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'People don’t think this sort of thing happens to men:' Male rape survivor speaks out over … 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