Three Time Tour De France-winning Cyclist discloses

…Well, he did so last week. Also the general circumstances of Greg LeMond’s disclosure aren’t crystal clear as I post this. I think you’d need to know the background of the actual cycling issues that had gone to the sport’s governing body as these seem to link in with LeMond’s disclosure of sexual abuse as…

Peter Connelly, formerly Baby P, and his killers fully identified

We couldn’t let the day finish without remarking on a watershed child abuse case that started two years ago and whose effects are continuing to ripple throughout the UK. The court order preventing the identification of this child’s killers was lifted by a judge. (We don’t know if this ever applied to other countries). We…

More Boys Calling Childline UK, but delays to therapy if CSA

…That’s the summing up of the views reported by the BBC over the weekend, which followed a press release noting that the most overstretched Child Sexual Abuse therapy services in a year had waiting lists of up to a year. There was also a marked rise in calls from Scottish children. The service is backed…

Invisible Youth Network

The Invisible Youth Network is an organization that is trying to reach the estimated 1.5 homeless children in America, with a focus on those who are runaways and victims of child abuse. Recently, the director of their Department of Child Abuse Services, Wayneho Kam, sent me an email asking if I could try to help…

Couple of Good Resources

So, when I originally starting using Twitter to push out updates on what was going on with the Abuse Survivors Network, I thought I’d probably get a few followers to that account among the members of the network, and maybe have a few tweets about survivor issues, but not necessarily much. As it turns out…

Australian Male Survivor Resource Site Launches

Living Well is an Australian website packed with general advice and information for male survivors of both child sexual abuse and adult attacks as well, concentrating on the Queensland region with plans to expand into Brisbane over the summer. Considering that it’s still under construction, it’s quite well-built already with at least one downloadable guide…