“It’s like the first time you jump out of a plane, the first time you load a gun and shoot it, the first time you’re promoted. There’s all of this anxiousness and fear, so the effort it takes to come forward is herculean.”
“I’m thrilled to partner with 1in6 for a very special evening dedicated to helping advance their reach, serve even more of the millions of male survivors who have had unwanted experiences, and engage in dialogue about this important issue in the wider community.”
As 2018 draws to a close, we’ve been reflecting on the many friends and allies we have made in the past 11 years, and want to invite you to consider joining that growing group.
“A lot of people colloquially just see this sort of thing as something that happens to women,” Seth Stewart, director of development and communications at 1in6, a group that offers resources for male-identified survivors of unwanted sexual experiences, told Vox.
One organization that caters to male-identified survivors, called 1in6, told CNN on Friday that it had seen “about a 20% increase” over the prior week across several platforms — web traffic was up, as was its 24/7 support line and its social media channels.