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Introductions

The "Introductions" forum is for newly registered users, family, and friends of survivors to introduce themselves, if they so choose, to the MaleSurvivor community and to be welcomed by us in return. Please limit your use of the forum to that purpose only. All discussion of survivor topics should take place in a forum applicable to the type of discussion users wish to pursue. All discussions or threads that reach beyond the intended purpose of the forum are subject to edit by site management. Thanks!
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Male Survivors

This forum is for the discussion among male survivors only about recovery issues.
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This forum is primarily for open discussion among Family and Friends of survivors as well as those male survivors who wish to participate in that discussion.
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Military Survivors

The purpose of this forum is to give users of this site who have a connection to service in the armed forces a place to come together to discuss their experiences of abuse, whether suffered during their time in the military or in their childhood. All survivors, including those who have never served, are welcome.
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Gay/Bi/Trans Survivors

Discussions among male survivors about issues specific to being a survivor and gay, bi, or transgender. All survivors regardless of sexual identity are welcome.
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Men Abused/Assaulted as Adults

This forum is a place where male survivors who have been sexually abused or assaulted as adults can come to discuss their experiences and issues and seek support from fellow adult abuse survivors.
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Off Topic

General discussion not related to recovery issues.
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Survivor Stories

This forum is a place where male survivors may tell their story. Individual stories are often raw and graphic, and can be triggering to some. All stories submitted must be approved, but are rarely edited. Survivors are encouraged to share only if they want to, at their own pace and at a level they feel comfortable. Threads are locked in this forum. Each story stands alone without comment - a safe space created by each survivor to share - and to have the last word.
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Poetry

Discussions among male survivors about survivor poetry, interpretation and thoughts.
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Books, Music & Films for Survivors

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U.S. & World News

Articles related to abuse and recovery in the U.S and around the world.
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Classifieds

Events, groups and information for survivors.
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Discussion Board Questions

Post questions/concerns for Discussion Board and Chat Room Administrators about how to use the Discussion Board/Chat or other technical issues/difficulties.
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Sexual Identity Issues

This forum is a place for discussions among male survivors about sexual identity and sexuality.
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Progress

This forum is for male survivors to make posts about areas where they are seeing progress in their recovery. Posts in this forum are locked after they are released by the moderator team so that the survivor's post stands alone as the milestone that it is. If you would like to offer support and encouragement to the poster, please send him a PM (private message). If you would like to discuss your accomplishment, please feel free to post on the DB. This is one case where duplicate postings on the DB are encouraged.
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Survivors of Female Abuse

This forum is a place where male survivors can discuss abuse by females and seek feedback and support from other male survivors. All survivors are welcome to participate.
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Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media

This forum is for male survivors who wish to share experiences specific to sexual exploitation in media. This encompasses victims of exploitation and abuse via photographs, audio, film and video recordings taken with or without consent, and/or the distribution of such with or without consent. All survivors are welcome to participate.
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Humor

This is a place for CLEAN humor to entertain survivors and supporters in this healing place. Anyone can contribute humor to the forum. It does not have to be hilariously funny, rather it is what each contributor finds entertaining. Humor can be interactive, puzzles, punch lines, images or the like. Please refrain from sexual reference & sexual-object related humor, as it can be triggering to our fellow survivors and supporters, and so is not permitted. Make sure the content share, you have the right to use and enjoy! Please note that copyrighted material is subject to removal.
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Documentary: Trans Survivors and Mental Health

Thie forum if for transmasculine survivors to contribute their thoughts for inclusion in the feature-length documentary, What Will I Become?

This forum was created in partnership with Lexie Bean (they/he) and Logan Rozos (he/him), two trans directors of an upcoming feature-length documentary, What Will I Become? The film will examine transness, masculinities, isolation, and cycles of abuse that make trans men and boys uniquely vulnerable to depression and suicidal ideation. We will pose questions and prompts to allow transmasculine+ survivors to offer their expertise in their own experiences, to add nuance to narratives around both trans masculinities and survivorship, and to explore how the internet functions as a creator of community.

Please note that anything shared on this forum may appear in the film, please contact Lexie or Logan at wwibdoc@gmail.com if you change your mind about the inclusion of any of your words or thoughts!

To view the full legal notice and disclosures Click Here

You can also follow our film's journey on Instagram at @whatwillibecome_doc

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Member's books

This forum is for members of the MaleSurvivor community to showcase their published books, to recommend an appropriate book or related item for our list, please contact our Webmaster
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Bookstore

MaleSurvivor has launched this helpful “bookstore” featuring survivor focused books that are available online. To purchase any of the listed books simply click on the book's Cover image and you will be directed to the website to purchase the book. Many male survivors and those around them have utilized key written materials to help them in their healing journeys. To recommend an appropriate book or related item for our list, please contact our Webmaster
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Donations Options

Inside this forum you will see the multiple ways you can support and give to MaleSurvivor via direct donations, memberships, and online shopping partners.
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Health and Wellbeing

Discussion about effective methods of healthy living and wellness for male survivors.
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HIV/AIDS

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Spirituality and Survivors

This forum is for open discussions on the role of spirituality and faith in journeys of healing. Attacks on any community of faith are not appropriate or permitted. All survivors regardless of faith, spiritual beliefs, or even lack thereof are welcome to participate.
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