ACTGLOBAL is a list about domestic violence, sponsored by the Women's Rights Network. The discussion will be focused on brainstorming about difficult issues, effective strategies, information sharing, and planning for joint global actions. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE ACTGLOBAL Your Name to LISTSERV@TIL.ORG .
ACTION-ALERT is a moderated list "designed to provide the LGBTF community a resource by which we can resond to attacks on our community that are occurring anywhere." For more information, send the message INFO ACTION-ALERT to MAJORDOMO@VECTOR.CASTI.COM . To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE ACTION-ALERT to the same address.
APGR-LIST, the Asia-Pacific Gender and Racism list, aims to contribute to strengthening women's participation and ensure focus on the gender perspective at the WCAR (United Nations World Congress Against Racism). The list shares information and possible resources with groups and individuals working on or interested in the WCAR issues and themes, particularly as these relate to the interrelation of gender and racism. To subscribe to the list, email the List Administrator, Kathy Clarin, at email@example.com. Archives of recent postings are available at http://www.isiswomen.org/womenet/lists/apgr-list/archive/.
APWOMEN2000 is a general announcement list created to facilitate information and resource sharing for the NGO review process in Asia and the Pacific for the Beijing Platform for Action. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE APWOMEN2000 Your Email Address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send postings to email@example.com. APWOMEN2000 is archived at: http://www.isiswomen.org/womenet/lists/apwomen2000/archive/.
BEIJING95-L is a discussion list for promotion of the ideals and strategies promulgated at the United Nations Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, and for dissemination of news and information concerning the international feminist movement(s).To subscribe, send a request to BEIJING95-L-SUBSCRIBE@yahoogroups.com. More information is available at the BEIJING95-L web site.
BEIJING-CONF is a moderated list supported by the United Nations Development Programme. It includes subscribers from 55 countries, including 28 developing countries. As a result, the list emphasizes discussion of the Beijing UN Women's Conference issues as they affect developing countries as well as industrialized ones. The list hopes to continue beyond the Conference, focusing on implementation of the Women's Conference and the Social Summit agreements. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE BEIJING-CONF to MAJORDOMO@CONFER.EDC.ORG .
BIACT-L is a list for bisexual activists. Subscription messages (SUB BIACT-L Your Name) should be sent to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU.
BOL began as a moderated list "for people and organizations within South Asia and outside to come together, discuss and work on issues of gender, reproductive health and rights and legal developments pertaining to human rights within the region." More recently, it expanded its focus to include women's studies in the South Asian region. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE BOL to firstname.lastname@example.org .More information is available at the BOL web page.
CANON1024 is an ecumenical forum on ordination of women. The list is for prayerful and charitable group reflection, and no flaming is allowed. Membership is now restricted to members of Ecunet, an interactive Christian community. Free and moderately priced memberships are available..
CAN-RW (Campus Activists' Network, Right-Wing alert) is a list to discuss the campus response to right-wing initiatives in the "Contract with America": proposals to slash education funding, end environmental protections, eliminate programs addressing violence against women, destroy the safety net for the poor, etc. To subscribe, send a message to CANET@PENCIL.MATH.MISSOURI.EDU with a subject header saying "canet" and a message that says just SUB CAN-RW Your Name . For more information, contact KOWAN@AI.MIT.EDU .
CAN-YFN (Campus Activists' Network, Young Feminist Network) is a list for feminist campus activists. To subscribe, send an email message to CANET@PENCIL.MATH.MISSOURI.EDU . The subject header should say "canet" and the message itself should say SUB CAN-YFN Firstname Lastname.
CCOAR, sponsored by the Coalition of Campus Organizations Addressing Rape, is a moderated discussion list for activists, educators, and researchers working against rape. Conference and action announcements, job listings, and discussion of rape education, activism, or research are all appropriate for the list. All subscribers must be approved by the listowners. Send subscription requests to email@example.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject heading, write "subscription." In the message, include your name, email address, and the password you want to use (4-8 letters), and specify whether you want to receive the list in digest form (a compilation of the day's messages in one big post).
CHICNEWS(ChicanaWriter News) is an interactive list that welcomes calls for papers, general information, and news about Chicanas across the United States, as well as personal commentaries and Chicana activism. The list provides a place to form connections and plan conferences and projects. You can subscribe from the YahooGroups ChicNews page or by sending a message to email@example.com.
