Men are the silent survivors of sexual violence. It’s time to give them a voice.
“My wife beats me but I stay quiet for the sake of our one-year-old.” Confessions courtesy of Whisper.
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No parent looks at their child and imagines he or she will someday violate another human being but rape happens anyway. To prevent it, parents have to start talking.
When we frame sexual abuse as a “sexual relationship” or call a male survivor of sexual abuse “lucky”, we harm survivors of any gender.
Andrew Smiler wonders why we give so little public attention to boys and men who have been sexually assaulted or raped.
The conversation about Intimate Partner Violence that was sparked by Ray Rice’s actions is an important one, but of equal importance is the understanding that men can be victims too.
By understanding that anyone can be a victim of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking, we can begin to find answers that benefit our whole communities.
Lee and Carla are a husband and wife couple affected by abuse and domestic violence, but Lee is the victim.
A new video showing our different responses to violence against men and violence against women is taking the internet by storm.
To truly combat human trafficking we must choose and use images wisely.
Nick Smithers works for a Scottish charity that wants male victims to be included in the public perception of domestic violence.
This comment was by Salvice concerning the post “Why Men and Boys Don’t Get What They Need”.
Alastair Hilton on his work with male survivors of sexual abuse and violence.
For comedian Billy Batz, Male Abuse Awareness Week is personal.
Danny feels that despite helping many rape victims, history shows that too many are still not getting the support and justice they need and deserve.