LGBTQI Task Force

Note: The SafeZone project was brought together by the following organizations. Listed in alphabetical order.


BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification, domestic violence, and sexual assault through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services, both within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities.


The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center at Case Western Reserve University provides a long-awaited home for members of the LGBT community and their allies. It also serves as a source of information and insight for those who have lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender children or loved ones. It is also a place that welcomes alumni and prospective students, faculty and staff.


EqualityToledo works to eliminate discrimination in our region based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression through education, activism, and other anti-defamation efforts.


The mission of HelpLine is to address the emotional, financial, and information needs of the community.


Reaching young people and their families to build stronger lives.


The mission of Kaleidoscope Youth Center is to work in partnership with young people in Central Ohio to create safe and empowering environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth through advocacy, education and support.


Our vision is that every child will grow up in a safe, loving, and stable family. Adult and child survivors of sexual abuse will be provided support services during their recovery. Nirvana Now! will lead the nation in public will to realize this vision.


As Ohio’s statewide coalition, OAESV advocates for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors and empowers communities to prevent sexual violence.


The Ohio Attorney General’s Office works with local, state and national media, providing reporters with information on the office’s many activities. The Attorney General’s Crime Victim Section provides funding and services to aid victims, training for professionals who assist them, grants for victim service providers, and crime prevention programs for Ohio communities.


The Ohio Domestic Violence Network advances the principles that all people have the right to an oppression and violence free life; fosters changes in our economic, social and political systems; and brings leadership, expertise and best practices to community programs.


TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support and advocacy which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.


Turning Point has the social responsibility to respond to the needs of domestic violence victims by providing shelter, counseling, advocacy and general support services and to identify and confront the causes of domestic violence.

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