A-to-Z Index

Resources

                                JMU On-Campus
Online Feminist Journals
                                 Leadership
Audio/Video Podcasts
                                    Academics and Research
Activism
                                 General
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Issues
                                  Policy and Politics
Violence Against Women
                                    Health and Reproduction
Women and Sports
                                       Online Feminist Zines and Blogs       
Other Useful Sites

JMU ON-CAMPUS

  • Student Wellness and Outreach (includes former Women’s Resource Center (WRC))
    Student Wellness and Outreach was created in the summer of 2008 combining the Office of Health Promotion, Office of Sexual Assault Prevention, Women’s Resource Center and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Education Program. This office is centrally located on the fourth floor of Warren Hall, Room 404.
  • Safe Zone
    Safe Zone provides education on issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) identity in addition to providing a support network for lgbt students, faculty, and staff.
  • Faculty Women’s Caucus
    The Faculty Women's Caucus works for the civil and human rights of women on the James Madison University campus, and in all ways possible to further the cause of women.
  • Madison Equality
    Madison Equality, which has been around since the 1970's, is JMU's support community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students. The primary mission of the club is the promotion of tolerance and acceptance through education and awareness. Anyone supportive of equality and queer rights is welcomed regardless of orientation.
    http://orgs.jmu.edu/madisonequality/
  • National Organization for Women (NOW) Harrisonburg/JMU
    The purpose of the Harrisonburg/ JMU NOW is to promote and mobilize members and the outside community about feminism, women's rights, diversity, economic justice, reproductive justice and other social progress issues through education and direct actions. Contact for 2008-09: jmunow@gmail.com.

  • Recommended Readings: lists important works in feminism, the women's movement, and gender studies

LEADERSHIP

ACADEMICS and RESEARCH

GENERAL

  • Gender Public Advocacy Coalition
  • Population Reference Bureau
    http://www.prb.org/
    Contains information on gender issues, marriage and family, and other issues
    .

POLICY and POLITICS

HEALTH AND REPRODUCTION

ONLINE FEMINIST ZINES AND BLOGS

  • Feministing
    http://www.feministing.com/
  • Feministe
    http://feministe.us/blog/

ONLINE FEMINIST JOURNALS

  • GENDERS
    http://www.genders.org

AUDIO/VIDEO PODCASTS

  • Center for New Words, WGBH Forum Network
    http://forum.wgbh.org/wgbh/forum.php?organization=Center+for+New+Words

ACTIVISM

  • The Third Wave Foundation
    http://www.thirdwavefoundation.org/

GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER ISSUES

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

WOMEN AND SPORTS

  • Women in Sports
    http://www.makeithappen.com/wis/
    Focuses on women and sports. There are forums where women can talk to other women in the sports that interest them.

OTHER USEFUL SITES

http://flag.blackened.net/revolt/wsm/women.html
a website on Anarchism & Women’s Liberation

http://struggle.ws/africa/wsfws/4_1_wo_hist.html
Describes some anarchist feminist in history

http://flag.blackened.net/revolt/cwar/cw_women.html
Describes the class war as well how the class war failed to attract women who are half of the working class.

http://www.lilithgallery.com/feminist/index.html
Contains dozens of links related to feminism and women’s rights. Goes through the better-known websites about women’s rights as well as the lesser-known sites.

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/grhf/WoC/
website that pertains primarily to womyn of color

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/collections/african-american-women.html
A Duke University website that hasInformation pertaining to African American women

http://www.wic.org/misc/resource.htm
Contains links to websites to be used as a resource for women on a wide range of issues.

http://www.nativeshop.org/
Contains pertinent information on Native American women especially dealing with reproductive rights and health education.

http://mensbiblio.xyonline.net/
a comprehensive online bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities

http://www.xyonline.net
articles on men, masculinities, and sexualities; comprehensive list of web links on men and gender

(Please help us update these resources: send your recommendations to Dr. Mary Thompson thompsmx@jmu.edu)