Comment of the Day: ‘males tend to be forgotten and disbelieved that they can even be a victim’

Men and boys are also victims of rape and often forgotten.

A Gay Dad’s Letter to the Slain Matthew Shepard

Many remember the horror of seeing Matthew Shepard crucified on a cold Wyoming plain 18 years ago. Here is a letter to the slain Matthew from a gay dad of today. If you don’t know Matthew, or even if you think you do, you need to read this. — This week, Matthew Shepard, had he […]

Making Things Whole for Cambodian Men: Combining All The Steps in Healing

Rick Goodwin attempts to heal men’s soul wounds: the bleeding of their hearts, the psychic suffering. He works to lay to rest ghosts that do not sleep, ghosts originating from unfathomable sources of pain.

Difficult Conversations: Raising Awareness on Campus with 1BlueString

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

Male Rape: A Growing Epidemic That Must Be Confronted 

From the military to college campuses, private homes, and all parts of American society, male rape and sexual assault is not a new phenomenon.

Why I Believe My Son’s Life is Safer if He Questions Authority

Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.

Why Are We Indifferent to Male Rape Victims?

Andrew Smiler wonders why we give so little public attention to boys and men who have been sexually assaulted or raped.

Male Passion Repressed or Uncontrollable, And Never Anything More

Male passion is maligned in two ways: through rebuke and identification as uncontrollable.

Men are Being Sexually Assaulted in the Military, But Nobody is Talking About it

Our Soldiers are being raped…by our Soldiers.

How Can We Not Expect the Worst?

Despite being a survivor himself, Nico Lang holds onto the hope that someday rape will no longer be something we expect will happen.

Rape Culture: What It Is and How It Works

Rape culture is the trivialization of rape, and it permeates our society to an alarming extent.

Returning to the Question; Continuing the Conversation

After years of abused men being lost in the system, we are finally figuring out concrete ways to help these men live vibrant lives.

American Action Forum Thinks Crackdown on Prison Rape is Too Costly

Julie Gillis has no words to describe her horror at the American Action Forum’s stance that the Department of Justice’s plan to reduce rates of prison rape is too expensive.

The Silent Male Victims of Rape

Male rape is a sex crime that is so common the numbers almost equal that of female victims during times of war.