Battling the Storm Within

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Man Behind the Mask: An Advocate’s Perspective on Suicide

man behind the mask

After experiencing rape in the military, Brian Lewis struggled with suicide. Don’t let the mask fool you.

People say they follow me on Facebook. People “know” the supposedly successful military sexual trauma advocate I have become. People come up to me thanking me for making a stand about the bad treatment survivors receive from the Department of Defense and the Veterans Health Administration. People see that I worked with other survivors to found Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma to bring light to the knowledge that a majority of service members being raped in the military are men. People know that I have “overcome” the trauma to become a second year student at Hamline University School of Law.


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