Resources

For Young Men
On Masculinity
For Men of Color
For Fathers
Men and Feminism
Men’s Health
Male Survivors of Sexual Assault
Overcoming Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
LGBTQQIAA Resources
Men’s Resource Centers

 

For Young Men

Advocates for Youth
Helps young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health
www.advocatesforyouth.org

Amplify Your Voice
A youth-driven community working for social change
www.amplifyyourvoice.org

Boys to Men
Initiation weekends and follow-up mentoring for boys 12-17 to guide them on their journey to manhood
www.boystomen.org

Men As Peacemakers
Men As Peacemakers engages individuals and communities in Minnesota and beyond, by mobilizing existing community resources and developing innovative primary prevention and restorative justice strategies that are proven to significantly reduce and repair the harm caused by men.
menaspeacemakers.org

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
Provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term support and rites of passage programming to youth ages 8-22
www.brotherhood-sistersol.org

YCteen Magazine
A magazine written by New York City teens that helps marginalized youth reach their full potential through reading and writing
www.ycteenmag.org

 

On Masculinity

A Men’s Project (AMP)
An extensive database of resources related to Men and Boys in North America seeking gender justice and a more just world.
www.amensproject.com/

American Men’s Studies Association
Advancing the critical study of men and masculinities
www.mensstudies.org

EME
CulturaSalud blog dedicated to social research and development, programs and networks on issues of masculinity and gender equity. In Spanish
www.eme.cl

Healthy Men and Boys Network of Western Massachusetts
The HMaB Network seeks to build upon healthy forms of masculinity by promoting a shift in how boys are socialized from a young age and engaged later in life as men.
www.hmbnetwork.org/

ManKind Project
New Warrior training weekends
www.mkp.org

Masculinidades
Pro-feminist blog about the anthropology of masculinity. In Spanish
masculinidades.wordpress.com

Menstuff: The National Men’s Resource
National clearinghouse of information and resources for men
www.menstuff.org

Men’s Resources International
Trainings and consulting on positive masculinity, especially on the African continent
www.mensresourcesinternational.org

The Men’s Bibliography
Comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities
listing 14,000 works
www.mensbiblio.xyonline.net

The Men’s Story Project
Resources for creating public dialogue about masculinities through local storytelling and arts
www.mensstoryproject.org

XY
www.xyonline.net
Profeminist men’s web links (over 500 links):www.xyonline.net/links
Profeminist men’s politics, frequently asked questions:
www.xyonline.net/content/frequently-asked-questions-about-pro-feminist-men-and-pro-feminist-mens-politics
Profeminist e-mail list: www.xyonline.net/content/profem-mail-list
Homophobia and masculinities among young men:
www.xyonline.net/content/homophobia-and-masculinities-among-young-men-lessons-becoming-straight-man

 

For Men of Color

100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Chapters around the U.S. working on youth development and economic empowerment in the African American community
www.100blackmen.org

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
A national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities
www.apiidv.org

Concerned Black Men
A national organization providing mentors and programs that fill the void of positive black role models and provide opportunities for academic and career enrichment
www.cbmnational.org

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
Working to enhance society’s understanding of and ability to end violence in the African-American community
www.idvaac.org

National Compadres Network
Reinforcing the positive involvement of Latino males in their lives, families, communities, and society
www.nationalcompadresnetwork.com

National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities
A project of Casa de Esperanza and a national institute on domestic violence focusing on Latin communities
www.nationallatinonetwork.org

 

For Fathers

Dad Man
Consulting, training, speaking about fathers and father figures as a vital family resource
www.thedadman.com

Dads and Daughters
A blog of thoughts and reflections on father-daughter relationships by Joe Kelly
dadsanddaughters.blogspot.com

Fathers with Divorce and Custody Concerns
Looking for a lawyer? Call your state bar
association lawyer referral agency.
Useful websites include:
www.divorce.com
www.divorcecentral.com
www.divorcehq.com
www.divorcenet.com

