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1in6 Thursday: A Growing Community of Musician-Advocates

With 1BlueString, our hope is to provide an opportunity for individuals to be creative and find their own unique voice in the important, challenging and rewarding mission to build a network of support for male survivors and their loved ones.
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Last chance to have your donation doubled. Help us get there.

June 30, 2014 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Today, June 30 marks a crossroads for the Joyful Heart Foundation—a time of reflecting on all that we have accomplished this year together and of navigating the road that lies ahead of us. The destination? The end of violence and abuse.
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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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Number of States Seeking to End the Rape Kit Backlog Continues to Grows

Over the past several weeks, the colors of the map, which demonstrates everything we currently know about the rape kit backlog nationwide, have been changing.
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Share the JOY this Mother's Day

With Mother's Day quickly approaching, I have been thinking about how I want to honor, bring joy and express gratitude to my mom and other special women in my life.

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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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Help Win a Webby!, Joyful Heart's website devoted to shining a light on and ending this injustice, has been nominated for a Webby Award for Best Activism website, one of the most prestigious honors a website can achieve.
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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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Inside the NO MORE PSA Campaign: An Interview with Maile Zambuto and Rachel Howald

A year ago, NO MORE launched a national campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault. I had the chance to sit down with Joyful Heart’s CEO, Maile Zambuto, and the Creative Director of the NO MORE PSAs, Rachel Howald to get the behind the scenes look at the campaign.
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Guest Post: Grapes

It was middle school. I was playing a game in my head, scrambling letters of words to make other words. I thought of “grape” and all the words I could make using it: ape, pea, are, rap, peg. “What about rape?” I thought to myself. "Is that a word?" I asked my friend’s mom, my ride home that day, and her face immediately turned red. She said to never use it again. It was a “bad word.”
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