Giving Male Survivors a Voice
Researchers estimate that one in six men have been sexually assaulted or abused before age 18. So we were gratified to read this weekend’s Washington Post Outlook section, which exposes the persistent double standard for adult male survivors of teen sexual abuse by a female. These survivors are often mocked, doubted, ignored, or even congratulated. After all, doesn’t every teenage boy dream of being seduced by an older woman? That’s the myth.