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One of my brothers is a journalist. He has a harrowing article in today's Guardian on male rape. It's a distressing but important article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/jul/17/the-rape-of-men

There's a related audio slideshow where you can hear him talk about the article and the people involved: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2011/jul/15/democratic-congo-male-rape
Sexual violence is one of the most horrific weapons of war, an instrument of terror used against women. Yet huge numbers of men are also victims. In this harrowing report, Will Storr travels to Uganda...
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I read that this morning. You could hear my heart sinking into the pit of my stomach.
 
It's a very hard article to read. Very distressing. It's going to stick with me for a long while. 
 
Thanks for sharing this. Heartbreaking, but a story that needs to be told. Well done to your brother for bringing this into the light.
 
You might be interested to know that The Guardian cut about 1000 words from the original article. The full version is coming out in the next edition of Australian GQ. Probably not something you'd normally buy, I assume.
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