CNWE is the email list for the Catholic Network for Women's Equality, a support and advocacy group for women and men in the Roman Catholic tradition. Based in Canada, the organization seeks "to effect structural change in the institutional church that reflects the mutuality and integrity of a community of co-equal disciples." It also seeks to create "life-giving alternatives to the present institutional structures." For more information, see the Catholic Network for Women's Equality web site. You can subscribe on CNWE's Yahoo groups web page.DVCLINIC focuses on law school domestic violence clinics, but practicing lawyers and others who are interested are also welcome. The focus is mostly on practical advice. You can subscribe from the DVClinic web page or by sending the message SUBSCRIBE to Dvclinicrequest@lists.washlaw.edu.
EMILYS-LIST is a weekly digest of US political campaign and candidate news, information on women voters, and political news from women on the hill. It is issued by Emily's List, an organization for pro-choice Democratic women. To subscribe, send the e-mail message SUBSCRIBE EMILYS-LIST to MAJORDOMO@NEWMEDIUM.COM .
FAVNET (Feminists Against Violence Network) is a women-run, moderated list dedicated to ending domestic violence and violence against women through networking and direct action in a feminist environment. Counselors, legal advocates, survivors, feminists, and profeminist women and men who seek to redress violence against women are welcome. To subscribe, send a request to FAVNET-SUBSCRIBE@yahoogroups.com. More information is available at the FAVNET web page.
FEM-ALERT (Feminist Alert Network) is an informational mailing list established by the Feminist Majority to keep people informed about key feminist issues and about major additions to the Feminist Majority's World Wide Web site. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEM-ALERT to MAJORDOMO@FEMINIST.ORG .
FemCR provides a venue for those seeking solidarity, comfort, feminist analyses, wisdom, and consciousness raising. "We want to preserve and expand the political gains of second wave feminist movement; therefore, we are open to discussion about the critical political issues raised by that social movement." For more information or to subscribe, see the FemCR web page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FemCR .
FEMINIST-L describes itself as "a list for discussion of feminist practice, politics, controversies, and theory." Its primary audience is feminist activists, feminist bloggers, feminist students, and feminist academics. For more information or to subscribe, see the FEMINIST-L web page.
FeministPeaceNetwork is a women-only group that focuses on bulding an enduring peace, with the ending of violence and terrorism toward women and children as a first priority. For more information or to subscribe, see the FeministPeaceNetwork web page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FeministPeaceNetwork/ .
FEM-NET is a group of Japanese-language lists dedicated to the feminist movement. It currently has sub-lists for women-only talk, action alerts, events and announcements, and violence against women. New sub-groups are added as needed. For more information (in Japanese), see the FEM-NET web site.
FGM-L is dedicated to discussion and research about Female Genital Mutilation in the United States and internationally. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FGM-L <your email address> to MAJORDOMO@HOLLYFELD.ORG .
FIVERS (Feminists against Intimate Violence through Empowerment, Energizing, Education, Exchange Resources, Resistance, Research AND Support) focuses on all aspects of intimate abuse and examines the phenomenon from a feminist perspective. The acronym FIVERS represents the diverse needs of the list members, who are women and men from many countries. Some are survivors; all are dedicated to building a peaceful, just, and non-violent world. To subscribe, send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org or subscribe at the FIVERS web page .
FMSTACTION (Feminist Action) is "devoted to pragmatic and pro-active feminist activism and research. The group networks and informs on issues of current concern, globally and locally. Feminist women and men are welcome to share resources, information, and strategies." For more information or to subscribe, see the FMSTACTION Yahoo Groups web page.
GENDERSEXSTUDIES-L is an unmoderated list for those interested in countering attacks on, or promoting the study of, gender and sexuality in public higher education. Recent events suggest that funding cuts and threats to secondary and higher education will often center around debates on gender and sexuality. We hope that by combining our support and resources, this list will help us better respond to these attacks. The list is sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENDERSEXSTUDIES-L to MAJORDOMO@BROOKLYN.CUNY.EDU . More information is available at the GENDERSEXSTUDIES-L web page.
