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1in6 Thursday: An Old Photograph Around My Neck

I found an old photograph recently. It’s a flimsy, bent Polaroid print of myself as a child.
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1in6 Thursday: The Forest For The Trees: Bristlecone Reflections

I don’t normally associate hotels with great works of art. Yet there I was, standing quietly, intently staring at a tree in the makeshift gallery on the mezzanine of the Washington DC Hilton.
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If I Told...

For the past ten years I have spoken openly and publically about my emotional, physical, spiritual, and sexual abuse, something I only did in the past in the way of justifying my behavior. I would tell my wife and friends, “If what happened to me happened to me happened to you, you’d be drinking or acting this way also.”
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1in6 Thursday: Hope Wins

I was reminded recently of an important lesson about trauma recovery. The teacher was the son of a friend, a young man who spoke at his bar mitzvah about the competing motivations of fear and hope.
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Yes, Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

June 8, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Too often, when we talk about abuse we talk about how hopeless we feel. I will ask the question that was posed to me, “Who’s telling you that story?”
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1in6 Thursday: Resources to Address Sexual Victimization of Males on a College Campus

June 1, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
I work on a college campus full of faculty and professional staff, most of whom actively want to do good for our survivors of sexual violence on campus. However, we live in a society that perpetuates ideas about who can and cannot be affected by interpersonal violence (IPV).
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1in6 Thursday: Many Thanks

May 26, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
As the Creative Projects Manager at 1in6, I wear a lot of hats. I manage our 1BlueString and Bristlecone Project awareness campaigns, maintain our social media, and coordinate special projects. A couple of years ago, I also took over the task of reading and responding to the feedback sent through the feedback forms located at the bottom of each 1in6 webpage.
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1in6 Thursday: Why I’ve Started Keeping Running Shoes By the Door

May 18, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
I am a marathoner. It takes more than just training. It takes commitment, mental preparation, and a well-arranged screen-to-couch set up. I could watch the same television show for hours on end. Marathons are a piece of cake. Usually they involve eating cake.
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From 1in6: 1BlueString and The Power of Partnerships

May 16, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
My job title is always changing to keep up with our growth in knowledge around male engagement. The job itself and the challenges remain consistent: engage men around conversations about sexual violence.
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From 1in6: Tailoring Services for Men

May 6, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Understanding ways to support, as best as possible, different subgroups of men can help create more interesting and meaningful services.
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