Survivors Speaking Out
Every day more survivors are finding the strength and courage to speak up about their experiences and struggles. Have you seen or heard a story that's not listed here? Let us know by sending us an email.
Todd Holt and Theo Fleury"Theo and I speak to men all over and we tell them: YOU, like us, are not alone; the effects are far-reaching & sometimes feel never ending, but there IS a place & time for healing. It is NOW. I stand here today, a Victor over sexual abuse & I along with Theo, offer you our voice.
This sentence today is nothing short of a national travesty because we know that childhood sexual abuse has reached epidemic proportions in our country. Graham James once again perpetrated his crime and spread his sickness right through the courts of Canada. He conned the judge with his "poor me" and "I regret" statements. His lawyer defended the indefensible, and he's been rewarded for doing so and Graham James is laughing all the way back to the life he's always led knowing that justice for him is but a blip on the radar..."
Mike LewCorin Linch is a real cowboy living in a remote part of Western Australia. He is also a survivor and "bush poet". I met him when he attended a workshop in Perth a few years ago and he read this poem.
It is worth your time to watch it.
MaleSurvivor Vice President, Chris AndersonMaleSurvivor Vice President, Chris Anderson, speaks with Tiffany Williams-Jallow on Relationships360Blog.com about his story, how MaleSurvivor has helped him heal, and how the effects of abuse impact the lives of both a survivor and his loved ones.
CNN anchor Don Lemon courageously speaks about his experiences
Poetry on video: "secret children"Rick Belden reads a poem called "secret children" from his upcoming book Scapegoat's Cross: Poems about Finding and Reclaiming the Lost Man Within.
Oprah Winfrey Program
In November of 2010, Oprah Winfrey aired two ground breaking episodes of her talk show where over 200 men and their partners came forward to speak up and tell the world that they were abused. MaleSurvivor's own Dr. Howard Fradkin joins Oprah herself and Tyler Perry to give expert insight and advice on the plight of survivors and shatters many of the myths that we have to fight in order to get help.
These powerful shows have been nominated for Emmy Awards and continue to resonate with all who watch them.
Dr. Howard Fradkin
- Episode 16: Dr. Howard Fradkin & Joining Forces
- Research shows 1 in 6 boys sexually abused before turning 18 - NewsNet5.com
- Male survivors of sexual abuse come forward to encourage other men to attend April 25 forum
Dare to Dream Ohio April 2012 - Interview with Howard Fradkin and Simon Weinberg
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Howard Fradkin On the Gayle King Radio Program
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Mic Hunter, Allan Anderson, Grant Watkins on Girl Talk
Howard Fradkin and Kathy Barbarini on TAALK
Board Member Chris Anderson and former MS President Murray Schane interview
Howard Fradkin and Mikele Rauch Interview on WBUR On Point program
- Back on Track
- Boys And Men Healing
- In a Town This Size
Jamie, Survivor of Toronto Canada
My name is Jamie, a 41-year old man living in Toronto, Canada, who has survived childhood sexual abuse. I decided to reach out to other male survivors through the Men Healing podcast. Many of us who have survived sexual abuse often feel isolated and alone in our struggle, and many of us are physically isolated by geography as well. My hope is that any man who has been living with the effects that this childhood trauma brings about, could find some hope, inspiration, help, and encouragement through my podcast. Fortunately, today's technology will allow this message of hope to reach places where neither resources nor support are available.
Please join me for an amazing, meaningful journey of healing and spread the word that we are here to help and give confidence that healing is absolutely possible.