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Condom ‘stealthing’ is sexual violence, bill says. Here’s what to know.

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“A one-sided burden. A betrayal. A violation. “Rape-adjacent.” These are some of the ways women have described “stealthing,” a term used to describe the act of removing a condom during intercourse without the other partner’s consent. While victims of stealthing tend to be clear about its harms, what has been less clear is how to define it. Is it assault? And could — or rather, would — the law do anything about it?”