Monthly Archives: February 2014



“In memory of our dear, dear friend, Heidi”, from the Founder and Executive Director of 1in6.

  “In memory of our dear, dear friend, Heidi”, from the Founder and Executive Director of 1in6.  Dear friends,   Today I hope that you will indulge me and allow me to speak from my heart on a very personal subject, the passing of our dear, dear friend Heidi Sommer.     I’ve known Heidi for 24 years, having met… Learn more »

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Do No Harm – Even When It Seems Pretty Appealing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

After nearly 25 years working as a sexual and domestic violence prevention and intervention advocate, one question eats away at me, day and night. How do we use the lessons of trauma-informed care to help the people who commit those violent acts –often men who themselves were physically, sexually, and/or emotionally abused or neglected–stop, be accountable, and… Learn more »

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Masters of Our Universe: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Do you ever feel like people treat you in ways you don’t deserve? Maybe they act dismissive about what you have to say or tell you shouldn’t feel a certain way? Have you done work that you are proud of and either nobody seems to notice, or your boss ends up getting the credit for it? I… Learn more »

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Webinar Discussion on Sex Trafficking and CSA: Remembering Boys and Men — Part II

Join us for our second Virtual Community Dialogue on the interconnection of sex trafficking with child sexual abuse. Thursday, February 27, 2014 10:30 AM PST

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“Sexual Violence – It Really Is A Men’s Issue” by Peter Pollard and David Lisak, Ph.D. featured on The Good Men Project

Most conversations about sexual violence relegate men to one of two roles: Bystander: with the potential either to ignore or to disrupt a witnessed sexual violation or Perpetrator: the one who commits the violation A new White House Task Force, formed to confront historically-inadequate responses to sexual assault on college campuses, could help educate the nation about a third role men… Learn more »

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