In the Director’s Chair of Forced Into Silence

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Dr. Vibe helps us get to know La Shawn Pagán and the journey of making Forced Into Silence.

Forced Into Silence Viewer Participation

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La Shawn Pagán has another serious question she wants you to consider about Forced Into Silence.

Forced Into Silence

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Is it possible for extreme forms of abuse to happen and for no one to know about it?

Dialogue Between the Adult Survivor and the Wounded Inner Child

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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.

Who Will Be the “Poster Child” for Sexually Abused Boys?

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Andrew Smiler says American expectations about masculinity keep male victims silent about their sexual abuse.

The New ‘New Dylans’: Musical Storytellers for Modern Times

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Here are four of the finest narrators who still use song as a medium—raconteurs capturing distinctly modern stories.

When Love Wins Out

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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.

Men Who were Abused as Boys

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By reducing those who sexually abuse men and boys to “Sanduskys”, we put a generic face on a very real problem.

Sexual Misconduct: A Pandemic

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The only way to combat a pandemic tolerance of sexual misconduct is asking the tough questions, holding accountability, and being vigilant, Paul Gagne writes.

Yes, Rape Victims Get Erections, Too

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We need to get over the myth that men are invulnerable to sexual victimization at the hands of women says Hugo Schwyzer.