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Paths to Healing Keynote Speech

At this year’s Paths to Healing conference on male survivors of child sex assault I was the keynote speaker. This is the text of the speech I delivered today. Good morning. I’d like to start by thanking Chris Taylor, who … Continue reading

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On Suicide

  Trigger warning for suicide/suicidal ideation. When I was living in my dorm in college one of the men at the other end of the long hall on our floor killed himself. In retrospect it was not a sudden thing. … Continue reading

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Bolton Refuge House Fall Gala Speech

I was invited by Bolton Refuge House to be their keynote speaker at their annual Fall Gala. Bolton is the oldest domestic violence shelter in the state and is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. They also provide services for sexual … Continue reading

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Survivor Story

Trigger Warning: Parts of this blog post may be triggering. Please take care of yourself and seek out help if you can. A couple months ago I was invited to do a presentation at Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s “Sexual … Continue reading

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Path to the Future

On Thursday a conference was held in Madison called Paths to Healing: Conference on Child Sex Abuse Survival. It focused on male survivors of childhood sex abuse as an underserved population. It came about after I received an e-mail from … Continue reading

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The Victim is Never to Blame

I keep getting triggered by events that are beyond my control or my comprehension.  When you are a survivor of childhood sex abuse and you see that it keeps happening and that the society which has criminalized it doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Invisible Boy

In 2010 I wrote Invisible Boy, a play about surviving childhood sex abuse.  It was produced at Broom Street Theater in Madison, Wisconsin, where it ran for 18 performances over six weekends.  In 2011 it was produced at the North East … Continue reading

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