October 8, 2018, 9:00 am
The Boy Scouts of America has invited 1in6 Founder and Executive Director Steve LePore to deliver a presentation outlining some of the fundamental issues surrounding of male sexual abuse and assault.
October 29, 2018, 10:00 am
Scott Air Force Base
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.
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.
“Sometimes males are socialized that they don’t feel it’s OK to seek help, they may not feel comfortable [or] able to talk about this,” […] “There may be shame in a different kind of way.”
Some abuse survivors have cited #MeToo as a stressful influence, saying it resurfaced the pain of their abuse. Others have reported feeling less alone, saying it encouraged them to address past trauma by talking to loved ones, counselors, or people with similar experiences.
The first third of 2018 is in the rearview mirror, and quite a bit has happened. I’m excited to announce that Anthony Edwards, the actor and director best known for his role on the television series ER, has joined our board of directors.
Anthony Edwards, the actor and director best known for his role on the television series ER, has joined the board of directors of 1in6, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting men who have experienced sexual abuse or assault.
There is more awareness of the abuse of males, but there is still a lot of push-back and denial by so many, dismissing the assaults males have experienced. 1in6 helps in countering the silence that many in society still resort to.