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.

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.

Doing It Alone

Trying to recover from your trauma alone is a long slow road. But opening up to others can be a huge step towards healing.

Victim/Survivor vs. Survivor/Thriver

Are you retreating from life or living it?

Becoming A Village

There’s power in numbers.

Hope for the Holidays

I’m not sure of the source or when I first leaned the phrase, but this holiday season I find myself most grateful for the understanding that “healing is a process, not an event.”

Hug the Rapist

How important is it that we forgive those who harmed us?

Is It Worth the Fight?

Life can sometimes seem like a long road we no longer feel like walking. Randy Boyd tells us why to keep going.

We’re All in This Together: Challenging Masculine Norms Against Vulnerability

What can standing together can accomplish? More than you can image.

Shame: It’s A Dead-End Street

Finding the right tool to motivate change.

How to Be Kind to Yourself

Sometimes the person you need to forgive the most is yourself.

The Ill-Fitting Pieces Of Our Lives – 6 Lessons We Can Learn From “The Puzzlers”

“If we only knew how uniquely beautiful the finished puzzles of our lives will look, maybe we’d worry less about the pieces that, in the moment, don’t seem to fit.”

Approval Seeking: Fulfilling the Need Without Desperation

We all seek the approval of others. However, learning to not need it is essential to being happy.