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Viacom, Joyful Heart Foundation and Mariska Hargitay Team Up To Produce ‘NO MORE’ PSAs

Viacom and its Velocity division had the privilege to work on a series of public service announcements addressing domestic violence and sexual assault. The mission of the PSAs is to dispel the stigma and disrupt the silence around these issues that are so critical and relevant for our audiences.
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Social Recap: #NOMOREexcuses #SVU Marathon on USA

Check out some of the tweets from yesterday's marathon—from Mariska to Meloni, to our partners, to the many people who shared why they say NO MORE!
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The 2014 10th Anniversary Joyful Revolution Gala: ARE WE THERE YET?

Thursday, 29 May 2014
New York, NY
On May 29, 2014, we were joined by our community of supporters at the Joyful Revolution gala, a celebration of our 10th anniversary—what you’ve made possible along our journey, what is to come, what the end of violence and abuse looks like.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 4

Let’s consider the story of one Christian survivor, Mary, who filed for divorce because her husband was abusing her emotionally, physically, psychologically and spiritually. The response of her pastor is shocking.
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1in6 Thursday: On Our Way

I decided to go to New York City recently, to join in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Joyful Heart Foundation. I am so glad I did.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 3

Arguably the most frequently quoted verses in the entire Christian Scripture to support male dominance and encourage female subservience, Ephesians 5:21-33 has been misused for centuries.
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1in6 Thursday: Partnerships

As is true with the process of healing from childhood trauma, finding a community of partners has been key to the success of the work of 1in6 since our founding days, over seven years ago. 

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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 2

April 14, 2014 | BY Rev. Al Miles | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The Sanctity of marriage. Divorce as sin. Male headship, forgiveness and more. Today, Rev. Al Miles discusses five of the most frequently cited justifications offered to Christian women as to why they need to stay with an abusive husband.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 1

In this series, Rev. Al Miles will be answering some common, albeit very complex, questions about spiritual abuse: how exactly is it perpetrated? Where did the myth of male entitlement and female subjugation come from? What about the sanctity of marriage? The notion of forgiveness?
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Strong Words

All survivors—women and men, boys and girls—have suffered enough. It's time we spoke openly, intelligently and compassionately about the men who have suffered the trauma of abuse.
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