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“Sexual Violence – It Really Is A Men’s Issue” by Peter Pollard and David Lisak, Ph.D. featured on The Good Men Project

Most conversations about sexual violence relegate men to one of two roles: Bystander: with the potential either to ignore or to disrupt a witnessed sexual violation or Perpetrator: the one who commits the violation A new White House Task Force, formed to confront historically-inadequate responses to sexual assault on college campuses, could help educate the nation about a third role men… Learn more »

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All Work? No Way!: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I learned a great lesson about play this week in a presentation focused on helping kids heal from trauma. I immediately realized how much the lesson also could be applied to the healing process for adult men (and women too). Now, I’m a pretty serious guy. I generally don’t like most games. My work is focused on trauma, and recovery and violence, and… Learn more »

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Telling Is Healing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“I never told anybody.” I wonder how many times other men have said that to me. The conversation usually starts when I talk openly about my own sexual assault as a child. “I was too,” is the most timid way other men say it. They have trouble even saying those first words. I try not to push them and “I… Learn more »

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1in6 Joins Panel for ICAN-CSEC Training

Victims of Internet Facilitated Sex Crimes: Advocacy, Protection and Legal Remedies This training is presented by ICAN, CSEC and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, who will define nonconsensual pornography, Internet facilitated sex crimes, including sextortion, revenge pornography and cyberstalking. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. Los Angeles Police Department, Deaton Auditorium100 West 1st StreetLos Angeles,… Learn more »

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Recovery on Yellow Brick Road, Part 1: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“It is a long journey, through a country that is sometimes pleasant and sometimes dark and terrible…The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick,” said the [good] witch.  — L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz  In the next few articles, I will take some ideas from my book, (Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to… Learn more »

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