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1in6 Thursday: Partnerships

As is true with the process of healing from childhood trauma, finding a community of partners has been key to the success of the work of 1in6 since our founding days, over seven years ago. 

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1in6 Thursday: Triggers and Healing

A trigger is something that sets off a memory tape or flashback, transporting the person back to the event of his/her original trauma.
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Help ENDTHEBACKLOG.org Win a Webby!

ENDTHEBACKLOG.org, Joyful Heart's website devoted to shining a light on and ending this injustice, has been nominated for a Webby Award for Best Activism website, one of the most prestigious honors a website can achieve.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 2

April 14, 2014 | BY Rev. Al Miles | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The Sanctity of marriage. Divorce as sin. Male headship, forgiveness and more. Today, Rev. Al Miles discusses five of the most frequently cited justifications offered to Christian women as to why they need to stay with an abusive husband.
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1in6 Thursday: My Brother's Worth

Men are a vulnerable population, worthy of healing and not just for the purpose of preventing violence against women.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 1

In this series, Rev. Al Miles will be answering some common, albeit very complex, questions about spiritual abuse: how exactly is it perpetrated? Where did the myth of male entitlement and female subjugation come from? What about the sanctity of marriage? The notion of forgiveness?
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From 1in6: Men Opting In and Speaking Up

In a very surprising and rare occurrence in a debate about Child Sexual Abuse Prevention trainings on the floor of the Utah State Senate, three male Senators disclosed their personal experiences of sexual abuse and attempted abuse as children. The three men disclosed openly and publicly during a floor debate on bill (HB 286) proposed by Angela Romero of Salt Lake City. The bill would allow public schools to teach children age-appropriate instruction on how to recognize and report abusive acts.

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Strong Words

All survivors—women and men, boys and girls—have suffered enough. It's time we spoke openly, intelligently and compassionately about the men who have suffered the trauma of abuse.
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Inside the NO MORE PSA Campaign: An Interview with Maile Zambuto and Rachel Howald

A year ago, NO MORE launched a national campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault. I had the chance to sit down with Joyful Heart’s CEO, Maile Zambuto, and the Creative Director of the NO MORE PSAs, Rachel Howald to get the behind the scenes look at the campaign.
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