Monday, December 11, 2017
Supporting Men > sexual abuse

#Millions of #men #suffer in #silence

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/25/men-sexual-abuse-trauma-silence Research indicates that one in six men experienced sexual abuse at some point during their childhood, and this is probably a low estimate, as it doesn’t account for non-contact experiences, which can also have lasting effects. In addition, when thinking about the statistic, we need to acknowledge the barriers that

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 Listen. Be there. Communicate without judgment.

http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/good-morning-show/the-impact-of-sexual-trauma-how-you-can-help/493004591 According to American Psychological Association, Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Most victims and perpetrators know each other. Immediate reactions to sexual abuse include shock, fear or disbelief. Victims may develop depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress

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#Political #Power #Sexual #Abuse

https://youtu.be/8iAOtfNzjS4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Capill On 23 March 2005 Capill appeared in the Christchurch District Court charged with indecently assaulting a girl aged under 12. On leaving the court he was assaulted ("punched and left whimpering on the ground") by local sickness beneficiary Daniel McNally, a former boxer.[3] The media referred to Capill, who was

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I lost that fearless confidence I once had

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/sexual-abuse-survivors-james-toback-harvey-weinstein-1202602953/ Even now, Nguyen, 44, continues to second-guess her actions of that night. In a two-hour meeting with Variety last week at a West Hollywood park, she vacillated between holding Toback responsible and scrutinizing her own decisions to overlook the red flags leading up to that encounter. “I’m haunted and terrorized by

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#Women #less #vulnerable #corruption #men

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/10/17/why-do-so-many-powerful-men-behave-like-harvey-weinstein-this-psychologist-has-some-theories/?utm_term=.5cc573ad21c7 Keltner said he used to believe that women in power would abuse that power as much as men. But new data has emerged showing that such women are less vulnerable to corruption than men, he said. In addition, men are more likely than women to engage in sexual aggression. “It may

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She insists she never gave him any reason to think she may be interested

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/91589120/police-watchdog-investigating-sexual-harassment-complaint-against-northland-police-officer The woman claimed the officer later started calling her and visiting her house, where he touched and rubbed himself on her. The NZPCA summary said the matter was historic as the woman had been too scared to speak out until now. The woman's complaint was lodged with the Independent Police Conduct Authority

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