Sexual Assault of Men Played for Laughs

Comedic scenarios involving the sexual abuse of men can include a wide range of behaviors: from casual punchlines about unwanted kissing or touching to gratuitous one-liners about anal rape. It’s hard to overstate just how common jokes about men being sexually assaulted are in entertainment. Most popular comedic actors engage in this type of humor. The jokes are typically designed demean, humiliate, or emasculate a male character for being the victim, or potential victim, of sexual violence.