As a male survivor with a female rapist, I often hear from women who have been victimized by other women. The stigma, denial and utter disregard shown victims of female predation is rampant and the effect is devastating on victims. Key themes are deflection, trivialization, mockery and outright denial. I always make a point to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
December 28, 2016 Dear Rep. Donald Beyer, Senators Timothy Kaine and Mark Warner: As Congress considers the Fiscal Year 2017 federal budget, I ask you to support funding for programs that support survivors of sexual violence and hold perpetrators accountable for these crimes. Specifically, I am asking Congress to: Release adequate funding from the Crime […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
December 28, 2016 Dear Rep. Donald Beyer, Senators Timothy Kaine and Mark Warner: As Congress considers the Fiscal Year 2017 federal budget, I ask you to support funding to address the nation’s backlog of untested DNA evidence from unsolved sex crimes, commonly referred to as the “rape kit backlog.” Based on public reports, we know […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So, while tidying up my old Facebook reader’s page before deleting it (merged old entries and comments to my website) I found some lovely old hate mail from two of the nastiest assholes I’ve encountered within the Military Sexual Trauma sphere – Gary Noling and his entitled, civilian wife Dawn. Last December, Gary had been on a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Photo credit: PinkMoose via Foter.com / CC BY Tell Me Again Who Shames Male Survivors? (or Claudia Pandolfi Doesn’t Get A Veto Vote Over Male Survivors) Once upon a time, I told my own story of rape at the hands of a woman. I’ve gotten my share of hate, shaming and victim-blaming for it. […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Sexual Violence Allies vs. Ideological Opportunists Why are so many internet activists and arrogant third-wavers prone to co-opting male survivors as disposable talking points? This is not competent advocacy. It fails to show even an ounce of empathy toward the BOY who was gang-raped and left for dead. It suggests that male survivors are not […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So, yeah. When I talk about arrogant, clueless, third-wave “activists” co-opting male survivors as talking points – this shit right here is the fucking poster. As a male survivor, I am used to people thinking they have made a profound point when using gendered shaming against male survivors, while ignoring the fact that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
An Unheard Demographic – Male Victims of Rape Posted on December 10, 2015 by Alexander Yeh Originally Published in The Hyphen On October 15, 2015, Södersjukhuset, a hospital in Sweden, took initiative to support human rights by opening the world’s first male rape victim support center. Södersjukhuset, which already provides a walk-in center for […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
For Immediate Release Contact Information: James Landrith, VP for Media Relations Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) mobile: 301-318-8338 firstname.lastname@example.org http://mrmst.org MR. MST Briefs Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus on Male Survivor Related Issues Washington, DC – October 7, 2015 – Men Recovering from Military Sexual Assault officers, accompanied by several male survivors, met […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Joint Press Release: Tsongas, Turner give victims a voice at briefing on Male Military Sexual Assault 10/07/15 Contact: Michael Hartigan (Tsongas): 202-225-3411 Lauren O’Toole (Turner): (202) 450-7398 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus hosted a briefing in order to better inform Congress about male sexual assaults in the military, and to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.