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“Nicholas Groth, a clinical psychologist and author of Men Who Rape: The Psychology of the Offender, says all sexual assault is an act of aggression, regardless of the gender or age of the victim or the assailant. Neither sexual desire nor sexual deprivation is the primary motivating force behind sexual assault. It is not about sexual gratification, but rather a sexual aggressor using somebody else as a means of expressing their own power and control. “


Male survivor resources.


"NO MORE is an organization of men and women, united for the purpose of educating men about rape using the most effective methods shown by scientific research studies. Based on this principle, No More currently encourages groups including colleges, the military, local civic organizations, rape crisis centers, and other similar organizations to use "The Men's Program."


Information for male sexual assault victims.


Information for researchers of male rape.


Male rape overview:  "Male survivors of sexual assault, regardless of their sexual identity or orientation, face deep-rooted and complex perceptions and prejudices. The confusion of violence with sex blames the victim; when the perpetrator is another man, since the survivor “wanted it,” the conclusion is that the male survivor must be gay."


In October of 1988 the first professional Conference on Male Sexual Victimization was held in Minneapolis. This ground-breaking conference, organized by a few dedicated mental health providers, brought together professionals who wanted to better understand and treat adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. At that time, nearly a decade ago, only limited information could be offered to those who participated. But those present had great enthusiasm and the clear recognition that the conference was a necessary and valuable resource, where professionals could share practical information and ask questions. And it was a safe place for some to acknowledge their own sexual victimization.”


"The Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project is a grassroots, non-profit organization providing community education and direct services for clients. GMDVP offers shelter, guidance, and resources to allow gay, bisexual, and transgender men in crisis to remove themselves from violent situations and relationships."


message board from above site.  Join MaleSurvivor today.

Pandora's Aquarium.
There is now a forum for male sexual assault survivors on this message board.
You can view the discussion forums (but only read wonderful threads) from the above link.
This Message board is inspired by Tori Amos.  It has several different forums for discussion including healing song lyrics.  You have to register to view the threads for safety reasons.  Be patient because the discussions are very well organized and interesting. 
The male forum is private and only viewable if you click on one of the moderators names and send them a pm (private message).  No one else can view those messages.


The white ribbon campaign.  

"The WRC is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women. It relies on volunteer support and financial contributions from individuals and organizations. " 

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