Difficult Conversations: Raising Awareness on Campus with 1BlueString

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1 in 6 men have survived childhood sexual abuse. By reaching out to them in college, 1BlueString helps them start recovery early.

The Hug that Ruined My Son’s Birthday Party

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I don’t want my sons to learn that it is okay to force physical touch — not even it it’s family.

Learning How to Talk About Your Assault

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Identify what you want from others

Late Nights Are for the Broken-Hearted

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Danica Barnett shares a painful story of how abusive partners continue to haunt and assault their victims, as real-life monsters whose memories never fade.

They Tried to Take My Voice, I Took It Back

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As a male survivor of sexual assault, Tim Mousseau followed a pattern of staying silent—until he took back his own voice.

From Hurt To Healing – Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

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Brave stories from three men who were assaulted and abused, physically, verbally, and sexually. This will change what you think about sexual assault and abuse.

The H.E.R.O. Corps

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We throw the word hero around a little too casually these days. Here are some men who earn the title.

Talking and Not Talking: Sexual Abuse and the Inability to Ask Questions

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My earliest memory is of wanting a grappling hook, so that I could climb walls like Batman. My boyfriend’s earliest memory is of being sexually abused.

No Longer a Victim

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Donald D’Haene was on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’—twice—as a survivor of sexual abuse, not a victim.

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One man’s pleasureland is another man’s nightmare.

How Can You Be Spiritual and Sexual?

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Even spiritual people receive mixed messages that complicate becoming sexually mindful.

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How does a man feel after sex? That depends upon the man and his history.

Withdrawing from the Sandusky and Lynn Trials

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After prolonged exposure to the Sandusky and Lynn trials, it’s natural for a survivor to crave the safety of his own shell.

Hidden Ashes: A Male Survivor’s Fear of Men

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Men who are afraid of other men: you are not alone.

The Sandusky Trial: Reflections From Penn State

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An adult survivor of abuse reports from the Sandusky trial.