Below you will find some online resources and allied organizations we recommend. For more information about local NYC resources, go to our Resources page.
- The Anti-Violence Project
The NYC Anti-Violence Project is dedicated to eliminating hate violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities through counseling, advocacy, organizing, and public education.
- Audre Lorde Project – Safe Outside the System
The Safe OUTside the System (SOS) Collective is an anti-violence program led by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non Conforming people of color devoted to challenging hate and police violence by using community based strategies rather than relying on the police.
- CONNECT NYC
Offers comprehensive educational and outreach programs for youth groups, community organizations and faith-based groups across the five boroughs. It provides support to survivors, offers legal advocacy to immigrant victims of abuse and raises awareness about the connection between domestic violence and animal abuse.
- Girls for Gender Equity
A Brooklyn, New York-based coalition-building and youth development organization, GGE acts as a catalyst for change to improve gender and race relations and socio-economic conditions for our most vulnerable youth and communities of color.
- Streetwise and Safe
Creates a space to share strategies to stay safe from all forms of violence experienced by LGBTQQ youth, and advocate for policies that will change the way police interact with us.
- Vera Institute – Common Justice Project
Common Justice is an innovative victim service and alternative-to-incarceration program based on restorative justice principles. Located in Brooklyn, New York, the program works with young people, 16 to 24 years old, who commit violent felonies, and those they harm. Common Justice aims to reduce violence, facilitate the well-being of those harmed, and transform the criminal justice system’s response to serious crime. The program provides participants with a respectful and effective means of accountability, an equitable and dignified avenue to healing, and the tools to break cycles of violence.
- Anti-Violence Resource Guide
Feminist anti-violence resource list.
- Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective
The BATJC is a community collective of individuals working to build and support transformative justice responses to child sexual abuse. Their website features a really comprehensive resource section.
- Doris Zine Homepage
Cindy Crabb’s zine homepage. Links to her Riot GRRRR Distro, her blog, and a really amazing survivor resource list.
- Generation 5
Projects include generative somatics, The Capacity Project in Seattle, the Challenging Male Supremacy Project in New York and the Bay Area TJ Collaborative are also sites where we are exploring ways to grow TJ and organizing to end child sexual abuse.
- Incite! Women of Color Against Violence
INCITE! is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue, and grassroots organizing.
- Information About Thadeaus
Informational website regarding Dennis Burke aka Thadeaus D. Umpster, who has been evading accountability in New York City for several years. The website documents his patterns of abuse and attempts that were made to hold him accountable.
- Male Survivor-Specific Resources:
Male Survivor – Overcoming Sexual Victimization of Boys & Men
Male Survivor Issues and Resources
Various resources for untangling the web of societal pressure and patriarchal power that fosters an environment where male survivors are inclined to not acknowledge their traumas.
- Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape mobilizes male youth to prevent men’s violence against women. We build young men’s capacity to challenge harmful aspects of traditional masculinity, to value alternative visions of male strength, and to embrace their vital role as allies with women and girls in fostering healthy relationships and gender equity.
- The Network/La Red
A survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, our work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. We strengthen our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.
- The Northwest Network
Founded in 1987 by lesbian survivors of battering, the NW Network works to end abuse in our diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities.
- Oakland Sister Circle
A group of organizers, cultural workers and youth workers in Oakland. We came together around a series of incidents and harms in our community that were founded in misogyny and patriarchal practices.
- Philly Stands Up
Total buddies! PSU does the kind of work SNY does, but in Philly. Their old sister organization, Philly’s Pissed, has a website with links to download zines and booklets.
- Philly Survivor Support Collective
PSSC supports survivors of sexual assault in directing their own healing by offering alternatives to the legal system for survivors seeking justice and safety and works to transform communities to end sexual violence.
- Project Nia
Project Nia’s mission is to dramatically reduce the reliance on arrest, detention, and incarceration for addressing youth crime and to instead promote the use of restorative and transformative practices.
- Right to Speak Out
A fundraising initiative with the mission to provide for the expenses of survivors and their advocates facing civil or criminal charges as a result of exercising their constitutional rights to process their experiences with loved ones and members of their communities & their right to self-defense.
- Survivor Project
Survivor Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.