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Most hospitals have special clinics called genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics, which give tests and treatment for STIs.The report also looks at possible legal repercussions for those who carry out the practice.It’s unclear where this act got its start, but websites listed in the report — many of which are now disabled — give instructions to men seeking to perform the act.“Online writers who practice or promote nonconsensual condom removal root their actions in misogyny and investment in male sexual supremacy.“The strongest finding was probably the least surprising, which is that males, on average, like ads with sexual appeals, and females dislike them,” Wirtz said.“However, we were surprised at how negative female attitudes were toward these ads.” When not separating the results by gender, the effect of sexual appeals on participants’ attitudes toward ads was not significant, he said, but separately “they’re just going in completely opposite directions.” Wirtz said he decided to pursue this research because he sees meta-analysis – the application of statistical procedures to data from a range of studies – as a powerful tool.Their research found that not only were study participants no more likely to remember the brands featured in ads with sexual appeals, they were more likely to have a negative attitude toward those brands, Wirtz said.Participants also showed no greater interest in making a purchase.While one can imagine a range of motivations for ‘stealthers’—increased physical pleasure, a thrill from degradation — online discussions suggest offenders and their defenders justify their actions as a natural male instinct — and natural male right,” Brodsky writes. Goldberg, Columbia Law School professor and director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality at Columbia Law School, said she believes stealthing has been going on for a long time, but the aspect of internet promotion among men is new.“I do think that it is the group of people — the group of men, who seem to celebrate and promote stealthing online, that seems to be a new phenomenon,” Goldberg told NBC News.Brodsky, in her report, details several women who have experienced stealthing with their partners.“If the ‘sexy ads’ had been effective, it’s unlikely the company or ad agency would have made such a drastic change,” he said.“When product is moving, people don’t make changes.”Editor’s notes: To reach John Wirtz, call 217-300-0368 or 806-392-3335 (cell); email [email protected]; Twitter handle @johngwirtz.