'People don’t think this sort of thing happens to men:' Male rape survivor speaks out over … https://t.co/KJ13pRQXIl via @evening_tele — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) November 16, 2019 “I was using medication and convincing myself I was taking control but I wasn’t. “It is so important that you don’t suffer in silenceContinue Reading

https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/sexual-assault/myths-and-facts?nondesktop Myth: Sexual assaults are only committed by strangers. Fact: The majority of people who commit sexual assaults know their victims and in some cases are relations, friends or work colleagues. Partners and spouses can also commit sexual assaults. Myth: Rape is a ‘spur of the moment’ act. Fact: MostContinue Reading

https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2011-07602-001?doi=1https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2011-07602-001?doi=1https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2011-07602-001?doi=1 Rape myths are one way in which sexual violence has been sustained and justified through history and modern times. However, there has been a dearth of scholarship about rape myths concerning male victims. This paper reviews the historical origins, development, and current manifestations of male rape myths prevalent inContinue Reading