GENPOL is a forum for feminist discussions of issues related to gender and politics, including but not limited to topics such as reproductive rights, gender and the military, gender and economic policy, sexual and gender minority rights, violence against women and public policy, gender and development policy, and public policy and civic inclusion. The list is intended to be of use to academics, scholars, activists, policymakers, students, and others interested in feminist discussion of such issues internationally. To subscribe, go to the GENPOL web page and click on Join or Leave GENPOL.
GLAS-WOMEN-RIGHTS, sponsored by the Network of East-West Women, is the Russian-language counterpart to NEWW-RIGHTS. GLAS-WOMEN-RIGHTS has information about women's legal issues of relevance to post-communist countries. To subscribe, contact Irina Doskitch at email@example.com.
HURINET-WOMEN is an information list (not a discussion list) dealing with international human rights concerning women. To subscribe, send a message expressing your wish to do so to the listowner, Debra Guzman, at DEBRA@OLN.COMLINK.APC.ORG .
IFF-L (Israel Feminist Forum) is a meeting place for people who share a commitment to promoting feminisms in Israel, academics and activists alike. It is not a place for debating whether feminism is desirable, but assumes that all those who subscribe think it is. The purpose of the list is to discuss feminist issues, post notices of special interest to feminists, and mobilize support for feminist causes in Israel. To subscribe, go to the IFF-L web page .
LUNATRIX-L is now UNRULY WOMEN (see below).
MilitantMoms4SafeKids is a discussion list for mothers who are concerned about things such as child pornography on the Internet as well as other issues that put our children at risk and who want to do something about it. More information is available at the MilitantMoms4SafeKids web site. You can subscribe at the web site or by sending a message to MM4SKfirstname.lastname@example.org.
MujeresLibres is an anarchist feminist discussion list named after the anarchist women's organization formed in the course of the Spanish Revolution of 1936. In spite of its Spanish name, the list's primary language is English. For more information or to subscribe, go to the MujeresLibres Yahoo Groups web page. [Note: this is considered an "adult" site by Yahoo. You may have to certify that you are over 18 before you will be allowed to go to the web site.].
NEWW-RIGHTS, sponsored by the Network of East-West Women (NEWW), focuses on women's legal rights issues, especially in the post-communist countries of Europe. For more information or to subscribe, see the NEWW-RIGHTS web page.
NOW ACTION ALERT is a list sponsored by the National Organization for Women. It offers comprehensive legislative updates and other action alerts. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE NOW-ACTION-LIST to MAJORDOMO@NOW.ORG .
PAR-L is a bilingual (English/French), moderated list for exchanging information about policy, action, and research on issues of concern to women in Canada. Begun by the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW), PAR-L is intended as a support for the community of feminist researchers and activists in Canada. More information and resources can be found on the PAR-L web site. To subscribe to the list, send the message SUBSCRIBE PAR-L Firstname Lastname to PAR-L-SERVER@UNB.CA.
PNWFEM-GEN is open to all feminists, especially those in the Pacific Northwest, who are interested in non-legislative feminist issues. To subscribe, send a message to PNWFEM-GEN-REQUEST@ESKIMO.COM with the word SUBSCRIBE in the Subject: field. More information is available at the Washington State NOW web site.
PNWFEM-LEG is open to all feminists, especially those in the Pacific Northwest, who are interested in women's issues and information and ideas about legislation. To subscribe, send a message to PNWFEM-LEG-REQUEST@ESKIMO.COM with the word SUBSCRIBE in the Subject: field. More information is available at the Washington State NOW web site.
POLITICALDYKES is a list for lesbians working to create change or just interested in what's out there. You can subscribe at the POLITICALDYKES web page.
PRAXNEX (Praxis Nexus) is a moderated list intended for feminist activist networking and discussion. More information is available from listowner Pamela Moss (PAMELAM@UVIC.CA). To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE PRAXNEX Your Name to LISTSERV@UVVM.UVIC.CA [UVVM has 2 v's, not a w].
PREVENT-CONNECT "is where local, state, national, and tribal agencies and organizations will discuss how to develop, implement, and evaluate effective violence against women prevention initiatives." The list is affiliated with the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA). For more information or to subscribe, go to the Prevent-Connect web page on Yahoo Groups.
