Writer and survivor Randy Ellison found the strength to heal by finding his faith.
1in6 Intern and Student Activist Savannah Badalich discusses why it’s important to support male survivors on campus.
Chris Anderson knows it’s scary to talk about tough subjects like racism or sexual abuse. But in calling them out, we start disrupting their systems.
David Pittman, like too many survivors of childhood sexual abuse, has to fight against the pressure – internal and external – to keep quiet about what happened to him as a kid.
Sexual violence affects more people than you’d think. Chris Anderson explains, and compels us to take action.
Lee and Carla are a husband and wife couple affected by abuse and domestic violence, but Lee is the victim.
Chris Anderson explains the ways people unfairly dismiss victims of violence and trauma, and offers 3 tips for supporting survivors.
Harris O’Malley looks at the victims of abuse who are often ignored or even made fun of – men – and reminds them that it is not their fault.
Roger Canaff refuses to accept George Will’s attempts to use one anecdote to dismiss the reality of every male or female survivor of sexual violence.
Chris Anderson explains that when the media frames male victims of sexual abuse as “lovers”, the world becomes a less safe place for children.
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.
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.
Can two total strangers embrace each other’s perspective on a sensitive issue in just a few comments to a post? On the internet?
Amy Lawson, a mother of two boys, wonders why people like Bill Maher still think it’s okay to deny the reality of men and boys being raped.
Research explains the degree to which emotional pain does, in fact, hurt us. Dixie Gillaspie explains this everyday abuse.
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.
Popular culture loves calling a situation like this a “midlife crisis.” Maybe it should be called a “midlife awakening”.
He lost his legs, but not his attitude.
Sometimes the hardest part of coming out out is the waiting for, “What now?”. Jack Freedman shares what happened when he told his tough, ex-marine father.
From fighting Lord Voldemort and his evil followers to championing equal human rights for women, girls, men and boys, Emma Watson has joined a critical fight, and not a moment too soon.
Al Deluise shares the one go-to phrase that you can use to fake your way through any sports-intensive conversation.
Angelus Morningstar explains how men can enjoy being promiscuous without having to resort to pick-up tactics and other behaviors that can demean their sexual partners.
It’s a big mistake to just assume that the water coming-out of a tap or hose is suitable for you, your family and friends to drink!
Steve O’Neill on giving yourself a little adventure.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
David Kanegis’s advice on stepping up your game.
Mike Stilley’s open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: It’s time to step down.
A simple reminder of what it is you want, just for you.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.