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.

Triggers

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.

#MenToo

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?

New Celebrity PSAs Address Myth, Societal Attitudes That Confront Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

We’ve all heard the dismissive refrains—things like “that doesn’t happen to guys,” “what kind of guy would let that happen to him,” or “he seems just fine to me.”

A Word About Language

When we’re talking about violence, language can have a huge effect on whether a person hearing about a given situation feels safe or threatened by the description.

Men Need Partners in Healing

They need to believe life will improve.

Standing in the Spotlight: Without Shame

Putting an end to sexual abuse.

It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child: Sexual Abuse and Healing

Healing from sexual abuse is very much like healing from any kind of trauma or abuse; it happens one day at a time.

A Humbling Journey: Supporting Men Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

Steve LePore, founder of 1in6, reflects on how his organization has impacted men and their wellbeing.

46 Years in the Making

Healing the Man Within is complete, published, and released.

After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

Remembering that you are not alone, Steve LePore discusses sexual abuse and the sense of shame still stigmatizing this tragedy.