion along with RF Stealthing