Aboriginal men are beginning to deal with their sexual abuse the way they deal with everything else. As a community.
I found an old photograph recently. It’s a flimsy, bent Polaroid print of myself as a child.
Just as this tree survives thin soil, strong winds, freezing temperatures, and limited water these men thrive in spite of trauma and abuse.
…There is help for you today and hope for a better life and future.
Supporting those we love steadily, patiently, and nurture hope over fear.
Addressing the myths around male sexual victimization.
Landry Ayers on the mental commitment it takes to get off the couch.
Most services focus on the needs of female survivors, so is it any wonder that male survivors seldom seek help?
Childhood abuse and the concept of triggers.
Intervention or prevention—it’s complicated.
Landon Ayres watches his undergraduate students reveal themselves in some of the most powerful ways.
What harm is the expectation that men aren’t vulnerable doing?
How can we offer care to help those who have committed 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.”
When we’re talking about violence, language can have a huge effect on whether a person hearing about a given situation feels safe or threatened by the description.