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Telling Is Healing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“I never told anybody.” I wonder how many times other men have said that to me. The conversation usually starts when I talk openly about my own sexual assault as a child. “I was too,” is the most timid way other men say it. They have trouble even saying those first words. I try not to push them and “I… Learn more »

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1in6 Joins Panel for ICAN-CSEC Training

Victims of Internet Facilitated Sex Crimes: Advocacy, Protection and Legal Remedies This training is presented by ICAN, CSEC and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, who will define nonconsensual pornography, Internet facilitated sex crimes, including sextortion, revenge pornography and cyberstalking. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Los Angeles Police Department, Deaton Auditorium100 West 1st StreetLos Angeles,… Learn more »

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Recovery on Yellow Brick Road, Part 1: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“It is a long journey, through a country that is sometimes pleasant and sometimes dark and terrible…The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick,” said the [good] witch.  — L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz  In the next few articles, I will take some ideas from my book, (Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to… Learn more »

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1in6 Monthly Webinars: Working with Men Sexually Abused in Childhood

Join us for our 1in6 Webinar entitled, “Working with Men Sexually Abused in Childhood” Wednesday February 12, 2014 10:30 AM Pacific Time. Because social norms for men often inhibit their effective emotional responses to childhood trauma, men often learn to cope other ways — sometimes not so effective ways. These may include addiction to alcohol, drugs,… Learn more »

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The Power of Safe Space: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

When I was 19 years old, my friend John confided in me that he had been sexually abused by his mother’s boyfriend from age 9 to 13. I don’t remember how the conversation started but I know how in sharing his story, John had allowed me into a private area of his life. Even while sharing the details of his experience,… Learn more »

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