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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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Groundbreaking Celebrity PSAs Address Myths, Societal Attitudes That Confront Male Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2016 CONTACT: Melissa Schwartz, 240-997-6251 JOYFUL HEART GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRITY PSAs ADDRESS MYTHS, SOCIETAL ATTITUDES THAT CONFRONT MALE SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE 1 in 6 men have had an unwanted or abusive sexual experience before age 18 NEW YORK – The Joyful Heart Foundation and 1in6 – in partnership with Viacom – today… Learn more »

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Peter Pollard

A Word About Language: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

(Another look at the power of language, previously posted in August 2013) We’ve thought a lot about language at 1in6. I used to be a newspaper reporter, so I’m always conscious that what words I choose, how I speak, and how the words are interpreted or understood can all determine how the reader or listener… Learn more »

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Partners in Healing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

My wife, Shonna Milliken Humphrey, has been an intimate witness to my struggle with the legacy of my childhood sexual abuse, and a primary agent of my healing. In turn, I have seen the pain, frustration, and sense of helplessness that a person who loves a survivor of childhood sexual abuse often experiences. I asked… Learn more »

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