Is admitting being a victim of child sexual abuse courageous?___There are times I doubt this power as I look at myself in the mirror. I am still remarkably human. The hair fades in color and quantity. The waist still expands as if my stomach had a mind of its own. I still have flaws, including…
child sexual abuse
A survivor of abuse offers an easy and actionable list to help keep your kids safe.
All over the country, pedophiles are released into the community without having to register as sex offenders. Sound outrageous? It is much more common than you think.
Do survivors a solid, would you? Stop pretending that people who get hurt are too sensitive.
We cannot allow the media to romanticize and downplay child sexual assault. This is not a love story. This is a horrifying story of abuse.
Believe it or not, there are people out there who support women while sticking up for men. Christopher Anderson lists 21 of them.
Sibling abuse is one of the least understood forms of sexual abuse happening to children. Dr. Robin Landwehr explores why we tend to minimize it, and how dangerous that can be.
Andrew Smiler wonders why we give so little public attention to boys and men who have been sexually assaulted or raped.
The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
It still amazes Randy Ellison how much strength and peace can come from letting go.
Chris Anderson explains that when the media frames male victims of sexual abuse as “lovers”, the world becomes a less safe place for children.
Please, says David Pittman, be careful what you say to those in pain.
We all know anger isn’t conducive to healing from abuse. But how do we stop being angry?
Svava Brooks explains that you cannot heal your life if you keep giving your power to the people that hurt you then and are hurting you now.
Conversations about sexual violence relegate men to two roles: Bystander or Perpetrator. It’s time to add the third role: Survivor.