Childhood abuse and the concept of triggers.
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.
Landon Ayres watches his undergraduate students reveal themselves in some of the most powerful ways.
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.”
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.
Healing from sexual abuse is very much like healing from any kind of trauma or abuse; it happens one day at a time.
Steve LePore, founder of 1in6, reflects on how his organization has impacted men and their wellbeing.
Remembering that you are not alone, Steve LePore discusses sexual abuse and the sense of shame still stigmatizing this tragedy.