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Supporting a New Frontier of Anti-Sexual Violence Work

I was pleased to join the work of 1in6.org as a new Board Member in June. In the three-plus decades that I have been involved in the anti-violence movement, I have witnessed the movement grow to reach new constituencies, and embrace new approaches unique to the needs of particular client groups.
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Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation

In my experience, one path to true happiness and freedom is forgiveness, which is why I love writing about it.
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Fill in the Blank

Earlier this year, Parul Sehgal wrote an essay examining “compulsory survivorship”—the tendency to label everyone who has had an abusive or unwanted sexual experience as a survivor.
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No More Silence: It’s Never Too Late to Start Healing

I found an old photograph recently. It’s a flimsy, bent Polaroid print of myself as a child.
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1in6 Thursday: An Old Photograph Around My Neck

I found an old photograph recently. It’s a flimsy, bent Polaroid print of myself as a child.
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1in6 Thursday: The Forest For The Trees: Bristlecone Reflections

I don’t normally associate hotels with great works of art. Yet there I was, standing quietly, intently staring at a tree in the makeshift gallery on the mezzanine of the Washington DC Hilton.
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You Make Our Work Possible

June 29, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Mariska and Maile here. We have some big news—and are asking for your help.
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The Fuel that Keeps Us Going

June 28, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
In light of the recent media attention and public outrage surrounding the Stanford University sexual assault case, our issues—and society’s response to survivors—are at the forefront of the national dialogue.
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If I Told...

For the past ten years I have spoken openly and publically about my emotional, physical, spiritual, and sexual abuse, something I only did in the past in the way of justifying my behavior. I would tell my wife and friends, “If what happened to me happened to me happened to you, you’d be drinking or acting this way also.”
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