Monthly Archives: March 2016



20 Things You Should Never Say To A Male Sexual Assault Survivor

Huffington Post March 4, 2016 By Alanna Vagianos “What kind of a man would let that happen to him?” “Why didn’t he fight back?” “That doesn’t happen to guys.” A new PSA called “No More” highlights a few of the reactions male survivors of sexual assault receive when they come forward with their stories, all of… Learn more »

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Mariska Hargitay, Courteney Cox and More Star in PSA About Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Mic News March 3, 2016 By Anna Swartz Law and Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay has a powerful message to male survivors of sexual abuse: You are not alone. A new PSA from Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation uses a team of famous faces to amplify the message that men can be survivors of sexual assault too… Learn more »

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Mariska Hargitay directs powerful new PSA supporting male sexual abuse survivors

Today Show March 3, 2016 By Sarah Epstein Mariska Hargitay is taking a page from her “Law and Order: SVU” character, Olivia Benson, and fighting to raise awareness about male survivors of sexual abuse. Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation, in partnership with 1in6 and Viacom, has expanded upon its “NO MORE Excuses” campaign, and launched a… Learn more »

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March/April 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends, One of the three pillars of our work at 1in6 is to raise awareness around the issue of childhood sexual abuse of men. This month, we are in the middle of what may be our most extensive awareness opportunity ever. Thanks in great measure to our partnerships with the Joyful Heart Foundation, the… Learn more »

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Joyful Heart and 1in6 Blog: It’s Not “Just A Women’s Issue.” Men Are Survivors Too.

Joyful Heart and 1in6 are proud to share a new series in Joyful Heart’s groundbreaking, celebrity-driven NO MORE PSA campaign to address the myths and excuses surrounding males who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, and to invite male survivors to seek help at The PSAs were created in partnership with Viacom, directed by Joyful… Learn more »

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