A Male Marine and Nearly Two Decades of Shame and Silence

Adapted from “I've Got the T-Shirt and the Trauma Response to Go With It” As a vocal male survivor, when I’m not talking about sexual violence in writing or before audiences, I’m reading about it in many contexts and sources. A great deal of what I read on a daily basis is written with the … Continue reading A Male Marine and Nearly Two Decades of Shame and Silence

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Men are survivors too. Male soldier writes about surviving female-on-male rape.

Richard, United States Army When you think of a Predator or Military Sexual Trauma (MST) you think women being raped by men. When you think of Male who has Military Sexual Trauma you think male on male rape. I am a Survivor I have Military Sexual Trauma (MST) PTST & no male has ever touched … Continue reading Men are survivors too. Male soldier writes about surviving female-on-male rape.

Male sailor went AWOL to avoid being repeatedly gang raped

Heath Phillips, United States Navy I joined the Navy at 17 yrs old. 5 days after my 17th birthday I was in boot camp. I went aboard the USS Butte AE27. Within the first weekend I was sexually attacked by a group of 6 men. I reported it to my command to be told I … Continue reading Male sailor went AWOL to avoid being repeatedly gang raped