Sexual Abuse Often Taboo For Black Boys
Tell Me More, NPR, July 13, 2009
Several prominent African-American women, such as Oprah Winfrey and Queen Latifah, have disclosed being sexually abused as girls. In contrast, many well-known known African-American males frame their childhood sexual experiences with women as a source of pride — or a rites of passage — instead of abuse. Dr. Carl Bell, a Chicago psychiatrist, journalist Sylvia Coleman, and Talib Darryl, who was abused as a boy, discuss the double standard.
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