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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Web Resources

Finding and using key resources in women's and gender studies in a strategic manner

Associations and Additional Web Sites



Additional Sites

  • Academic Info: Women's Studies--Excellent site of well-organized links pertaining to women's issues worldwide. A good place to start an Internet search.
  • A Webportal (like Yahoo) designed for feminists to form grassroots community, facilitate information sharing, and encourage mobilization around political issues.
  • International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC)  Esssays, links, and information on their work to support global well-being and justice through ensuring women's human rights, health, and equality.  Focus on public policy and international organizations such as the U.N. and the World Bank.
  • Intute:  Women's Studies  Links collected by a partnership of U.K. universities.
  • Lavender Legacies Guide  Lists of LGBT archives in the U.S. and Canada by state and province.  A few states/provinces will deny access without authorization, but most will allow you to browse the listings of archives in various locations.
  • NARAL Online--Family planning, legislation, clinic violence, sex education, legal cases, and the Right are covered with factsheets, bibliographies, and links to other sites. Maintained by the National Abortion Rights Action League.
  • Women of Color Web Sites  List of academic sites on women of color, national and international. 
  • Women's Studies Resources (Iowa)--Lists of links as well as specialized search engines which produce fewer sites with greater relevance. Particular focus on literature, sports,activism, arts, feminist theory, and history.
  • Women's Studies (University of Wisconsin)--Bibliographies maintained by the Women's Studies Librarian, as well as Web links to other sites, e-zines, and syllabi.
  • WSSLinks: Women and Gender Studies Web Sites--another meta-site, with many links arranged in 14 sections and maintained by various members of the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
  • WWWomen--an Internet subject directory maintained by a San Francisco company to provide quick access to sites for and about women.

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