Society often fails male survivors of sexual violence. There is an assumption that only women can be survivors, and so men are ignored or silenced. As boys become men, they buy into this myth, as much as they buy into the myth that men should be strong, and they should not talk about their feelings.
Here is a short video from Survivors UK, an organisation that challenges these, and many other myths about male survivors of sexual violence.
Let's end the silence.
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