Tag Archives: 200 Men

200 Men Part 2: Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

My thoughts on the second part of Oprah’s special about male survivors of sexual abuse. Continue reading

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Trauma Survivor Strengths

Each trauma survivor, no matter what their past and current struggles, has strengths very worth acknowledging. Continue reading

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Male Sexual Victimization Myths and Facts

Challenging myths about male survivors of sexual abuse to decrease stigma Continue reading

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200 Men: Standing Together to Lift the Veil of Shame

Male survivors of sexual abuse continue to experience stigma that makes it difficult to seek the help they need. Of course this is true for all abuse survivors! In addition, cultural stereotypes about men and masculinity compound the situation for boys and men. Although it is estimated that as many as 1 in 6 men have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences before age 16, many people still in denial that boys can be sexually abuse. Or they minimize the impact. The show, 200 Men, powerfully dispels both myths. Continue reading

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