One way to help survivors heal? Stop quantifying abuse.
Cecil Murphey, the adult, acknowledges the child who experienced childhood sexual abuse. He describes a cathartic inner dialogue between the adult survivor and the wounded inner child.
Andrew Smiler says American expectations about masculinity keep male victims silent about their sexual abuse.
Here are four of the finest narrators who still use song as a medium—raconteurs capturing distinctly modern stories.
For Donald D’Haene, April 15th hit both ends of the emotion spectrum. In the dark hours immediately following the horrific events at the Boston Marathon, his family experienced a miracle that proved, in the end, love wins.
By reducing those who sexually abuse men and boys to “Sanduskys”, we put a generic face on a very real problem.
The only way to combat a pandemic tolerance of sexual misconduct is asking the tough questions, holding accountability, and being vigilant, Paul Gagne writes.
We need to get over the myth that men are invulnerable to sexual victimization at the hands of women says Hugo Schwyzer.
Ken Goldstein shares with us a video and story emphasizing the good that comes from foster care and adoption. He encourages us to share this movement.
Spoon Jackson gives the insider opinion on the main areas for reform in the US prison system.
Simple solutions often prove the most effective, least expensive, and by far the quickest with limited aggravation.
Meir Kalmansan is conducting a social experiment that seeks to break through the big city blues and connect with isolated New Yorkers. How? By giving unsuspecting strangers high-fives.
Mike Kasdan speaks with the NBA’s Caron Butler and learns that athletes can rise above and be role models.
What is missing in the equation for classifying a child?
Have you forgotten how to play? Steven Lake reminds us how important it is to have FUN in your relationship.
Men want a platform from which to share their support. #menforchoice gives them that platform and a community of like-minded men and women to share it with.
Is your conversation starter doing you a disservice?
Trevor Christensen gets amazing, honest pictures from his subjects with a technique that you’d never expect.
Which would you choose — a successful romance, or a successful career? Jimmy Burgess says you don’t have to choose, because the principles are the same.
Darrick Rizzo tells the story of giving his baby up for adoption.
Often I’ll find myself listening to songs specifically because I think they are the perfect accompaniment to the film scene version of what I’m doing at that moment.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.