For Young Men
For Men of Color
Men and Feminism
Male Survivors of Sexual Assault
Overcoming Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Men’s Resource Centers
For Young Men
Advocates for Youth
Helps young people make informed and responsible decisionsa about their reproductive and sexual health
Amplify Your Voice
A youth-driven community working for social change
Boys to Men
Initiation weekends and follow-up mentoring for boys 12-17 to guide them on their journey to manhood
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.
Through workshops, trainings, presentations, consultations and performance, Phallacies, Inc. engages in critical conversations, builds awareness, and takes action to reject unhealthy mainstream cultural messages about masculinity, fostering physical and emotional health and community well-being.
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
Provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term support and rites of passage programming to youth ages 8-22
A magazine written by New York City teens that helps marginalized youth reach their full potential through reading and writing
American Men’s Studies Association
Advancing the critical study of men and masculinities
CulturaSalud blog dedicated to social research and development, programs and networks on issues of masculinity and gender equity. In Spanish
New Warrior training weekends
MERGE for Equality
MERGE 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.
Pro-feminist blog about the anthropology of masculinity. In Spanish
Menstuff: The National Men’s Resource
National clearinghouse of information and resources for men
The Men’s Bibliography
Comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities
listing 14,000 works
The Men’s Story Project
Resources for creating public dialogue about masculinities through local storytelling and arts
Profeminist men’s web links (over 500 links):www.xyonline.net/links
Profeminist men’s politics, frequently asked questions:
Profeminist e-mail list: www.xyonline.net/content/profem-mail-list
Homophobia and masculinities among young men:
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
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
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
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
Looking Beyond Hypermasculinity to Address Domestic Violence in Communities of Color
Article by the Department of Psychology at Pepperdine University, containing embedded resources.
National Compadres Network
Reinforcing the positive involvement of Latino males in their lives, families, communities, and society
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
Consulting, training, speaking about fathers and father figures as a vital family resource
Dads and Daughters
A blog of thoughts and reflections on father-daughter relationships by Joe Kelly
Fathers with Divorce and Custody Concerns
Looking for a lawyer? Call your state bar association lawyer referral agency.
Useful websites include:
Fathers and Family Law: Myths and Facts
Debunking common myths regarding fathering and family law and providing facts directly from the research
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.
Resources for dads seeking to raise fully realized human beings with a mindfulness to how gender socialization affects parenting and children
National Fatherhood Initiative
Organization improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible, engaged fatherhood
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
Men and Feminism
Men and Feminism
Blog about men and feminism
National Organization of Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)
Pro-feminist, gay-affirmative, anti-racist activist organization supporting positive changes for men
American Addiction Centers (AAC)
A national organization dedicated to helping people with their mental health and substance abuse problems:
- Rehab for Men provides statistics on men & drug use in the U.S., how substance abuse affects men differently, what treatment programs are available to men, and FAQs regarding men’s rehab.
- Programs to Treat Alcohol Abuse in Men looks at the structure of a treatment program for men, the benefits of such a program, the potential disadvantages, and finding out if insurance will pay for treatment.
- Find Treatment Centers Near Me helps find drug and alcohol treatment facilities in your local area and provides treatment information.
- Free virtual support and online addiction meetings
American Journal of Men’s Health
A peer-reviewed quarterly resource for information regarding men’s health and illness
International Society for Men’s Health
Prevention campaigns and health initiatives promoting men’s health
Volunteer men’s cancer support group and advocacy national nonprofit organization providing resources in multiple languages
Male Health Center
– Lewisville, TX
Provides men with an integrated system of care that addresses all their needs
Men’s Health Network
National organization promoting men’s health
Prostate Health Guide
Offers a guide to the prostate and various conditions that can affect men’s health
World Health Organization HIV/AIDS
Provides evidence-based, technical support for comprehensive and sustainable responses to HIV/AIDS
Male Survivors of Sexual Assault
Provides resources for male sexual abuse survivors and their family members, friends, and partners
A national organization advocating for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Legal support, advocacy, and free resources.
Black Sexual Abuse Survivors
A national online support system for African-Americans
Giving and Receiving Guidance and Hope
A page of brief stories written by men who were sexually abused.
Innerbody’s Male Survivor Guide
Resource Guide for Male Survivors of Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Trauma
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
National organization overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men
MenHealing provides resources, including weekend retreats, for male-identified individuals age 18 plus who have experienced sexual trauma during childhood or as adults.
A peer-resource offered to male survivors by male survivors.
