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"The formative years of a child are the years in which all sorts of foundations are laid - personality, accent and even sexuality. What is one to a child in those years is a powerful influence in the child's adult life. I had always viewed sexual molestation as something that had to be violent. However, I am now aware that it can also be - and most often is - gentle and persuasive where children are involved. A sexual orientation can be perverted in these years.
"I was abused at about the age of five by my grandfather and then by a young man who was in my family's employ to tend to our yard. Two years later, the same happened with a music teacher. All three men were gentle and persuasive in their methods, and I kept this to myself for almost 20 years."
Yamba says he thinks that many men have experienced the same, even in African cultures "despite contrary belief". He says African cultures have a communal aspect to them where children are encouraged to know their relatives and so spend time living with them where the norm is for the boys to sleep together. "Many gay men will report to having had their initial sexual experience in these types of circumstances - with cousins, uncles, grandfathers, etc."