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Women's and Gender Studies

 


 
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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.

LEADERSHIP

ACADEMICS and RESEARCH 

  • H-Net: H-Women
    Contains a discussion group, book reviews, syllabi, and dissertations related to women's history


GENERAL

  • Soapbox, Inc
    The premiere feminist speakers’ bureau, representing experts with a progressive take on everything from politics to porn to parenting.

POLICY and POLITICS

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.

ONLINE FEMINIST ZINES and BLOGS

ONLINE FEMINIST JOURNALS

AUDIO/VIDEO PODCASTS

ACTIVISM

GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER ISSUES

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

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

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 women 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)