One way to help survivors heal? Stop quantifying abuse.
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.
On the progress we’ve made serving male survivors and debunking the myths of childhood sexual abuse.
It can be difficult to maintain safe boundaries while on the path of healing. Here are a few insights from Peter Pollard of 1in6.org.
At a seminar titled “When Someone You Love Was Abused,” Cecil Murphey discovers profound answers to brave questions.
To all the service providers and volunteers in the movement to end childhood sexual abuse and improve resources for the 19 million (and more) men dealing with it’s effects: keep teaching, keep talking, those closest to you are listening.
Cecil Murphey offers some powerful insights into how women cope with the ways in which the men they love cope.
Like so many men who experienced sexual abuse as boys, John was deeply confused by the experience. Here’s a metaphor for how he faced the sense of betrayal, boundary confusion and distrust.
Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…
Steve LePore, Director of 1in6.org, invites all to celebrate the milestone moment that will happen on April 27 before and after each episode of Law & Order: SVU.
You can give generously without spending a penny. Go ahead. Make someone’s day.
Take a break and listen to trombonist Christopher Bill’s cover of Pharrell’s “Happy.” Wherever you are, we promise you’ll be dancing.
Tamara Star suggests 5 sizzlingly romantic summer dates without the heavy burden of a credit card.
How do we foster a place where we fit? Safe spaces for men of color are urgently needed and Billy Flood wants to know how we’ll get there.
Playing a gay character is little threat to an actor’s career anymore. With this change comes plenty of actors who are willing to take the roles and ready to talk about how they approach them.
The answer boils down to pretty much one of three things: you’re difficult, your spouse is difficult or the lawyers are difficult.
Dating isn’t easy. Sami Jankins provides pointers daters may want to keep in mind.
There are a lot of things that are still pretty backwards in the South. Glenn Garner shows us the difficulty of not only being a gay man in the South, but one who may be interested in races other than his own.
Until I neared my 40th birthday, I never realized what not having healthy masculine role models was costing me and the women I loved.
This comment is by Alastair on the post “5 Reasons Why I Don’t Say the Words ‘Man Up’”
Visit the site, sign up and kick-off your football season the right way! Alex Yarde has the details!
If you’re sitting around waiting for your partner to change, you’re giving away your power.
Shared inside jokes? Identical hobbies? Love of the same breakfast cereal? The lady of your life may happen to be your best friend, too.
Erin Kelly looks at a series of ads intended to help people learn to be more comfortable interacting with folks with disabilities, and to help nurture empathy.