The Women's Center

West Chester University

Alicia Hahn-Murphy
Lawrence Center 220
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2122
Fax: 610-436-3160

Men's Resources

Sexual Health, Healthy Masculinity, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Assault, and Women's Equality are men's issues as well.  Here are some resources for men relating to these topics.


For those who want to do something about Sexual Assault & Rape :

The Men In Action Discussion Group (M.I.A)

                         Men In Action is committed to mobilizing the men of West

                         Chester University to take an active role in ending sexual

                         and gender based violence towards women. Men In

                         Action promotes and develops healthier masculinities

                         through education, action, and discussion. Men In Action

                         works with women to provide men with the knowledge and

                         skills to positively transform their communities.

                         Check out M.I.A.'s Spring 2014 schedule on our Spring schedule!


The National Sexual Violence Resource Center

  This is a great resource for those who want to get involved, donate, volunteer, and stay connected to the groups who are working towards ending sexual abuse, violence, & rape.


Men Against Sexual Violence (MASV)

  Men Against Sexual Violence (MASV) is one of the nation’s first campaigns that enlists men to work collaboratively with women in the effort to end sexual violence.


One in Four

  One in Four is non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of rape by the thoughtful application of theory and research to rape prevention programming.


For partners of sexual assault survivors:

Support for Partners

  Support for Partners is a great resource for partners of sexual assault and abuse. It is important for partners to have support also and this web site helps.


If She is Raped: A Guidebook for Husbands, Fathers, and Male Friends


Author:  McEvoy, Alen & Bookings, Jeff

ISBN:  978-1556911996

WCU Library:  326.883 M142


For men who are survivors of sexual assault:

1 in 6


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


Male Survivor

  Male Survivor is a online community which provides resources and support for men who were sexually victimized as children, adolescents, or adults.


For developing healthy masculinity:

XY Online


XY Online is a web site focused on men, masculinities, and gender politics. It explores the issues of gender and sexuality, the daily issues of men’s and women’s lives, and practical discussion of personal and social change.


Men's Work:  How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart


Author:  Kivel, Paul

ISBN:  978-1568382333

The Guy's Guides to Feminism


Author:  Kaufman, Michael & Kimmel, Michael

ISBN:  978-1-58005-362-4



For developing healthy relationships:

May I Kiss You?


Author:  Domitz, Michael

ISBN:  978-0972928205

For male sexual health:

The Guide to Getting it On


Author:  Joannides, Paul

ISBN:  978-1885535337

You Ought To Know:  A Guy's Guide to Sex


Author:  Kelly, Bill

ISBN:  978-0823930845

WCU Library:  612.6 K29y 2000