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Featured Documentaries

Boys and Men Healing
by Kathy Barbini & Simon Weinberg
A Big Voice Pictures Production, 2010

Boys and Men Healing premiered at the MaleSurvivor 12th International Conference in New York City on March 19, 2010. It was our privilege to also welcome to the conference the three courageous men who were featured in the film, Mark Crawford and David Lisak, both of whom are members of MaleSurvivor, as well as Tony Rogers and film producer Kathy Barbini.

Boys and Men Healing is an excellent education and training resource that is now being distributed throughout the United States, as well as worldwide.


Back on Track - Men talking about Childhood Sexual Assault

Back on Track Men talking about Childhood Sexual Assault
by SECASA (South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault)

Back on Track is a unique uplifting short film about the healing journeys of men who have experienced childhood sexual assault. To view a trailer of this documentary, please click on the above graphic.

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Articles by Professionals

The purpose of these articles is to disseminate information to male survivors of sexual abuse, those close to them, and professionals working to aid in their recovery. We have only a limited peer review process, and do not check contributors' credentials or review the quality of their research. We do make every effort to ensure that the content of published articles is consistent with professional and ethical treatment practice.

Professionals are invited to submit articles for publication. We reserve the right to edit for length, content, clarity, and consistency with MaleSurvivor's philosophy.

Empowering Male Survivors who Struggle with Addictions by Howard Fradkin, PhD, LICD-CS and Mikele Rauch, LMFT (PDF Click Here)

Family feud in Poly Prep sex abuse case by Richard Gartner, PhD

Working with Men and Boy Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Forced Displacement Need to Know Guidance by Dr. Chris Dolan, Director of the Refugee Law Project, School of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

Men and Eating Disorders by Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW

Care and Support of Male Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Alastair Hilton

Keynote Address, 19th Annual NAPN Conference Ken Singer, LCSW

Male Sexual Abuse Victims of Female Perpetrators by Kali Munro, M.Ed.

Male to Male Child Sexual Abuse in the Context of Homophobia by Kali Munro, M.Ed.

The Treatment Needs of Sexually Abused Men by Kali Munro, M.Ed.

The Long-Term Impact of Early Sexual Trauma by Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, PhD

The Psychological Imapct of Sexual Abuse: Content Analysis of Interviews with Male Survivors by David Lisak 2MB

Cinematic Depictions of Boyhood Sexual Victimization by Richard B. Gartner, Ph.D.

Applying Being In Movement with Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Paul Linden, Ph.D

Telling The Secret: Channels of Communication For The Recovering Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse - A Literature Review by D.W. Moore

Rape Trauma Syndrome The Safer Society Press

Recovered Memories of Sexual Abuse: Scientific Research & Scholarly Resources by Jim Hopper, PhD

The Validity of Recovered Memory: Decision of a United States District Court 

Sexual Abuse of Males: Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and Resources by Jim Hopper, PhD 

Child Abuse: Statistics, Research, and Resources by Jim Hopper, PhD 

Characteristics Observed in Male Sexual Abuse Victims by Ken Singer, LCSW

Recovery for the Male Sexual Abuse Survivor: Critical Steps in the Healing Process by Peter Dimock, LICSW

Differences Between Adult Male & Female Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Peter Dimock, LICSW

The Politics of Abuse by Jim Struve, LCSW

Socialization And Its Impact On Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Jim Struve, LCSW

Group Work With Adult Male Sexual Abuse Survivors by Peter Dimock, LICSW

Touch...Massage...Missing Elements by Deborah P. Hoey, M.A., C.M.P.

Ritual of Reconciliation: An Alternative To Litigation by Mic Hunter, Psy.D., LP, LMFT

Breaking The Cycle of Self-Defeating Behaviors by Ken Singer, LCSW

Head, Heart & Hands by James Smith, MS

Sexually Victimized Boys Virginia Child Protection Newsletter

Finding the Child Within Through Helping the Child Without By Philip Tedeschi, M.S.S.W., LCSW

What You Should Know About Child Sexual Abuse The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry