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.
  • 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.
Recommended Readings
  • Faculty picks - this list contains important works in feminism, the women's movement, and gender studies
  • Soapbox, Inc
    The premiere feminist speakers’ bureau, representing experts with a progressive take on everything from politics to porn to parenting.
Health and Reproduction
  • 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.
Feminist Blogs
Women and Sports
  • 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

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