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Degrees of Child Abuse?: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

More and more often it seems we are reading news about adult females “having sex” with teenage boys. It is good to finally see some press on this common form of abuse and also the fact it is being reported, but we do have a long way to go. There is a very disturbing aspect of these stories that always ends up in the comments and public discussion and it goes like this: “He’s a boy and he scored with a woman and now you want to call it rape? He got lucky, what’s the big deal?”

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July/August 2014 Newsletter

  July/August 2014 Dear Friends, Technology!  Since our launch in 2007 1in6 has embraced the use of technology to create awareness and engage male survivors and those that care about male survivors, and today I have some good news to share about our technology plans for the near and long term. We are tracking to have close to 750,000… Learn more »

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Reusing Pain: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I hate it that I was sexually assaulted and physically beaten as a child. So many times I’ve wished it hadn’t happened. But it did happen. Despite the fact that I’ve been on the healing path for years, I continue to learn about myself and how my painful childhood has carried into my adult years. One significant fact has emerged… Learn more »

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1in6 Workshop and Resource Table at the 2014 National Sexual Assault Conference

Stop by our resource table and attend our workshop at the 2014 National Sexual Assault Conference. Learn more about our services for the 1 in 6 men who have had unwanted sexual experiences in childhood and how you can increase your capacity to help men and their loved ones. From thoughtful discussions about the unique challenges facing male survivors to effective “Awareness & Engagement” strategy, we look forward to supporting your work.

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Hope Wins! An Ancient Lesson About Overcoming Fear: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I was reminded recently of an important lesson about trauma recovery. The teacher was the son of a friend, a young man who spoke at his bar mitzvah about the competing motivations of fear and hope. The example he gave was based on a story from the Bible. I’ve never been a reader of the Bible and my appreciation of… Learn more »

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