Collaborative Divorce
www.collaborativealternatives.com
www.collaborativedivorce.com
www.collaborativepractice.com
www.nocourtdivorce.com

Fathers and Family Law: Myths and Facts
Debunking common myths regarding fathering and family law and providing facts directly from the research
www.thelizlibrary.org/site-index/site-index-frame.html#soulhttp://www.thelizlibrary.org/liz/017.htm

Fathers and Sons
Relational fathering experiential workshops are designed for fathers and adolescent or adult sons to enhance their relationships and communications. In a comfortable, low-key atmosphere, fathers and sons learn about themselves and each other. For more information see web site: relational fathering.org.
fathering.org

Feminist Fathers
Resources for dads seeking to raise fully realized human beings with a mindfulness to how gender socialization affects parenting and children
feministfatherhood.com

National Fatherhood Initiative
Organization improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible, engaged fatherhood
www.fatherhood.org

National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute
Addresses the needs of Latino communities by focusing on positive Latino identity while addressing issues faced by Latino fathers, families, and communities
www.nlffi.org

 

Men and Feminism

Men and Feminism
Blog about men and feminism
mfeminism.com

National Organization of Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)
Pro-feminist, gay-affirmative, anti-racist activist organization supporting positive changes for men
www.nomas.org

 

Men’s Health

American Journal of Men’s Health
A peer-reviewed quarterly resource for information regarding men’s health and illness
jmh.sagepub.com

International Society for Men’s Health
Prevention campaigns and health initiatives promoting men’s health
www.ismh.org

Malecare
Volunteer men’s cancer support group and advocacy national nonprofit organization providing resources in multiple languages
malecare.org

Male Health Center – Lewisville, TX
Provides men with an integrated system of care that addresses all their needs
www.malehealthcenter.com

Men’s Health Network
National organization promoting men’s health
www.menshealthnetwork.org

Prostate Health Guide
Offers a guide to the prostate and various conditions that can affect men’s health
www.prostatehealthguide.com

World Health Organization HIV/AIDS
Provides evidence-based, technical support for comprehensive and sustainable responses to HIV/AIDS
www.who.int/hiv/en

 

Male Survivors of Sexual Assault

1in6
Provides resources for male sexual abuse survivors and their family members, friends, and partners
1in6.org

Black Sexual Abuse Survivors
A national online support system for African-Americans
www.blacksurvivors.org/home.html

Giving and Receiving Guidance and Hope
A page of brief stories written by men who were sexually abused.
www.jimhopper.com/hope

Just Detention International
A health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention, by advocating for the safety and well-being of inmates
www.justdetention.org

MaleSurvivor
National organization overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men
www.malesurvivor.org

Men Thriving
A peer-resource offered to male survivors by male survivors.
www.menthriving.org/forum

Stop It Now!
An organization dedicated to preventing the sexual abuse of children by providing support, information and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities
www.stopitnow.org

 

Overcoming Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

1in4: The Men’s Program
Offers workshops that educates men in women’s recovery and lowers men’s rape myth acceptance and self-reported likelihood of raping
www.oneinfourusa.org/themensprogram.php

A Call to Men
Trainings and conferences on ending violence against women
www.acalltomen.org

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
An organization that works to end human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women and children worldwide
www.catwinternational.org

EMERGE
Counseling and education to stop domestic violence; comprehensive batterers’ services
www.emergedv.com

Equality Now
An organization that works with grassroots women’s and human rights organizations and individual activists to document violence and discrimination against women, and mobilize international action to support efforts to stop these abuses.
www.equalitynow.org

First Man Standing
An opportunity for men everywhere to be the first in their family, club, church or workplace to stand up and speak out about building strong relationships and ending violence against women.

