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Group addresses male sexual abuse with help of Jewish nonprofit

Jewish Journal October 28, 2016 By Shani Shahmoon Rick Goodwin was only 6 years old when a group of construction workers lured him into a vacant house and sexually abused him. Although he had a feeling something bad had happened to him, he didn’t tell anyone until many years later — after depression and drugs got… Learn more »

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Sex assault victim advocates worry male victims don’t receive enough support

The Daily Nebraskan April 25, 2016 By Andrew Barry Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that there was one sexual assault reported to UNLPD in 2005. In fact, there were two reports filed during that year. The error has been corrected.  He didn’t know if he was drunk or drugged, but… Learn more »

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Boys and Men: Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Taos News March 28, 2016 By Malinda Williams Sexual violence happens to people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, religions, abilities, professions, incomes, races and ethnicities. Although females have a much higher risk of sexual assault during their lives, males are also victims, particularly as boys and adolescents. As in sexual assaults against females,… Learn more »

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It’s Not ‘Just a Women’s Issue.’ Men Are Survivors Too.

Huffington Post March 7, 2016 By Maile Zambuto, CEO of the Joyful Heart Foundation, and Steve LePore, Executive Director of 1in6 We’ve all heard the dismissive refrains — things like “that doesn’t happen to guys,” “what kind of guy would let that happen to him,” or “he seems just fine to me.” The beliefs —… Learn more »

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4 Things You Should Never Say To Male Sexual Assault Survivors

Bustle March 6, 2016 By Suzannah Weiss Due to the widespread societal myth that men cannot be sexually assaulted, there are many things people say to male sexual assault survivors that do more harm than good. To raise awareness of sexual assault committed toward men and the stigma they face as a result, The Joyful… Learn more »

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