There are some big surprises to be found out there. For instance, which men are having their genitals pierced? (Hint: It’s NOT who you think it is!)
A new study found that the average man with a genital piercing is 31, white, heterosexual, college-educated and earns more than $36,000 a year. Sociologist Alden Roberts says, “Some of the literature and stereotypes would lead you to believe that men who get genital piercings are strange or aberrant, but if you look at the data, these men are not much different from the general population.”
An online survey of 445 men from 42 states and 26 countries gathered information on risk behaviors, motives and post-piercing experiences. Among the findings: 89% of respondents identified themselves as Caucasian, 41% were married, and another 20% were percent living with a significant other. 56% reported a salary of more than $45,000 a year. 28% identified themselves as having strong religious faith. 82% identified themselves as heterosexual. 87% said they didn
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