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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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1in6 Thursday: The Long Road to Healing

Pope Francis made some significant pronouncements this week about confronting a culture that allowed sexual abuse to run rampant in the Church. I and billions of Catholics and non-Catholics alike will “wait and see” if he actually seizes the opportunity to create a safer world for kids in a meaningful way.
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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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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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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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Celebrity PSAs Address Male Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

April 1, 2014
By
Look to the Stars
The new campaign speaks to the excuses and myths that male survivors of sexual abuse are confronted with.
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‘Law And Order’s Mariska Hargitay Teams Up With Amy Poehler And Other Celebrities To Fight Rape Culture

March 28, 2014
By
Tara Culp-Ressler
The celebrity PSAs (which also feature Hargitay’s Law & Order co-stars) challenge traditional assumptions about victimization, like the ideas that rape victims must have done something to “ask for it,” men are never victims of assault, and it’s easy for women to leave abusive relationships.
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1in6 Thursday: Do No Harm

How do we use the lessons of trauma-informed care to help the people who commit those violent acts—often men who themselves were physically, sexually and/or emotionally abused or neglected—stop, be accountable and live safe, satisfying lives?
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From 1in6: A Word About Language

August 29, 2013 | BY Peter Pollard | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
We’ve thought a lot about language at 1in6. I used to be a newspaper reporter. So I’m always conscious that what words I choose, how I speak, how the words are interpreted or understood can all determine, how the reader or listener takes in the meaning of the information.
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1in6 Thursday: Why Men?

August 22, 2013 | BY Patti Giggans | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
It seems that a paradigm is shifting. The time when sexual and domestic violence issues were seen as women’s issues is beginning to wane. More and more adult men—and less surprisingly—more and more young men, including young males of high school age, are beginning to take on these issues as their own
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