Listings are alphabetized with:

1.    Groups and Projects

2.    Information and Referrals


G R O U P S     A N D     P R O J E C T S

Gay Fathers and Husbands of NE Ohio or       Same Group


If you’re a gay or bi-sexual man who has been in relationships with women – you’re not alone.  Gay Fathers and Husbands understands… and maybe we can help each other.  The Gay Fathers and Husbands group is an informal association of gay and bi-sexual men who may have in common current or past marriages or partnered relationships with women.

100 Men Strong Campaign


The Sexual Assault Prevention Program is launching this year’s “100 Men Strong Campaign”, an opportunity for men to take a stand and talk with one another about sexual violence.

Women’s Center

Ohio University, Athens

Rape, sexual assault and gender violence are often thought of as exclusively women’s issues. While being part of the problem men play in a role in sexual assault and are integral components to preventing violence against women.

Promoting Our Women’s Resources and Experiences (POWRE)

Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea

. Our goal is to bring awareness to Baldwin-Wallace and surrounding communities about issues that affect women, such as, but not limited to eating disorders, breast cancer, body image concerns, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

BGSU’s Student Wellness Network (Facebook)  Regular Site

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green

The healthy lifestyles organization, Bacchus/Gamma, and peer education groups, HYPE (Healthier You- Peer Education), SAIN (Sexual Assault Information Network), and MEMPSA (Men Educating Men on the Prevention of Sexual Assault), have come together to form ONE new student organization… the Student Wellness Network!

Sexual Assault

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green

We have a male peer education program entitled “Men Educating Men on the Prevention of Sexual Assault” (MEMPSA).  Men present this program to an only male audience. (also other information and resources)

Xavier Students Against Sexual Assault (XSASA)  (Facebook)

Xavier University, Cincinnati

Xavier Students Against Sexual Assault (XSASA) strives to raise awareness through education as well as empower men and women alike to create an atmosphere of respectful relationships that deem rape and sexual assault unacceptable.

Men’s Discussion Group at Cleveland LGBT Center


Weekly meetings provide a safe space for exploration of a scheduled topic that is relevant to gay men.


Cleveland (also has meetings in Akron)

TransFamily is a transgender support group in the Cleveland, Ohio metropolitan area. We hold regular support group meetings in Cleveland and Akron that are open to everyone. This in inclusive of all transgendered subcategories, e.g.  FTM, MTF, cross dresser, gender bender, questioning one’s gender or orientation, etc. Family members, friends, parents and spouse are welcome at the meetings.

The Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO)


The Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO) is the local sexual assault intervention and prevention program.

Sexual Violence Education and Support (SVES)

Ohio State University, Columbus

Sexual Violence Education and Support encompasses 2 main components: education and support.

Men of Strength, Wright State Chapter  (Facebook)

Wright State University, Dayton

Our focus is challenging images on campus that objectify and victimize women, as well as educating men on why masculinity and “macho culture” hurts men by preventing them from experiencing their full humanity.

Butler County Rape Crisis Program


Rape crisis centers across America are available to help victims of rape, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse cope with many issues related to their victimization, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, medical issues, and criminal justice issues.  Help is also available for family members and friends of sexual assault victims.

Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault (MARS)

Miami University, Oxford

Our mission is to give informative, discussion-based presentations to better educate our male peers about the realities of sexual assault. Through peer-education, we confront sexual assault issues by addressing the moral and ethical choices that an individual makes when engaging in sexual activity.

Sexual Assault and Prevention Program

Miami University, Oxford

Miami’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program exists to provide consistent, relevant, and accurate education regarding issues surrounding sexual violence.

Heidelberg Peer Education (HOPE) (Facebook)

Heidelberg University, Tiffin

To raise awareness and provide education about sexual assault and rape, To provide fellowship among students, faculty, and staff.  To represent students needs and wants in regard to sexual assault awareness, To provide a forum for the presentation of innovative ideas to benefit Heidelberg community!

JCU Safe Space: Violence Prevention and Action Center (VPAC) (Facebook)

John Carroll University, University Heights

VPAC is committed to preventative education and supportive response to sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking at John Carroll University.

Alternatives to Violence Center (A.V.C)


A.V.C. is a non-profit agency, founded in 1981, which provides services aimed at ending domestic, sexual and stalking violence.

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program–The College of Wooster (Facebook)

Wooster College, Wooster

Committed to the feminist principle of creating a more just world for all

YSMAR – Youngstown State Men Against Rape (Facebook)

Youngstown State University, Youngstown
Our mission is to show by education, word, and deed that we will not tolerate violence against women such as rape, sexual assault and disrespect.

ACTION OHIO Coalition for Battered Women

Statewide:  Columbus

Advocating for victims, survivors and their families

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV)

Statewide: Columbus

OAESV is a coalition of sexual assault, domestic violence and other organizations, as well as individuals throughout Ohio working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence.

Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) Statewide: Columbus

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies and concerned individuals organizing to ensure the elimination of domestic violence by: providing technical assistance, resources, information and training to all who address or are affected by domestic violence; and promoting social and systems change through public policy, public awareness and education initiatives.

I N F O R M A T I O N     A N D     R E F E R R A L S

Campus and Malone-Related Sexual Misconduct Policy Malone University, Canton

Sexual Assault FAQ University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Sexual Harassment Policy Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati (NYC, Los Angeles)

Rape/Sexual Assault Prevention Cleveland State University, Cleveland

Sexual Assault Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Sexual Assault Policy Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Sexual Conduct Policies Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Intimate Partner Abuse Ohio State University, Columbus

Sexual Misconduct & Abusive Relationships Capital University, Columbus

Sexual Violence Response Guidelines Ohio State University, Columbus

Sexual Assault University of Findlay, Findlay

Frequently Asked Questions and Information Regarding Sexual Assault Kenyon College, Gambier

Preventing Violence Against Women Kent State University, Kent

Sexual Assault Marietta College, Marietta

The Oberlin Student Cooperative Association Sexual Offense Policy Oberlin College, Oberlin

Sexual Assault Oberlin College, Oberlin

Sexual Assault Wittenberg University, Springfield

Sexual Assault Education & Prevention Program University of Toledo, Toledo

Sexual Assault John Carroll University, University Heights

Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Otterbein University, Westerville