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Chris Meloni, Andrew Rannells, & Other Male Actors Take Powerful Stance Against Sexual Assault

October 27, 2016
By
Natalie Whalen

Friends of Mariska Hargitay teamed up for a new series of sexual assualt PSAs for her Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization committed to “transforming society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.”

The 15 to 30 second clips feature celebrities, including former Law and Order: SVU co-star Chris Meloni, Quantico actor Blair Underwood, The OC star Tate Donovan, musician/actor Nick Lachey, Broadway's Andrew Rannells, and others reciting some of the most commonly used defenses that enforce societal norms about sexual assault.

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Celebrity Men Join Videos About Sexual Assault and Idea of 'Boys Will Be Boys'

October 24, 2016
By
Luchina Fisher

In the wake of recent discussions from the political campaigns about the conduct and language around sexual assault, a group of celebrity men are challenging the notion that "boys will be boys" in a series of public service announcements.

"Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay directed the 15- and 30-second spots that feature an all-male cast, including Andre Braugher, Anthony Edwards, Blair Underwood, Chris Meloni, Daniel Dae Kim, Dave Navarro, Ice-T, Nick Lachey, Raul Esparza and Tate Donovan.

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Following Your Bliss

September 8, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
First, I have to decide to make it happen. Then, I go looking for it.
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1in6 Thursday: Partners in Healing

Both Trav and I can say that while child sex abuse will always color our shared life, it will never exclusively define either of us.
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1in6 Thursday: Standing in the Spotlight Without Shame

I already knew the story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team’s investigation of the Archdiocese of Boston’s cover-up of sexual abuse by scores of its priests. I knew most of the characters. I even caught a glimpse of the name of the priest who sexually abused me back in the mid-1960s. But what moved me most was two boys sitting near me in the theater of the Spotlight film recently.
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1in6 Thursday: Becoming a Village

We’ve heard it takes a village to raise a child. In a way, these men, by connecting with each other, are recreating the network of support and nurturance idealized in the image of that protective village, which for so many men was unavailable in their own childhoods
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1in6 Thursday: Hope for the Holidays

I realize now I’d been unknowingly recovering for years before I acknowledged to myself that the unwanted sexual interactions I’d had with my parish priest were abusive.
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1in6 Thursday: Just the Facts, Man. Busting Myths about Men and Sexual Abuse

I learned long ago that repeating myths in an attempt to dispel them actually has the opposite effect. So here they are—just the facts about male sexual abuse.
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1in6 Thursday: Degrees of Child Abuse?

More and more often it seems we are reading news about adult females “having sex” with teenage boys.
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60 Percent of Americans Know a Survivor of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault: No More Excuses

September 24, 2013
By
Soraya Chemaly
Sixty percent of Americans know a survivor of domestic violence. One in three women (30 percent), one in seven men (14 percent) report living with intimate violence.
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