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Here is a short bibliography of books and some articles relating to the subject of sexual assault. Hopefully, they will be of use to you.

Anderson, Craig L. "Males as Sexual Assault Victims: Multiple Levels of Trauma." Journal of Homosexuality Volume 7, Numbers 2/3, Winter/Spring, 1981-82

Brownmiller, Susan. Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape. New York: Bantam Books, 1975.

Burgess, Ann Wolbert and Holstrom, Lynda Lytle. Rape: Crisis and Recovery. Bowie, Maryland: Robert J. Brody, Co., 1979.

Burgess, Ann Wolbert and Holstrom, Lynda Lytle. The Victim of Rape. New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1983.

Davis, Linda J. and Brody, Elaine M. Rape and Older Women. Department of Health, Education and Welfare #78-734, 1979.

Davis, Laura. The Courage to Heal: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. New York: Harper Perennial, 1990.

Grossman, Rochel. Surviving Sexual Assault. New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc., 1982.

Groth, Nicholas and Birnabaum, Jean. Men Who Rape. New York: Plenum Press, 1979.

Koss, Mary. The Rape Victim. Sage Publications, 1991.

Russell, Diana E.H. Sexual Exploitation: Rape, Child Sexual Abuse and Workplace Harrassment. Beverly Hills, California, 1984.

Scarce, Michael. Male on Male Rape: The Hidden Toll of Stigma and Shame. New York: Plenum, 1997

Sonkin, Daniel Jay. Wounded Boys Heroic Men: A Man's Guide to Recovering from Child Abuse. Holbrook (MA): Adams Media, 1998.

Wilson, R. Reid. Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks. New York: Harper Perennial, 1987.

Some of the videos below include graphic depictions of violence. View them with that in mind.

Killing Us Softly 3, Jean Kilbourne in this video examines and critiques how the image of women in advertising has changed in the last 20 years. Media Education Foundation.

Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity, geared towards college and high school students, this video examines the link between popular culture and masculinities. Media Education Foundation

La Confianza Perdida, this Spanish language (English close captioned) video examines the particular issues which affect Latina women. Intermedia

Male Rape, this video is a documentary with reenactments of several male survivors of rape from a counseling support group named Survivors in London. Kinetic Video

American History X, this movie has a scenario which includes male rape as a penalty for violating social structures enforced by racism.

Player's Club, follows the struggles of a single mother in her workplace and the sexual violence that happens around her.

The Accused, follows the legal process for a woman raped by multiple assailants in a tavern and illustrates the social and legal challenges many survivors face.

FedStats, the gateway to statistics from 100s of U.S. federal agencies http://www.fedstats.gov/

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, information and rape crisis contact information for centers in the State of Illinois, www.icasa.org

Men Can Stop Rape http://www.mencanstoprape.org/index.htm

Stop the Assaults, working to end the rape of Black women and girlshttp://www.stoptheassaults.com/


*Rape Victim Advocates serves on the Joint Management Team of The Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline, a program of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago-Loop Women's Services, along with the YWCA of Chicago-Harris Women's Services, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago's Quetzal Center, Pillars Community Services' Midway Sexual Assault Victim Services, and Mujeres Latinas en Accion."

** This is a national hotline available 24/7 that will connect a caller to the nearest rape crisis hotline or rape crisis center all over the US.