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
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
A Call to Men
Trainings and conferences on ending violence against women
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
An organization that works to end human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women and children worldwide
Domestic Violence Awareness Guide
List of resources and information about domestic violence.
Counseling and education to stop domestic violence; comprehensive batterers’ services
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.
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 h3 relationships and ending violence against women.
Futures Without Violence
Working to end violence against women globally; programs for boys, men and fathers
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/
Gender Violence Institute
A resource development and consulting firm founded in 1993 to end violence against all women. An understanding of the connection between violence, power, and privilege guides our intervention and prevention efforts to end sexual and domestic violence, and support gender justice.
Gloucester Men Against Domestic Abuse
Gloucester, Mass. volunteer advocacy group of men’s voices against domestic abuse and sexual assault.
A Guide To Workplace Bullying
A guide that explores what steps both employees and employers can take to overcome and stamp out a bullying culture in the workplace.
Sexual Assault Prevention
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
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
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.
Mending the Sacred Hoop
Works to end violence against Native American women and to strengthen the voice and vision of Native peoples
An international alliance promoting boys’ and men’s support for gender equality
Men Against Sexual Violence (MASV)
Men working in the struggle to end sexual violence
Men Against Violence
Yahoo email list
Men Can Stop Rape
Washington, D.C.-based national advocacy and training organization mobilizing male youth to prevent violence against women
Men’s Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc.
Statewide Massachusetts effort coordinating men’s anti-violence activities
Men’s Nonviolence Project
Texas Council on Family Violence
Men Stopping Violence
Atlanta-based organization working to end violence against women, focusing on stopping battering, and ending rape and incest
Mentors in Violence Prevention
Gender violence prevention education and training by Jackson Katz
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:
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Provides education and public awareness of the effects of domestic violence, especially on children.
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
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Provides a coordinated community response to domestic violence
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
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):
Instant messenger: DeafHotline
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
A national information and resource hub relating to all aspects of sexual violence
National Resource Center on Violence Against Women
An online collection of searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, and related issues
Ohio University resource guide: The Complicated Role of Alcohol in Crimes of Abuse and Domestic Violence
Facts about intimate partner violence and resources to reduce violence and abuse.
One in Four
An all-male sexual assault peer education group dedicated to preventing rape
Uses online media to build community among people engaged in efforts to prevent sexual assault and relationship violence
Brazilian NGO seeking to promote gender equality and end violence against women, children, and youth
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
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
A national anti-sexual assault organization
Sexual Violence Prevention 101
Sexual assault and domestic violence prevention workshops by Todd Denny
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.
Stop Porn Culture
A group for those willing to question and fight against pornography and porn culture
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
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.
Global movement to end violence against women and girls, including V-men, male activists in the movement
Voices of Men
A one-man educational comedy by Ben Atherton-Zeman working to end men’s violence against women
White Ribbon Campaign
International men’s campaign decrying violence against women
LGBTQ-specific addiction and treatment content from AddictionCenter.com, a professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options.
An advocacy project and LGBTQ community for Spanish-speaking LGBTQ youth
Collection of essays by queer men on gender and politics
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
The LGBTQ Addiction Guide Drug Helpline is a 24/7 addiction hotline with resources tailored for LGBTQ individuals
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Works to combat homophobia and discrimination in television, film, music and all media outlets
Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
Provides crisis intervention, support and resources for victims and survivors of domestic abuse
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.
Human Rights Campaign
Largest GLBT political group in the country
Clearinghouse for information on pride events worldwide
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
LGBTQ+ Drug Rehab
Drug rehab resources for LGBTQ+ people and allies.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
National progressive political and advocacy group
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Resource center aimed at improving the quality of service and supports offered to LGBT older adults
A writing community for queer and questioning youth
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Promotes the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ persons and their parents, friends, and families
The Recovery Village® Domestic Violence Resources
An organization with locations across the country, dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Straight Spouse Network
Provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of GLBT individuals
A non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans* survivors of domestic and sexual violence
Dedicated to educating those unfamiliar with or curious to learn more about the transgender community
Men’s Resource Centers
Austin Men’s Center
– Austin, TX
Provides counseling, psychotherapy, and classes helping men with their lives, relationships, health, and careers
Males Advocating for Change
– Worcester, MA
Center with groups and services supporting men and challenging men’s violence
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
Redwood Men’s Center
– Santa Rosa, CA
A mythopoetic gathering dedicated to filling the need for men to come together in community healing
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
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