As Victims, Men Struggle for Rape Awareness
New York Times reporter Roni Caryn Rabin talks with Keith Smith, Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor about Male Rape. Click here to read the New York Times article. A version of this article appeared in print on January 24, 2012, on page D 1 of the New York edition with the headline: Men Struggle for Rape Awareness.
Keith Smith, the author of Men in My Town, is a Survivor of a Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault and a Keynote Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
The story of Keith’s assault and his transition from sexual assault victim to survivor has been featured in newspapers and magazines and his program, “5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Kids Safe” has been discussed on radio and television.
Keith has lobbied government officials to prevent cutbacks to sex abuse prevention and counseling programs and he’s testified before the New Jersey State Senate Judiciary Committee seeking to eliminate the statute of limitation in civil actions relating to sex crimes committed against children.
Keith’s story has been covered by the New York Times. He participated in Oprah Winfrey’s award-winning show, 200 Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, was featured on Perspective : New Jersey with ABC Investigative Reporter Nora Muchanic and appeared on Anderson Cooper’s Special, State of Shame: The Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal.
More information is available at www.MenInMyTown.wordpress.com
Information about his novel, Men in My Town can be found at www.tinyurl.com/MenInMyTown
Keith’s Men in My Town LinkedIn Profile can be viewed at www.LinkedIn.com/in/MenInMyTown
Email Keith Smith at MenInMyTown@aol.com
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