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From 1in6: Progress in Pittsburgh!

My experience last week at the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Pittsburgh convinced me there’s been a shift toward a widespread commitment to focus on helping the 1 in 6 men that have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
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1in6 Thursday: Gratitude

August 21, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
This past week, I met with our attorneys for two and a half hours as we are again depending on their expertise and guidance as we embark on another exciting project. I was reminded as I sat across the table from Todd Schneider and Laura McGurty that their deep care and commitment to 1in6 and the men we serve makes our work possible.
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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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