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This video, Male Rape Is Real – Men Are Victims, Too was taken from Huff Post Live on YouTube.

This video, Male Rape Is Real – Men Are Victims, Too was taken from Huff Post Live on YouTube.

One in 10 rape victims is male, and rarely reports the crime. We hear from a survivor and experts about the unique issues facing male victims of sexual assault.

If you have been affected by anything in this video, and would like some support and help, please contact First Step Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland at contact@firststepleicester.org.uk . If you are not in our area, but look through our website as we have lots of self help information and contacts.

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Stuff Mom Never Told You – HowStuffWorks have released a video ‘5 Sobering Facts About Male Rape.’ Male Rape Facts need sharing and spreading to raise awareness.

Male Rape is often never mentioned, but here are some male rape facts. Watch and share the video.

New research and terminology is revealing important facts about the societal taboo of when male rape and sexual victimisation.

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Male Sexual Abuse

Males are raped, abused, sodomised, assaulted and also brushed aside and forgotten. Males can become a survivor and speak out. 

We need to change this perspective and raise awareness for male victims and survivors. You are a survivor. Please read this article by Cg Akhila.

A few years back one of my old friends shared shocking details about his ordeal as a teenager. He narrated his story of being molested as at the age of fourteen. While returning alone from school one day in Chennai, he became a victim of sexual assault which later pushed him into a world of loneliness and depression. On asking he replied that he was alone that day because his parents could hardly imagine that their son can get sexually harassed too. From the next day on, he preferred taking a bus rather than that regular auto. He changed his route but could never cope with the fear and embarrassment until he became vocal about his past.

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Male Rape

This interview, Talking About Male Rape, belongs to RONI CARYN RABIN and was taken from the Well blog on nytimes.com.

In his new book, “On Being Raped,” Raymond M. Douglas, a professor of history at Colgate University, writes publicly for the first time about male rape and being brutally beaten and raped at the age of 18 by a familiar parish priest. The assault, in his native country in Europe, transformed and shaped his life. More than 30 years later, the trauma of the four-hour-long assault continues to have repercussions, and Dr. Douglas argues persuasively that rape is an experience that one can never really relegate to one’s past. Rape, he says, “is always now.”

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