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LGBTQ+ Support


Women's Center

4504A Seton Ct
(410) 617-5844

Loyola's Women's Center actively works to promote an environment of equality and acceptance for all people of all religious beliefs, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Melissa Lees (she/her) is the Sexual Violence Prevention, Education and Response Coordinator. She is Safe Zone trained and helps in supporting LGBTQ+ individuals who have experienced sexual violence.

Counseling Center

Humanities, Room 105 (one flight up turret entrance)
(410) 617-CARE (2273)

Loyola's Counseling Center has experienced professionals that promote an awareness and sensitivity toward differences in race, gender, identity and expression. It provides and safe, supportive, and confidential space where LGBTQ+ individuals who have experienced sexual violence can seek support and care. Clinician Sunny Swift (he/him/they/them) is the coordinator for LGBTQ+ Services within the department.

Office of Title IX Compliance and Assessment

Jenkins Hall, Room 105
(410) 617-5646

Title IX supports LGBTQ+ individuals who have experienced sexual violence. Title IX intake officers for students are readily available to meet with complainants and other reporting parties to review their rights, resources, and reporting options that are available both on and off-campus, including offering and implementing supportive measures, regardless of whether they desire to file a complaint. Support resources who are Safe Zone trained are signified on the reporting resources website. 


TurnAround, Inc.

3 locations (Baltimore City, Rosedale, and Towson)
Please call for information or to schedule a visit
(410) 377-8111

Turnaround provides wrap around services to individuals of all identities who have experienced sexual violence. They have partnered with a consultant to ensure all care is inclusive to the LGBTQ+ community.

bMOREsafe Mercy Medical Center

345 Saint Paul Pl., Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 332-9000

Mercy Medical Center is a designated treatment center for sexual assault and domestic violence in Baltimore City. It has 30 specially trained Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs) available 24/7 to care for victims of sexual assault, and victims of domestic violence all LGBTQ+ identities (including men, women, non-binary and transgender individuals). The Forensic Nurse Examiner Program practices inclusive care and works collaboratively with criminal justice agencies and other Baltimore agencies addressing the needs of victims of violence regardless of how they identify.

Chase Brexton Health Care

1111 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-2050

The Center for LGBTQ Health Equity is part of Chase Brexton Health Care, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides a wide range of primary health care, behavioral health, gender-affirming care, prescription assistance, general health and wellness guidance, and case management services to children, teens, adults, and their families. Chase Brexton has 6 locations throughout Maryland. Visit their website to find the location nearest you.

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)

For legal services and technical assistance
(301) 565-2277

The mission of MCASA is to help prevent sexual assault, advocate for accessible, compassionate care for individuals who have experienced sexual violence, and work to hold offenders accountable. MCASA's Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI) provides comprehensive legal services to individuals who have experienced sexual violence statewide. 

LGBTQ+ Resource Guide

The Office of Title IX, Compliance, and Assessment compiled the information listed on this webpage into a LGBTQ+ Support and Services Resource Guide.

Important Title IX Updates

The United States Department of Education released the final Title IX rule on April 19, 2024, and the new regulations are scheduled to go into effect on August 1, 2024. The Office of Title IX, Compliance, and Assessment will be collaborating with campus constituents over the summer to assess the impact on and make required updates to Loyola University Maryland's existing policies and practices. Until we implement new policy on August 1, 2024, the University will utilize the policies currently in place. We look forward to sharing updates with the community as they become available.