PROFEM-L is a pro-feminist list with a focus on men, masculinities, and gender relations. The list's purpose is to promote dialogue and networking among men and women concerned with gender justice and the elimination of sexism and gender inequalities, to circulate information on new initiatives, research, and resources, and to provide a virtual community to men and women who may feel isolated in their political efforts and/or their personal realisations and struggles. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE PROFEM-L to MAJORDOMO@COOMBS.ANU.EDU.AU . For more information, see the PROFEM web page.
PULSE (Policy Listserv and Strategy Exchange), sponsored by the Institute for Women's Policy Research, seeks to build coalitions among researchers, advocates, and legislators interested in strategies and research to improve women's status. The list provides an opportunity to share work, ideas, and concerns, and it encourages discussion of disparities and diversity among women. All individuals invested in improving women's status are welcome to join the list. More information can be found at the PULSE web page. To subscribe to PULSE, send the message SUBSCRIBE PULSE Your Name to LISTSERV@HERMES.CIRC.GWU.EDU.
RAPECRISIS is a moderated discussion list for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, and for others interested in these topics. To subscribe, go to the RAPECRISIS web page.
RIMA "(Red informativa de mujeres de Argentina) es una lista de correo-e en la cual se sociabilizan informaciones de medios masivos, alternativos, y las acciones que los grupos de mujeres encaran en la Argentina y en América Latina y el Caribe." For more information or to subscribe to this Spanish-language list, see the RIMA-lista web page or the broader RIMA web site.
RURALCONNECT is open to members of rural sexual assault and domestic violence programs. It is a working list for sharing, networking, and problem solving around sexual and domestic violence. Related information is available at the Ruralconnect web page.
RURALWOMYN is an email discussion list focusing on all aspects of what it means to be a rural woman in the United States. The list overcomes the distance and other barriers that prevent many rural women from meeting face to face. "It allows us to write about our own experiences as rural women, 'hear' the experiences of others, and explore the concept of 'rural women' as a group." Topics range from aspects of daily living to substantive issues and how they impact women, and, more specifically, rural women in the U.S. Members must currently live in a rural area and bring a rural perspective to discussions. The list is not open to those who have only an academic or professional interest in rural women's issues, or who have a primarily urban perspective. For more information or to subscribe, see the RURALWOMYN web page.
SAPC (Sexual Assault Program Coordinators) is a moderated list for college/university administrators who deal with sexual and/or domestic violence. For more information or to subscribe, see the SAPC web site.
SASH-L (Sociologists Against Sexual Harassment) is a moderated list focusing on sexual harassment. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE SASH-L to MAJORDOMO@BU.EDU .
SEAC+WOMYN is a women's environmental activist list run by the Student Environmental Action Coalition. To subscribe, address an e-mail message to SEAC+WOMYN-REQUEST@EARTHSYSTEMS.ORG and put SUBSCRIBE on the SUBJECT line.
SELF_DEFENSE_FOR_WOMEN is a Yahoo Groups forum for women who are active in the martial arts or who are interested in self defense. For more information or to subscribe, see the Self_Defense_For_Women Yahoo group web page.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an email forum associated with the international campaign of the same name. The campaign, which occurs each year from November 25 to December 10, calls for the elimination of all forms of violence against women through demonstrations, art exhibits, TV shows, seminars, and more. The forum enables participants to share strategies and resources, announce events, and demonstrate solidarity with one another. More information can be found at http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/16days/home.html . To join the forum, send email to email@example.com.
STOPRAPE is a sexual assault activist list. Send the subscription message SUBSCRIBE RAPE Your Name to LISTSERV@BROWNVM.BROWN.EDU .
UNDERCURRENTS is an online forum for discussion about "how cyberfeminism, new technologies, postcoloniality, and globalization are interrelated." Though the list's discussion takes place in English, "we offer to translate short posts that are sent in Spanish, French, German, and Russian." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE UNDERCURRENTS Your Email Address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
urban_women is an international forum with the objective of facilitating an exchange of information and sharing of experiences, resources, and strategies to advance women's rights and gender equality in local governance and local governments. The listserve is open to all womens's groups, activists, institutions, equality-seeking organizations, women in local government - elected officials, administrators, staff, partners, women urban professionals, etc. Men are also welcome. For more information or to subscribe, see the urban_women Yahoo groups page.
