An Interview with Tim Matsui on Sex Trafficking in the United States

STAND corresponded with Matsui about his film and his efforts to educate and inspire others to take action on the issues related to sexual violence and trafficking.

Angry Student Protests Have Put Rape Back on South Africa’s Agenda

A deep-seated and sustained anger against sexual violence is emerging in South Africa.

Everyday Sexism: Why it’s a No-Win Situation for Both Men and Women

Are the roots of sexism a lack of confidence and a fear of rejection?

The Cosby Civil War

Opinions and emotions clash over Bill Cosby.

Beyond Gender: LGBTIQ Abuse Shows It’s Time To Shift The Debate On Partner Violence

Violence plays out in highly gendered ways. But many more factors are at play.

Let’s Talk About Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

Men are the silent survivors of sexual violence. It’s time to give them a voice.

Survivor Advocacy Isn’t A Competition (Or You Aren’t Actually Helping)

James A Landrith on the equalization of healing between male and female sexual violence survivors.

Get BOLD Today #GoodMenFriday: Breaking the Silence on Men and Trauma

LeGrande Green, host of Get BOLD Today podcast chats with Christopher Anderson, Executive Director of Male Survivor.org about breaking the silence on trauma.

No, Stop, and More: the Reality of Fear for A Mother’s Son

How do we separate our own fears from parenting realities? Malleable Mom Ashley Fuchs recounts teaching when no means no.   — I heard peals of laughter coming from the other room. I smiled, knowing the sound of my husband tickling our then three-year-old daughter. “No! STOP!” After a brief pause, the laughter continued. Then, it happened […]

Consent Beyond Sex: Why Physical Touch Is Not A Right

As a society, we must stress the importance of consent beyond sex. People across gender identities should be expected to ask permission in any instance involving physical touch.

5 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Man

You’ll be outside the box, less violent, more culturally aware, with a manspace, and less numb if you watch these videos.

7 Words That Can Make You Feel Less Isolated

How to feel less numb and isolated personally, and how you can help end the racism and sexual violence that stems from men’s fear of otherness.

You Were Raped? Prove It.

Let’s understand — and help other people understand — that this is our problem, everyone’s problem, not just the problem of a few.

3 Reasons Why Saying ‘Real Men Don’t Rape’ Reinforces Rape Culture

We’re propagating a dangerous met when we say “real men don’t rape.”

50 Shades of Abuse

To stop abuse before it starts, Elisabeth Corey says we need to start with the belief systems that perpetuate it.

How to Avoid Rape : New York Prison’s Powerful Welcome Video to New Inmates

Watch what convicts have to say to new inmates about sexual abuse. Shocking ?