Resources

Phil Saviano (1952-2021)

WE DON’T ALWAYS GET TO CHOOSE OUR BATTLES. Phil Saviano, a survivor of institutional child abuse at the hands of a priest, did not ask for the fight he devoted his life to. Phil passed away on November 28, 2021 after a long illness. While we mourn his passing, we celebrate the powerful legacy he. . .

Webinar: Sharing Our Stories – The Positive Impact of Disclosure

Five male survivors of sexual abuse will share their personal journey with disclosure in the next MaleSurvivor Webinar. This event is live and free to the public. Each story will be a five minute segment. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 8:30 pm EDT. The telling promises to be compelling. . .

Special Statement for our Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

We at MaleSurvivor are compelled to reach out to those who have served in the US military as well as those who are currently serving and defending our interests throughout the world. In recent years, months and especially the past few days, the value of your service and sacrifice has been questioned by the Commander-in-Chief. . .

Coronavirus: Helping Male Survivors Cope

The Coronavirus presents male survivors with unique challenges – from physical health to emotional wellness.  In this blog, I’d like to offer support for you and your loved ones, and remind you to get re-acquainted with MaleSurvivor’s discussion forum and online chat – both are free resources to access from the comfort of home.  The increasingly rapid spread of. . .

#MeToo for Men

A Hidden Right of Men Worldwide While the public focus on male sexual abuse has been mostly allocated to religious institutions, especially the Catholic Church, schools, the Boy Scouts of America, and athletic organizations, the true incidence of the sexual abuse of boys and men remains obscure and frequently circumvented at a time when the. . .

A Consumer Guide To Therapists

Note: For simplicity’s sake, all references to gender will be he or him but it is acknowledged that many therapists who work with male survivors are female, and are likely to be as competent (or incompetent) as male therapists. Looking for a good therapist? Interested in changing your present therapist? It’s not a simple thing. . .

UM protest leader chained himself to tree

Vaughn created a makeshift camp near the home of the university’s president’s house with plans to remove it this weekend, per an agreement with the city of Ann Arbor. However, the University of Michigan removed the “Hail to the Victims” camp, a play on Michigan’s “Hail to the Victors,” on Monday. So, Vaughn returned Saturday, his. . .

News – June 2020

WEBINAR… Men Too: Unspoken Truths About Male Sexual Abuse Featured panelist Dr. Kelli Palfy will share insights from her new book, Men Too: Unspoken Truths About Male Sexual Abuse – in a live Webinar of Recovery for the MaleSurvivor community on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7-8 PM Eastern Time. Dr. Palfy will respond to questions from attendees. Joining. . .