Hurt twice: Society questions validity of male sex assault, domestic violence victims

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By mlive.com 03/08/2015

"GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The teenage boy, tall for his age and wearing a tie, settled into the witness stand in a downtown courtroom for days straight earlier this winter. Each time, he carefully looked away from the 35-year-old high school tutor who was accused of sexually assaulting him when he was just 15. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2015/03/male_victims.html

'Mattress Performance' Artist Emma Sulkowicz's Newest Work Is A Video Of Violent Sex

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By The Huffington Post 06/07/2015

"Emma Sulkowicz, the former Columbia University student behind the now iconic performance "Carry That Weight," also known as "Mattress Performance," has released her newest artwork, a website titled "Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol" -- this is not a rape -- comprised of a written introduction and a graphic sexual video, which you can view here. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/05/emma-sulkowicz-work_n_7515136.html?utm_hp_ref=arts&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000027

Male Victims of Sexual Violence Struggle for Voice

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By The Cambodia Daily 05/30/2015

"A recent spate of cases of alleged sexual abuse of boys, several involving directors of child welfare NGOs, has drawn renewed attention to the prevalence of such crimes in Cambodia. Yet the male victims of such abuse remain shut out from support services due a perception that only women and girls can be victims of sexual violence, experts said this week. ..."

Read the entire article: https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/male-victims-of-sexual-violence-struggle-for-voice-84634/

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

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By MedLine Plus 05/20/2015

"WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

"Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in children, adolescents and adults, but this study is the first to widen the spectrum of adverse outcomes to include risks for cardiovascular disease at mid-life," said senior study author Louise Arseneault. She is a professor from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_152658.html

Why Men Kill Themselves

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By Pacific Standard 05/22/2015

"Finally, Drummond had everything he’d ever dreamed of. He’d come a long way since he was a little boy, upset at his failure to get into the grammar school. That had been a great disappointment to his mother, and to his father, who was an engineer at a pharmaceutical company. His dad had never showed much interest in him as a child. He didn’t play with him and when he was naughty, he’d put him over the back of a chair and wallop him. That’s just the way men were in those days. Your father was feared and respected. Dads were dads. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/why-men-kill-themselves-in-such-high-numbers

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