Futures Without Violence
Working to end violence against women globally; programs for boys, men and fathers
www.futureswithoutviolence.org
Resources for mentoring young men on respect and healthy relationships and choices. Especially aimed at athletic coaches: www.futureswithoutviolence.org/engaging-men/coaching-boys-into-men/

Gloucester Men Against Domestic Abuse
Gloucester, Mass. volunteer advocacy group of men’s voices against domestic abuse and sexual assault
www.strongmendontbully.com

Healthy Dating
Sexual Assault Prevention
www.canikissyou.com

Hollaback
A movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world. It advocates the use of smartphones to document, map and share incidents of street harassment
www.ihollaback.org

Hopeline (by Verizon)
An initiative run by Verizon Wireless, which collects and refurbishes or recycles no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories. Refurbished phones are either sold, with the proceeds going to domestic violence organizations, or donated to victims and survivors of domestic violence
www.aboutus.verizonwireless.com/commitment/community_programs/hopeline/contact.html

Men for Gender Equality
A Swedish NGO in the field of engaging men and boys in gender equality and violence prevention, through focusing on social norms of masculinities. In Swedish
www.mfj.se

Mending the Sacred Hoop
Works to end violence against Native American women and to strengthen the voice and vision of Native peoples
www.mshoop.com

MenEngage Alliance
An international alliance promoting boys’ and men’s support for gender equality
www.menengage.org

Men Against Sexual Violence (MASV)
Men working in the struggle to end sexual violence
www.menagainstsexualviolence.org

Men Against Violence
Yahoo email list
groups.yahoo.com/group/menagainstviolence

Men Can Stop Rape
Washington, D.C.-based national advocacy and training organization mobilizing male youth to prevent violence against women
www.mencanstoprape.org

Men’s Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc.
Statewide Massachusetts effort coordinating men’s anti-violence activities
www.mijd.org

Men’s Nonviolence Project
Texas Council on Family Violence
www.tcfv.org/our-work/the-men’s-nonviolence-project

Men Stopping Violence
Atlanta-based organization working to end violence against women, focusing on stopping battering, and ending rape and incest
www.menstoppingviolence.org

Mentors in Violence Prevention
Gender violence prevention education and training by Jackson Katz
www.mvpnational.org
The MVP-National Facebook page: www.facebook.com/mvpnational?ref=ts&fref=ts
Jackson Katz’s other website, featuring the program that he directs: www.mvpstrategies.net
Educational outreach in the Greater-Boston area:
http://www.northeastern.edu/sportinsociety/mentors-in-violence-prevention/

National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Provides education and public awareness of the effects of domestic violence, especially on children.
medicine.yale.edu/childstudycenter/cvtc/index.aspx

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
An organization that helps professionals who work with victims and perpetrators. Their resource list includes info about male victims of domestic and sexual violence
www.ncdsv.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Provides a coordinated community response to domestic violence
www.ncadv.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Provides 24-hour support, offering advocacy, safety planning, and crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families
www.thehotline.org
Phone number: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).
Advocates who are Deaf are available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST):
Videophone: 1-855-812-1001
Instant messenger: DeafHotline
Email: deafhelp@thehotline.org

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
A national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence
www.nsvrc.org

National Resource Center on Violence Against Women
An online collection of searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, and related issues
vawnet.org

One in Four
An all-male sexual assault peer education group dedicated to preventing rape
www.oneinfourusa.org

PreventConnect
Uses online media to build community among people engaged in efforts to prevent sexual assault and relationship violence
preventconnect.org

Promundo
Brazilian NGO seeking to promote gender equality and end violence against women, children, and youth
www.promundo.org.br/en

Prostitution Research & Education (PRE)
An organization dedicated to abolishing the institution of prostitution that conducts research on prostitution, pornography and trafficking and offers education and consultation to researchers, survivors, the public and policymakers
www.prostitutionresearch.com

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
A national anti-sexual assault organization
www.rainn.org

Sexual Violence Prevention 101
Sexual assault and domestic violence prevention workshops by Todd Denny
www.olywa.net/tdenny

