God, when you put it like that, it all just sounds so horrendous - imagine, everyone cheering you on while you're dying inside. I just can't imagine anything like that.
Sorry, I'll have to retract - I can't find the website that claimed the victims of female abuse were overwhelmingly male. However, I did read this yesterday and I thought it dealt with the issue really well (drawing on popular culture to illustrate some of the points). I think I found it on this site so you're probably already familiar with it!http://www.malesurvivor.org/Reversal_of_Fortune.pdf