Saturday, March 25, 2017
Supporting Men > Sexual Abuse

They didn’t want to cause their son further distress

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11819266 Hinch's mother began to lecture her son about the importance of honouring your word, until his brother Des interjected to say the man had "done something to Derryn." "Then all hell broke loose," he recalled, saying his parents angrily chased his molester out of the home. Years later, he asked his parents

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Sexual abuse does NOT determine sexual identity

Male Sexual Abuse FACT #5 – Sexual abuse does NOT determine sexual identity/orientation https://t.co/wBKRNEbMDU pic.twitter.com/LznTaN1du8 — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) March 15, 2017 Whether perpetrated by males or females, premature sexual experiences can lead to a great deal of confusion about many aspects of identity and sexual orientation. Many males who have been abused

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The Forgiveness Myth Refuses to Go Away

http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2017/03/13/comment-forgiveness-not-justice-and-trauma-survivors-dont-need-forgive-heal There is no “right” way for people to recover from trauma. What works for some survivors may be disastrous for others, and the last thing they need is outsiders judging their behaviour as sufficiently victim-worthy. This is what made me initially reticent to make any public comments about the recent media

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Cultural stereotypes female sex offenders are believed only to be coerced by male aggressors.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/truth-female-sex-offenders/ It has become, sadly, typical to hear of appeals for information on male sex offenders - yet when the perpetrator is female, it always seems much more shocking. But why? The fact is most people know very little about female perpetrated sex crimes and what they do know is often

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Wellington Boys Try Trump Defense: Only Locker Room Talk

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/326207/wgtn-school-boys-suspended-for-'filming-women-teachers' Gerard Tully, the rector of St Patrick's College at Silverstream, confirmed that a "small number" of year nine students had been suspended after a "most distressing incident of sexual harassment." Mr Tully would not give further details of what happened, but said his absolute priority was for the safety, support and

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Soldiers in his former hometown in the Democratic Republic of Congo tortured him, then took turns raping him.

Kampala, Uganda - The expression on Moses Kamba's face is cold and hard, and there is a bitter tone in his voice when he talks. Five years ago, soldiers in his former hometown in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo killed his parents, imprisoned and tortured him, then

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Disappeared and became a shell of my former self

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/he-would-drag-me-through-house-and-spit-survivor-speaks-after-three-years-domestic-abuse He threatened to strangle her, stalked her, broke into her home, would text death threats to her, shoved furniture into her, dragged her through the house and spat on her. The woman, who didn't want to be identified, told 1 NEWS she finally wanted to speak out. "There was a constant level

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