Monthly Archives: January 2016



Sexual Abuse and Healing – It Happens to Boys: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

A PR person cold-called me a few months ago, offering to help me get grants to continue the work we do, and asked me to describe what it was. I proceeded to tell him the scope of our program – offering free groups for men who were sexually abused as children. He paused, and I… Learn more »

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A Humbling Journey – Supporting Men Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Each January I have the good fortune and great honor to celebrate the anniversary of two organizations that I had a hand in founding (coincidentally, both on the exact same day, January 8, nineteen years apart). In 1988, I co-founded and became the first Executive Director of My Friend’s Place, in Hollywood, California, an organization… Learn more »

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1in6 Interviewed for Radio Program “Survivors Voices”

January 20th, 2016 1in6 Executive Director and Founder Steve LePore interviewed by host Matthew Jee for Soundart Radio’s program “Survivors Voices.” Listen below or on the Survivors Voices page. Ep 21 Steve LePore from explains the services offered and shares his wisdom. by Survivors_Voices on Mixcloud

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46 Years in the Making: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

On Monday November 2, 2015 I completed my book Healing the Man Within. A friend of mine asked me how long it took me to write the book. “Forty-six-years,” I told him. “It has been forty-six-years in the making.” The reality is the book took me two intense years of writing and about three years… Learn more »

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After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

The revelation this week about decades of unaddressed sexual abuse and assault at a New England school offers some important reminders about the power of community. The voices of more than 40 men and women—all former students at St. George’s School, a prestigious boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island—were represented at a press conference this… Learn more »

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