Cecil Murphy with a personal story about denial and facing hard truths.
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.
We’ve got a lot of work to do, so it’s time to stand up, wear denim with a purpose, and work together to end sexual violence.
Peter Pollard, the Training and Outreach Director for 1in6, sends us a hopeful message for the future of male trauma informed awareness initiatives and response systems.
Randy Ellis explains the psychological grooming recalled by many survivors to have been used by their abusers to create a false sense of relationship.
Cecil Murphey speaks to the effects of abuse where one is groomed to believe that self-worth is determined by the praise of others.
There are risks of increasing restrictive residency rules for sex offenders while reducing their access to resources, and monitoring.
Removing the stigma around talking about sexual violence against men is key to the path to recovery and a healthier, safer world.
Penn State brings together a community of experts and survivors to talk about prevention and recovery from sexual abuse.
In our customer service-centric society, it’s easy to forget that we all need to be good customers. Nicole Estrella offers a few words of wisdom for being our best selves.
Matthew Remski believes that we have to let our children be bored, so they can explore safely the endless horizons of time, and if we take their lead, we can also let ourselves be bored, but not with resignation or apathy.
Eduardo Garcia reflects back on his old writing to see the man he was and the man he has become.
It’s okay to talk about Nelson Mandela’s politics, because you can’t really understand his life and times without discussing them.
A new study shows she isn’t the only one who needs to plan ahead, for the sake of future kids, men’s health matters too.
Love and happiness are a choice. Jackson Bliss explores 10 more ways to have more of both
James Fell went an entire day only saying the word “Hodor” and amazingly, his wife didn’t move out and his kids still love him.
For Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, waiting isn’t an option. It’s a way of life.
Think about who you are. You had to get here somehow. What were the books that sent you along the way?
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
This comment is from James on the post “Are We Raising Emotionally Literate Boys?”
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.