Charles Blow: “Up From Pain,” Sex Abuse, and Bisexuality

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In his memoir, New York Times’ Op-Ed Columnist Charles M. Blow revealed not only his own startling truths, but some truths we all need to examine.

My Father Beat Me For Not Being a Racist


He didn’t know why his father wanted MLK dead, and he didn’t know what the KKK was. But he knew his father was a racist, and he wasn’t going to be like him.

As We Start our Family Tree

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Elisabeth Corey shares about how her children will not know holidays that are filled with extended family.

Victor Rivers is Not a Woman

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The former Dolphins player smashes stereotypes of men and boys as victims of domestic violence.

Healing From Abuse – Roads to Recovery

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David Pittman reviews some of the therapeutic options for recovery from sexual abuse—from the traditional to the experimental.

The Violence of Homelessness: A Young Male Survivor’s Story [Trigger warning]


W.R.R. escaped his father’s child sex ring only to endure the horrors of homelessness: illness, starvation, and yet more sexual violence. How does this survivor find meaning in his life today?

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Violence and Victimization: Stereotypes of Dangerous Men


Are male survivors of abuse more likely to become violent, themselves?

A Man Ought to Know How to Handle Something Like This


Bullying doesn’t always stop when childhood ends.