Turning the pain of others into a joke becomes just another way of looking through and looking past childhood sexual abuse. In this statement, Male Survivor shares its response to the words of comedian David Chappelle.
Facilitator: Karen I203-731-5200 ext [email protected] West StreetDanbury CT 06810www.wcogd.org
Fund-raising is a major endeavor. We have a Facebook Fundraising page. Please donate now: https://www.facebook.com/donate/2501167470001433/ We are beginning to form a network connection between local peer support groups for male survivors. If you want to start one or are looking for one in your area, write [email protected]
Five new men have joined the Board of Directors: Tim Kearns Brian D Satterfield Kenneth Stockton Douglas Tinder Dennis O. Tyson Continuing Board members:Ann BoyerClark BeckleyStuart Lee FriedmanNathan LaChineAllan RobertsAndrew Schmutzer
On Wednesday, August 14th, New York will open a one-year, one-time-only period where victims can file lawsuits against their abusers and the institutions that harbored them, regardless of how long ago the abuse took place, and even if the statute of limitations is long expired. This window of opportunity is short, and may never come again. If you were. . .
MEN’s Sexual Abuse Survivors Group long term support group for men. This group will allow survivors to share their abuse, recovery experiences, and provide support for their recovery process. It will also allow individuals to try new and more adaptive coping skills. This group is targeted to sexual abuse, incest, assault, and rape issues. Contact us for more. . .
MaleSurvivor forged a commitment to men healing from trauma from the very start — not just by creating a place where they could be heard, recognized, validated, and supported, but also by providing a platform for healing online and in person. Our biennial conferences offered opportunities for sharing, learning, educating, and healing. The conferences established. . .
As you’ve certainly noticed by now, we’ve significantly upgraded the MaleSurvivor website, offering new services, new programs — but the biggest change is the way we’re engaging with you. We’ve enhanced our discussion forum and chat room platform. It’s all readily usable on any device: laptops, tablets, Android and IOS smartphones, and, of course, desktop. . .
Note: For simplicity 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. . .