The 2013/14 Crime Survey for England and Wales estimates that there were approximately 116,000 male victims of any sexual assault in the last year[1]; while the survey also estimates that there are approximately 9,000 male victims of rape (including attempts) each year[2]. Police-recorded figures show fewer than 3,600 incidentsContinue Reading The results were surprising. For example, the CDC’s nationally representative data revealed that over one year, men and women were equally likely to experience nonconsensual sex, and most male victims reported female perpetrators. Over their lifetime, 79 percent of men who were “made to penetrate” someone else (a form of rape,Continue Reading David wakes up the next morning in Josh’s bed and although the mechanic has already left, a traumatised David starts to remember what happened to him the night before. Struggling to come to terms with what’s happened, David then wrestles with a difficult decision over whether to report theContinue Reading Men can’t be raped. Saying, “men can’t be raped” is entirely false. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, “Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted or abused may have many of the same feelings and reactions as other survivors of sexual assault, but they mayContinue Reading Believing without blaming. It’s crucial to recognize that many of the things commonly said to male sexual assault survivors are things that we should probably never say. Charlie, 66, from Boston, said victim blaming, accidental or otherwise, commonly crops up for male survivors. “Were you drunk? Were you onContinue Reading