Thursday, November 10, 2016

A Closer Look at the Resources Available for Men Who Have Been Sexually Assaulted

Men can be sexually abused. Despite claims to the contrary, and the tough masculine bravado that tries to mask vulnerability, that fact does not change. Men who have been victim to sexual assault do not often speak out about it and there are numerous factors that punish and discourage men from speaking out. Even still, these men often have a lack of resources in order to help support their needs. The article linked below depicts one organization, Shatter Boys, that reaches out to these men in a way that attempts to break the stigma surrounding sexual assault. Shatter Boys offers men a pathway through which to speak about their trauma and pain by breaking through one of the most difficult social obstacles to surmount, silence.

Read more on Shatter Boys here

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