Oil rigs and rape . . .


I once heard they don't like to send 18 y.o. boys out on GoM oil rigs because the probability of male-on-male rape is around 90%.

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Don't be so stupid

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I don't know any stats (where'd you find them?) and I don't know that 18 is the magic age-but given an 18 year olds naivety, it could be a real possibility. Because they aren't on a submerged submarine or jail, for instance, for months on out... it's probably not as prevalent as most other places of concern.

I really would like to know if this is an issue and how bad it is.

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Here are some articles. I'm checking them out now. I'm a victims advocate and these things matter-one time is one too many.

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/inside-frackings-man-camps-where-sex-drugs-and-gonorrhea-run-rampant

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/09/28/dark-side-of-the-boom/

https://www.google.com/amp/grist.org/living/fracking-linked-to-rape-meth-addiction-and-stds/amp/?client=safari

http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/women-of-influence/9184422/What-its-like-to-work-on-an-all-male-oil-rig

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Yes because those all look like unbiased sources. Fracking leads to rape? Give me a break!

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No smoke without fire but lets exercise some information literacy here please

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Only when you're there, I guess.

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