Monthly Archives: July 2014



Living in the Void: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Void: Lack of matter or a vacuum. Perfect. That is exactly what I wanted. The pain of betrayal was just too great to be able to fake it for very long at a time. It’s not like I was a hermit or anything. Looking back I had some good connections here and there, it’s just… Learn more »

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1in6 Webinar Series: Understanding, Working with and Engaging Men Sexually Abused in Childhood

Join us for our upcoming webinar series “Understanding, Working with and Engaging Men Sexually Abused in Childhood”. August – October 2014 with guest presenters Peter Pollard, MPA and Chris Tickner, PhD, MFT.

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A Growing Community of Musician-Advocates Supporting Men: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

1in6 launched 1BlueString in November of 2012 as a means to raise awareness about the statistic that 1 in 6 men are survivors of an unwanted or abusive sexual experience in childhood. At its core the campaign is simple: with the gesture of donning one blue string a guitarist can symbolize the statistic, express solidarity… Learn more »

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The Bristlecone Project: Newsletter by Dr. David Lisak

It has been a busy summer. The Bristlecone site is now graced with 38 men. We are striving for greater internationalization of the project. Canada and New Zealand are now represented, and more Canadians and New Zealanders, and hopefully Australians will be joining us in the coming months.

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Laura Weiss from The Dartmouth: “Sexual assault summit ends with working groups”

By Laura Weiss, The Dartmouth Staff July 18, 2014 “The Dartmouth Summit on Sexual Assault concluded its open sessions Tuesday, and attendees worked in groups on key issues surrounding sexual assault on Wednesday and Thursday.  Working groups focused on prevention and education, direct service and response, confidentiality and legal issues, investigations and accountability and research… Learn more »

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