Change a string
Change a life

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Change a string
Change a life

Learn more

Change a string
Change a life

Learn more

‘At least 1 in 6 men have had unwanted
sexual experiences, including abuse and
assault. 1BlueString asks guitarists to
replace one of their six strings with a
blue string to support them’

A campaign originated by


Join the campaign

Show your support by ordering 1BlueString for your guitar or picking up a piece of 1BlueString merchandise from our online store. Each purchase serves as a donation to our partner organisations that provide valuable resources to men and those who care for them.


Host a 1BlueString Event

Host a 1BlueString event in your community or on a college campus. Some examples include concerts, open mic nights, string changing stations, and information tables at resource fairs. Click here to download our Event Hosting Guide, Instructions and FAQ Sheet, and 1BlueString logo to learn more and get started.

Get a String and Make Some Noise

Click the button and go to our 1BlueString shop where you can buy one of our strings and picks to help you make some noise and #BreakTheSilence.

1BlueString Partnership

1BlueString is an awareness campaign started
by 1in6 and now presented by Survivors Manchester

1in6 logo

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives.

living well logo

A resource for men who have been sexually abused, and for partners, family and friends, and professionals.

survivors manchester logo

Breaking The Silence of the sexual abuse, rape, and sexual exploitation of boys and men to empower those affected.