Updated: DECEMBER 14, 2020
Exhibitionism is where a person feels the need to expose their genitals in public. This may involve fantasies, actual masturbation, or sex acts. In competitive exhibitionism, the goal is to gain notoriety. Those who perform competitive exhibitionism deem it as a way of enhancing their reputation.
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In many cases, the other parties in competitive exhibitionism are non-consenting, which makes the act abusive. Competitive exhibitionism may also expose exhibitionists to risks. Males may be physically abused or accosted and detained. Females, because of society's double standards, may experience sexual abuse and discrimination.