Family Boundaries

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The key to emotional health when families gather

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.

Colleges Are Addressing Childhood Sexual Abuse

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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.

Men Opting In and Speaking Up

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Three male senators disclose their experiences of childhood sexual abuse.

Question: “ARE WE THERE YET?” Answer: “WE ARE ON OUR WAY.”

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On the progress we’ve made serving male survivors and debunking the myths of childhood sexual abuse.

Do You Apply Your Awareness To Your Inner Circle?

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To all the service providers and volunteers in the movement to end childhood sexual abuse and improve resources for the 19 million (and more) men dealing with it’s effects: keep teaching, keep talking, those closest to you are listening.

No More: Your Voice Can End the Silence

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1 in 6 men in the United States has had an unwanted or abusive sexual experience in childhood.

Can We Ever Really Know the Truth About Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen?

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The ‘truth’ of any tale can be found in how we react to the story.

‘Lemon Meringue’ Tackles the Aftermath of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Play grapples with difficult subject affecting many men.

Chris Brown and a Nation of Raped Boys

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What if we have been normalizing male rape victims’ symptoms for centuries?

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.

Childhood Trauma Can Alter Your DNA

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David Pittman outlines stunning new science that indicates childhood trauma can actually alter your DNA.

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.

Giving Thanks for Our Successes

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While the road ahead can be daunting, on this Thanksgiving, let’s be thankful for how far we’ve come.

The Power of the Personal in Politics

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With our voices united we could turn stories from male survivors of childhood sexual abuse into action.