A Second Look: Orlando and the Fight for Human Rights

Love is the defense against hate and bias.

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.

It Happens to Men, Too

Women are the victims, and men are the aggressors. At least that’s how the story is usually told. But men can be victims too.

Why Be a Premium Member? Just Look at What We Have Helped to Change

We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?

The Problem With Teaching Our Sons To “Never Hit A Girl”

Because abuse is never OK, regardless of gender.

Who Are You in Your Relationships? A Master or a Victim?

A master loves, a victim blames. Are you acting out of fear or out of love?

I am a Man, a Father, and a Survivor of Sexual Abuse

Empowered by recent sexual abuse scandals in the media, Scotty Schrier refuses to stay silent on what it feels like to be the victim of a monster.

Human Trafficking In South Africa: An Elusive Statistical Nightmare

Due to the lack of reliable statistics surrounding human trafficking, there is no real scope of how large the problem really is, making it more difficult to police.

Maybe Don’t Post My Picture

A poem about taking away the glory that the killers in this country seek.

Breaking Free of Silence and Shame

Dani Bostick breaks free of the silence and shame that surround sexual abuse.

Light Between the Bars: The Road to Redemption

A man put a group of prison inmates in a room with nothing but a camera. The result is stunning.

50 Shades of Abuse

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

21 Advocates for Men and Boys Who Don’t Hate Women

Believe it or not, there are people out there who support women while sticking up for men. Christopher Anderson lists 21 of them.

Why Do We Need to Blame Victims?

Why victim-blaming is perfectly natural, even though it’s not necessary or perfectly OK.

Why Society Won’t Let Boys and Men Be Victims of Rape

Enough with forcing young boys into the damaging confinements of what it means to be an alpha male.

Human Trafficking by the Numbers

A clear representation of how big the human trafficking problem really is.