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Is there a difference between a sexual assault and rape?

Asked by 2TFX (424 points ) 3 months ago

It doesn’t appear to be much of a difference.

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SavoirFaire's avatar

Rape is a type of sexual assault, but there can be sexual assaults that aren’t rape. Groping, for instance, can constitute sexual assault when it is done without consent.

marinelife's avatar

Both have lasting emotional consequences for the person assaulted or raped.

ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

IMO rape is as bad as murder.

Haleth's avatar

@SavoirFaire is correct. Sexual assault is any kind of unwanted sexual contact. Rape is unwanted sex.

Coloma's avatar

Yes, to all of the above. Either way, mess with this girl and you are going to suffer. haha
You may assault mew but you won’t walk away unharmed yourself.

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