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Sexual Abuse & Trauma

Men, Too, Can Be Victims

A 10-year-old boy named Sean was accosted by older boys while walking home from school near his suburban Orange County home. The older boys forced him into a van, where they coerced him into performing fellatio on them and then penetrated him anally....

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Personal Stories

Telling the Truth: An Insider's Look at Disclosure

There I sat in an HIV support group meeting in Hollywood, mentally patting myself on the back and realizing that, compared to the guy who was sharing his story at the moment, I was pretty together.

It was October 1992. We'd both been diagnosed about...