About 1in6

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. 1in6′s mission also includes serving family members, friends, and partners by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

If I Told You…

…There is help for you today and hope for a better life and future.

Hope Wins! An Ancient Lesson About Overcoming Fear

Supporting those we love steadily, patiently, and nurture hope over fear.

Yes, Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

Once a vibrant young boy, full of life and joy, abuse left him feeling worthless. But helping others gave him back his life.

Resources to Address Sexual Victimization of Males on a College Campus

Addressing the myths around male sexual victimization.

Many Thanks

A thank you from the Creative Projects Manager at 1in6.

Why I’ve Started Keeping Running Shoes by the Door

Landry Ayers on the mental commitment it takes to get off the couch.

1BlueString And The Power Of Partnerships

Bobby Dennis on the power of music for male sexual abuse survivors.

Would More Men Use Social Services if We Actually Tailored Services to Their Needs?

Most services focus on the needs of female survivors, so is it any wonder that male survivors seldom seek help?


Childhood abuse and the concept of triggers.

What About Prevention?

Intervention or prevention—it’s complicated.

Our Voices Are Poetry

Landon Ayres watches his undergraduate students reveal themselves in some of the most powerful ways.

My Take on Forgiveness 

Being able to move past our abuse is what we all want.

Start by Believing

What harm is the expectation that men aren’t vulnerable doing?

The Many Faces of Resilience 

A remarkable human instinct that enables boys to move past trauma and abuse.


Billboards in Times Square raise awareness about male survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Do No Harm – Even When it Seems Pretty Appealing

How can we offer care to help those who have committed abuse?