- Women's Studies Resources in Carrier Library
This site contains subscription databases useful for women's studies research, including a subject guide. For more information, contact the library liaison for womens studies, Reba Leiding (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Films in Carrier Library
(Excel spreadsheet) List of films available for individual and class use.
- 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.
- Center for Multicultural & International Student Services (CMSS)
CMISS supports the women's history month celebration as well as the Women Of Color student organization/club.
- The Morrison-Bruce Center for the Promotion of Physical Activity of Girls and Women
Created through the Kinesiology Department to develop and provide activities to promote physical activity for girls and women and enhance their knowledge of health issues.
- Campus Assault Response (CARE)
The student-founded sexual assault helpline and organization at JMU.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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: email@example.com.
- Recommended Readings: lists important works in feminism, the women's movement, and gender studies
ACADEMICS and RESEARCH
Contains a discussion group, book reviews, syllabi, and dissertations related to women's history
- The Women's Studies Librarian's Office (University of Wisconsin)
- Soapbox, Inc
The premiere feminist speakers’ bureau, representing experts with a progressive take on everything from politics to porn to parenting.
- Population Reference Bureau
Contains information on gender issues, marriage and family, and other issues.
- IBIS Reproductive Health
IBIS Reproductive Health performs clinical and social science research, policy analysis, and evidence-based advocacy
- RH Reality Check
Publication serving individuals and organizations committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights.
- bell hooks "Mind, Body and Soul" - Women of Color Conference Keynote at U of Oregon
- Women in Sports
Focuses on women and sports. There are forums where women can talk to other women in the sports that interest them.
OTHER USEFUL SITES
A website on Anarchism & Women’s Liberation
Describes some anarchist feminist in history
Describes the class war as well how the class war failed to attract women who are half of the working class.
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.
Website that pertains primarily to women of color
A Duke University website that hasInformation pertaining to African American women
Contains links to websites to be used as a resource for women on a wide range of issues.
Contains pertinent information on Native American women especially dealing with reproductive rights and health education.
A comprehensive online bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities
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 firstname.lastname@example.org)