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    “Normalizing the Conversation” Presentation at Scott Air Force Base

    October 29, 2018, 10:00 am

    Scott Air Force Base

    Illinois

    1in6 Founder and Executive Director and 1in6 Board Vice President Anthony Edwards will be conducting two presentations on September 29, 2018 at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

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    Special Performance of Martin Moran’s Play “The Tricky Part”

    December 3, 2018, 6:30 pm

    The Barrow Group Theatre

    312 West 36th Street

    New York, NY 10018

    1in6 and The Barrow Group will be co-hosting a special fundraising performance on Martin Moran’s Obie Award-winning play “The Tricky Part” this December.

“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.

“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.

Sexual assault hotline sees busiest day ever after Kavanaugh hearing

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.

The Kavanaugh News Can Be Triggering for Sexual Assault Survivors; Here Are Some Resources to Help

Men who are sexual assault survivors are often left out of the conversation due to social stigma around male sexual abuse. Visit 1in6.org to be connected to online support groups.

Sexual assault survivors are often thought of as women. In a PSA from the advocacy group 1in6, women were asked to read aloud different accounts of sexual abuse or assault. In the video, the majority of the readers assumed the survivors were women.