VALUWOMEN encourages discussion of women's issues on a broad range of topics, from politics to literature to film and film theory. Maintained by the Women's Studies Program at Valdosta State University, it welcomes academics, community activists, and senior-level undergraduates and graduate students. For more information, including access to the archives, or to subscribe, see the VALUWOMEN web page .
WAF-L (Women Against Fundamentalisms) is a British-based email forum for discussion of and opposition to the effects of fundamentalisms, especially the effects on women. For more information, see the WAF web site. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WAF-L Your Name to LISTPROC@GN.APC.ORG .
WELFAREM-L, established by the Institute for Women's Policy Research, offers scholars, advocates, and other interested individuals the opportunity to share their research, advocacy strategies, and questions on welfare and welfare reform in individual states and at the national level. Discussion can also be related to other issues, such as domestic violence or health. Information such as calls for papers, conference information, fact sheets, and legislative updates are also welcome. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WELFAREM-L Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU . Searchable archives for WELFAREM-L are available.
WHOA: Working to Halt Online Abuse [Formerly Women Halting Online Abuse] is an organization attempting to educate administrators about online harassment and abuse, empower and support victims, and formulate voluntary policies that site administrators can choose to adopt to create harassment-free environments. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WHOA Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM . More information is available on the WHOA web site.
WIB (Women in Black) is a list associated with the feminist group Women in Black, which opposes war, rape, and ethnic cleansing in all of the former Yugoslavia. You can get more information about the group and subscribe to the list at the Women in Black web site.
WLO-MEDIA offers members of the activist organization Women Leaders Online (WLO) a forum for discussing media issues, such as a feminist op ed project to balance anti-feminist and conservative media coverage. Writers, editors, researchers, and media activists are welcome. To subscribe to WLO-MEDIA, you must first join Women Leaders Online. You can do this at the WLO web site. Additional information is available there.
WLO-NEWS is a list for general discussion among members of the activist organization Women's Leaders Online (WLO). To subscribe, you must first join Women Leaders Online. You can do this at the WLO web site. Additional information is available there.
WLO-PROJECT is an action-oriented list established "to facilitate the empowerment and leadership of women in American politics, society, the economy, the media, and cyberspace." Pro-equality women and men willing to devote time to political activism are welcome to join. To subscribe, you must first join the activist organization Women Leaders Online (WLO). You can do this at the WLO web site. Additional information is available there.
WOC (Women Organizing for Change Alert List--USA) is an announcement-only list through which the organization Women Leaders Online (WLO) can keep people informed about political events, initiatives, and alerts designed to stop "the anti-women agenda of the Radical Right." You can subscribe at the WLO web site or by sending the message SUBSCRIBE WOC Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM .
WOMEN-HEALTH is a list for feminist activists, researchers, and policy makers, both within Canada and internationally , who are working to improve women's health. Sponsored by the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the list may be used to post announcements, events, and ideas that will further feminist work in women's health. To subscribe, send an email message to CELESTE.WINCAPAW@BCCEWH.BC.CA .WOMEN_HELPING_WOMEN_ESCAPE_ABUSE is a support list aimed at helping women get out of or avoid abusive relationships. This is a discussion and an action list. For more information or to subscribe, see the WOMEN_HELPING_WOMEN_ESCAPE_ABUSE web page.
WOMEN-JUS-L is a list for Canadian women's justice policy development. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOMEN-JUS-L to MAJORDOMO@NETSERVER.WEB.NET .
WOMEN OF KALI is a moderated list for discussions of feminist politics, especially concerning misogyny in the media and on the net. It also provides updates of the Women of Kali web site. You can subscribe by using a form on the site.
WOMENSMOBILIZATION is "a feminist network uniting, empowering, and mobilizing women in the struggle against patriarchy, with special focus on combatting the Bush administration's attacks against women's rights." The list's outlook is pro-choice, anti-sexist, anti-racist, democratic, and non-violent. To subscribe, go to the womensmobilization web page or send a message to email@example.com.
YOUNGRADICALWOMEN is a list for women who "resonate with the idea of radical feminism, radical ideals, and radical friendships." For more information or to subscribe, go to the YOUNGRADICALWOMEN web site.
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Copyright 2010 by Joan Korenman.Please send all additions and corrections to: Joan Korenman