In the Viper Pit: Male Rape and Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

This blog post explores some of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual effects of sexual assault on male survivors of Military Sexual Trauma (MST).  Although the percentage of female survivors of MST is greater than the percentage of male survivors, the number of men who have sustained this trauma far exceeds the number of female survivors, since the veteran … Continue reading In the Viper Pit: Male Rape and Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

Rising Steelers Star William Gay, On Intimate Partner Violence

Here we go: Pittsburgh's Going to the Superbowl. Thanks to William Gay.   His touchdown in the last game cinched a tense, drawn-out conflict.  The cornerback also tops the list of Rising Sports Stars to watch in February, 2011. When Mr. Gay  was eight years old, his stepfather murdered his mother.  Although his grief and … Continue reading Rising Steelers Star William Gay, On Intimate Partner Violence

The rapists at college

The commonplace that men who rape women are misogynists bears repeating. A recent study by psychologist David Lisak shows that college rapists are overwhelmingly repeat offenders (9 out of 10) who deliberately seek out vulnerable women, especially women who have been drinking.