Between Individuals, Organizations and Communities
When we frame sexual abuse as a “sexual relationship” or call a male survivor of sexual abuse “lucky”, we harm survivors of any gender.
Andrew Smiler wonders why we give so little public attention to boys and men who have been sexually assaulted or raped.
The conversation about Intimate Partner Violence that was sparked by Ray Rice’s actions is an important one, but of equal importance is the understanding that men can be victims too.
Lee and Carla are a husband and wife couple affected by abuse and domestic violence, but Lee is the victim.
A new video showing our different responses to violence against men and violence against women is taking the internet by storm.
Nick Smithers works for a Scottish charity that wants male victims to be included in the public perception of domestic violence.
“Men and women ought to break free from those old paradigms that say only women can be victims and that maleness is the pinnacle of status.”
This comment was by Salvice concerning the post “Why Men and Boys Don’t Get What They Need”.
Danny feels that despite helping many rape victims, history shows that too many are still not getting the support and justice they need and deserve.
Maria Pawlowska argues that all, including men, are victims of patriarchy.