Sonke Gender Justice (South Africa)
A non-partisan, non-profit organization using a human rights framework to build the capacity of government, civil society organizations and citizens to achieve gender equality, prevent gender-based violence and reduce the spread of HIV and the impact of AIDS.
www.genderjustice.org.za

Stop Porn Culture
A group for those willing to question and fight against pornography and porn culture
www.stoppornculture.org

Students Active For Ending Rape
Organization dedicated to fighting sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies
www.safercampus.org

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
A guide from rehabcenter.net, an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed. 
rehabcenter.net/domestic-violence-and-substance-abuse

V-Day
Global movement to end violence against women and girls, including V-men, male activists in the movement
www.vday.org

Voices of Men
A one-man educational comedy by Ben Atherton-Zeman working to end men’s violence against women
www.voicesofmen.org

White Ribbon Campaign
International men’s campaign decrying violence against women
www.whiteribbon.ca

 

LGBTQQIAA Resources

AddictionCenter.com
LGBTQ-specific addiction and treatment content from AddictionCenter.com, a professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options.
addictioncenter.com/addiction/lgbtq/

Ambiente Joven
An advocacy project and LGBTQ community for Spanish-speaking LGBTQ youth
www.ambientejoven.org

Beyond Masculinity
Collection of essays by queer men on gender and politics
beyondmasculinity.com

COLAGE
National movement of people with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer parent working toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy
www.colage.org

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Works to combat homophobia and discrimination in television, film, music and all media outlets
www.glaad.org

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
Provides crisis intervention, support and resources for victims and survivors of domestic abuse
gmdvp.org/gmdvp

Hear My Voice
Educates and engages young people in the LGBTQ community to create safe and healthy relationship, and connect victims of dating abuse to help and legal services.
hearmyvoice.breakthecycle.org

Human Rights Campaign
Largest GLBT political group in the country
www.hrc.org

Interpride
Clearinghouse for information on pride events worldwide
www.interpride.net

Intersex Society of North America
Devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female
www.isna.org

LGBTQ+ Drug Rehab
Drug rehab resources for LGBTQ+ people and allies.
drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
National progressive political and advocacy group
www.ngltf.org

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Resource center aimed at improving the quality of service and supports offered to LGBT older adults
www.lgbtagingcenter.org

Oasis Magazine
A writing community for queer and questioning youth
www.oasisjournals.com/magazine

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Promotes the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ persons and their parents, friends, and families
www.pflag.org

Straight Spouse Network
Provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of GLBT individuals
www.straightspouse.org/

Survivor Project
A non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans* survivors of domestic and sexual violence
www.survivorproject.org

Transgender Resources
Dedicated to educating those unfamiliar with or curious to learn more about the transgender community
www.glaad.org/transgender

 

Men’s Resource Centers

Austin Men’s Center – Austin, TX
Provides counseling, psychotherapy, and classes helping men with their lives, relationships, health, and careers
austinmenscenter.com

Males Advocating for Change – Worcester, MA
Center with groups and services supporting men and challenging men’s violence
www.malesadvocatingchange.org

Men’s Resource Center for Change – Amherst, MA
Model men’s center offering support groups for nonabusive men and trainings and consulting on a range of issues addressing men and masculinities
www.mrcforchange.org

Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan – West Michigan
Consultations and training in helping men develop their full humanity, create respectful and loving relationships, and caring and safe communities
www.menscenter.org

Redwood Men’s Center – Santa Rosa, CA
A mythopoetic gathering dedicated to filling the need for men to come together in community healing
redwoodmen.org/

Saskatoon Men’s Center – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Pro-feminist, male-positive, gay-affirmative center dedicated to offering a safe environment where men may explore their true natures and improve their health
www.saskatoonmenscenter.com

Twin Cities Men’s Center – Minneapolis, MN
Provides resources for men seeking to grow in mind, body, and spirit and advocates for healthy family and community relationships
www.tcmc.org

 

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