Sexual abuse should not get the silent treatment.
Our current culture is celebrating males having sex, regardless of their age, and this is putting boys at risk.
New Celebrity PSAs Address Myth, Societal Attitudes That Confront Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
We’ve all heard the dismissive refrains—things like “that doesn’t happen to guys,” “what kind of guy would let that happen to him,” or “he seems just fine to me.”
Healing from sexual abuse is very much like healing from any kind of trauma or abuse; it happens one day at a time.
Steve LePore, founder of 1in6, reflects on how his organization has impacted men and their wellbeing.
Remembering that you are not alone, Steve LePore discusses sexual abuse and the sense of shame still stigmatizing this tragedy.
Trying to recover from your trauma alone is a long slow road. But opening up to others can be a huge step towards healing.
Many will tell you to just write him off. Stephanie March chose not to and shows you how she did it.
Abuse survivor Amy Oestreicher explains that freezing and doing nothing is a natural, human reaction to trauma and assault.