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Women and Gender Studies: A Research Guide

Vetted Web Resources

The following links have been suggested by Alana Kumbier, Research & Instruction Librarian, Wellesley College:

Research in Women's Studies

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Research Site - selective, annotated listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.

Research guides in Women's Studies (Women's Studies Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison) - These guides cover a wide variety of topics. Many of the resources will be for UWM students and faculty, but you can search for them by title in our catalog.

Journals and magazines focused on women and gender issues - Women's Studies Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison

American Women's History: A Research Guide - citations to print and Internet reference sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections. The guide also provides information about the tools researchers can use to find additional books, articles, dissertations, and primary sources.

Global Feminisms Project (Univ. of Michigan) - The Global Feminisms Project is a collaborative international project that examines the history of feminist activism, women's movements and academic women's studies in China, India, Poland, and the United States.


Feminism & Social Change

New Feminist Solutions - a series of reports geared toward informing and inspiring activists, policy-makers and others. Each report was written in collaboration with organizations and individuals who, like BCRW, have made a concerted effort to link feminist struggles to those of racial, economic, social and global justice.

National Organization for Women - the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.

Feminist Majority Foundation - organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. - The web site for Emi Koyama, the activist/author/academic working on intersex, sex workers' rights, (queer) domestic violence, genderqueer, anti-racism, and other issues.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project - SRLP works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence.

Audre Lorde Project - The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area.

Black and Pink - Queer prisoner support/prison abolition