Ciaran shares his experience of being sexually assaulted by another man and why he is speaking out about it.
Currently, the government classes sexual violence against men and boys under the category of ‘violence against women and girls’. It means that there isn’t a dedicated government strategy to tackle sexual violence against men and boys.
Ciaran said “me being a guy, me being gay’, because there is a lack of conversation surrounding the topic [of sexual violence against men], he ‘didn’t think [he] could experience something like that.”
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