Introduction Men and women both experience depression but their symptoms can be very different. Because men who are depressed may appear to be angry or aggressive instead of sad, their families, friends, and even their doctors may not always recognize the anger or aggression as depression symptoms. In addition, menContinue 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

Swiss parliament votes to extend definition of rape to male victims — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) September 30, 2018 he National Council, Switzerland’s parliament, voted 151 to 39, with one abstention, to make this change to the law. The Federal Council is also in favour of the change. Currently, Switzerland’s criminalContinue Reading For the past five months, seven prisoners clad in orange have been meeting weekly at the department for rehabilitation for drug addicts at the Hasharon prison. They are all victims of sexual assault and are participating in a pioneering support group called “trauma and recovery.” In prison they talkContinue Reading He remembered feeling disoriented, and her suggesting a motel room to sleep it off. He even remembered lying down with his pants on, uncomfortable taking them off in front of a stranger, only to awaken later and find the woman straddling him. What he didn’t remember was saying “yes.”Continue Reading While an increasing number of survivors of sexual assault have been brave enough to tell their stories since the #MeToo movement began last year, we still seldom hear from male victims. Aucklander Robert Tennent is one man changing that. The 19-year-old has rediscovered himself, and his sexuality, after aContinue 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

The PSA’s director, Andy Langdon, told HuffPost that he hopes the campaign will inspire viewers to deconstruct the taboos that exist around men ― gay, straight, bisexual and otherwise ― making sexual assault claims. “When our culture demands that boys and men present themselves as invulnerable, independent and strong, weContinue Reading