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

U.S Marine raped

H, United States Marine Corps While serving in the USMC, I was raped by a Corpsman attached to our unit. I was on liberty one night with my mod-mate, and had seen the Corpsman at the bar. I had a few beers (I honestly, was NOT drunk...I knew very well what happened every moment that … Continue reading U.S Marine raped

Veteran sexually harassed at Detroit VA

Michelle, United States Marine Corps I was raped while serving my country. This is my story. This is an update about MST treatment at the Detroit VA. I have been in treatment at the Detroit VA and Vet Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that resulted from Military Sexual Trauma. I am currently rated at … Continue reading Veteran sexually harassed at Detroit VA

Rape at Camp Lejeune

Michelle, United States Marine Corps The Marine Corps hate muslims. I am a muslim. The Marine Corps do not like women. I am a woman. The Marine Corps is not favourable towards blacks. I am black. The Marine Corps are not sympathetic towards rape survivors. I am a rape survivor. I am also a Marine. The … Continue reading Rape at Camp Lejeune

Slut-shaming the US Military way.

By Panayiota Bertzikis Hey y'all did you hear I am a  "psyco [sic] jizz gobbler" and a "slam pig" Of course you heard it-rape survivor and name calling they go hand in hand. Its okay. I know that if Mother Theresa (RIP MT) was ever raped she would probably have been called a slut. My … Continue reading Slut-shaming the US Military way.

Carri Leigh Goodwin, United States Marine Corps

by Melissa Obrien as said by Carri's father; Gary Noling Carri Leigh Goodwin, USMC August of 2007 at the age of 18 Carri Leigh Goodwin of Ohio enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to make her father, Gary Noling, a former Marine proud. During her time in the Marine Corps Carri reported a rape. … Continue reading Carri Leigh Goodwin, United States Marine Corps

Rape at Camp Pendleton, United States Marine Corps

Sarah ,United States Marine Corps I joined the Marine Corps in 2003. In 2006, at age 22, I was a LCpl stationed in Camp Pendleton as a Russian Linguist. I guess it's fair to say I was a partier... I drank several nights a week to the point of drunkenness, occasionally to the point of … Continue reading Rape at Camp Pendleton, United States Marine Corps

a Marine speaks out about her rape.

Anonymous, United States Marine Corps I was 21. I was from a small town. All my life, I heard my parents tell me how bad I was and how they didn't want me. I already knew that from the frequent beatings I took. One day I was beaten pretty severely and forced to sleep outside … Continue reading a Marine speaks out about her rape.