AFAMFEMPLAYWRIGHTS is dedicated to promoting African American female playwrights and African American theatre by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas among African American female playwrights. Although primarily a group for African American female playwrights, AFAMFEMPLAYWRIGHTS welcomes other African American female theatre artists and technicians. For more information or to join, see the AFAMFEMPLAYWRIGHTS web page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/afamfemplaywrights .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. Send postings to firstname.lastname@example.org. APWOMEN2000 is archived at: http://www.isiswomen.org/womenet/lists/apwomen2000/archive/.
ASKDWAYNE is a forum to provide information and discussion about Black women's hair, including topics such as healthy hair, hair care, styles, products, and interviews with professionals in the hair care industry. For more information or to subscribe, see the ASKDWAYNE Yahoo groups web page.
BF-INTERRACE is a list for Black women who are currently in or have been in interracial and/or intercultural relationships. This is a positive list for Black women seeking support, resources, and discussion with other women in similar relationships. For more information, see the BF-INTERRACE web page. [This web page has become very difficult to access. If you are over 18, try signing in to Yahoo Groups and then going to the list's URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BF-interrace/ .] You can subscribe from the web page or by sending an email message to BF-INTERRACE-SUBSCRIBE@YAHOOGROUPS.COM .
BIRACIALLESBIANS is a Yahoo list for bi-racial and multiethnic lesbians of color and other lesbians of color who are interested in issues exploring multiculturalism and diversity as they relate to identity. Discussion topics include current political observations, cultural identification, self perception, and goals. For more information or to subscribe, go to the Yahoo BIRACIALLESBIANS web page. You can also subscribe by sending a message to email@example.com.
BLACK_WOMEN_DEPRESSION is a forum for black women who are dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolar, other mental illness or just the strain of having to deal with "strong black woman" syndrome. For more information or to subscribe, see the black_women_depression Yahoo groups web site.
BlkSnglMoms (Black Single Moms) brings together Black single moms and providers of products and services created to provide family, parental, safety, and business development assistance. For more information or to subscribe, see the BlkSnglMoms web page.
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.
BWEntrepreneur is a list for Black women in business or starting a new venture. The list offers advice, networking, discussion on ways to promote business, and announcements. For more information, see the BWEntrepreneur web site. You can subscribe from the web site or by sending an email message to BWEntrepreneuremail@example.com.
CAW - see CWN, below.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CWN (formerly CAW) is a women-only list that "focuses on Caribbean/Caribbean-American women of all ages (professionals/other) wanting to network or exchange thoughts on politics, development, sexual/physical abuse of women, culture, and lifestyle issues." To subscribe, send the message "I want to subscribe to CWN" and a brief bio including citing contact info, profession, and e-mail address to CWN's Founder/President, Jennifer Nunes, at email@example.com .
DESIDYKES is a Yahoo groups forum for South Asian lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered women. South Asian includes women from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, etc. To subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the DESIDYKES Yahoo Groups page. You may have to register first with Yahoo and then agree that you are 18 or older before you can access the page.
EmpowerMe. A Yahoo groups list affiliated with Empower Me!, an organization "dedicated to empowering Black Women in their careers and business. Building strong foundations for success through networking." For more information or to subscribe, see the EmpowerMe Yahoo groups web page.
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.
GENDER_AZURDEV is a bi-lingual (French/English) platform for information-sharing, dialogue, discussion and debate on Gender issues in Africa and all other regions. Information is also posted about relevant conferences, scholarships, fellowships, and other resources. More information is available at the GENDER_AZURDEV web page. To subscribe, send an email message to email@example.com .
GENDER-LAW is for discussing the role of the World Bank in addessing legal issues that affect women in developing countries. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENDER-LAW to MAJORDOMO@JAZZ.WORLDBANK.ORG .
GIRLFRIEND provides a forum for Black women in cyberspace. Topics are wideranging, including such issues as current events, spiritual quests, travel, politics, hair, money, children, popular culture, careers, sexuality, men, women. etc. "Girlfriends can be Black women by birth or by choice (black-identified) of any political orientation and sexual preference." For more information or to subscribe, see the GIRLFRIEND web page.
GRADUATE CENTER WOMEN OF COLOR NETWORK is a listserv for women of color pursuing their Ph.D.'s. Based at the City University of New York, the list is open to women of color doctoral candidates anywhere. The list's aim is to equip its members with the tools to survive and succeed in graduate school and to help members manage their various identites (daughters, partners, mothers, workers). The list posts announcements for events, conferences, papers, grants, jobs, etc. To join, please email Stephanie Campos at smcamposwatson AT yahoo.com [be sure to remove the spaces surrounding AT and replace AT with @].
HELWA-L is a list for Malaysian women in the U.S. and Canada. Send the subscription message SUBSCRIBE HELWA-L Your Name to LISTSERV@PSUVM.PSU.EDU .
HIR_SHE is a list for "dykes/lesbians/queerwomen of color" and is part of the Hir_She community. For more information or to subscribe, go to the community's web page.
HUES is a list "for dykes/lesbians/queer/gay women of color who live our lives as the fabulously fierce Femmes we are." The list is part of the Hir_She community. For more information or to subscribe, go to the HUES web page. [This web page has become very difficult to access. If you are over 18, try signing in to Yahoo and then going to the list's URL. You can also subscribe by sending a message to HUESfirstname.lastname@example.org .]
KOREANQ is a list for lesbian, bisexual and all queer women of Korean heritage. Members can network, organize, discuss politics, and share experiences. The list is open only to women of Korean heritage. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE KOREANQ to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG .
MUJER-L is a list for those who share an interest in Chicana and/or Latina issues. The listowners want to build an international network. Send the usual subscription message to LISTPROC@LMRINET.GSE.UCSB.EDU .
NETWORKING-WOMEN is a networking and support forum for African-American women who own a business or wish to start one. List members can share business problems, solutions, ideas, and accomplishments with other women who are looking to achieve similar goals. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE NETWORKING-WOMEN Your Name to LISTSERV@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM .
OCTAVIA-L is devoted to discussion of the work of African American feminist science fiction writer Octavia Butler. To subscribe, send the usual subscription message to LISTSERV@MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU .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.
SAGrrls is a Yahoo groups forum for, by, and about South Asian lesbians and bisexual women. The purpose of the forum is to create a safe space and to establish a network for individuals to exchange information and share thoughts, feelings, and ideas. "South Asian" includes women whose heritage is linked to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, or Tibet. The forum is open to any lesbian or bisexual woman who self-identifies in part or whole as a South Asian or who has some significant familial South Asian heritage. To subscribe, send a message to email@example.com or go to the SAGrrls Yahoo Groups page. You may have to register first with Yahoo and then agree that you are 18 or older before you can access the page.
SAWNET (South Asian Women's Net) is a discussion group for women from the south asian countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) as well as women from other parts of the world interested in the concerns of south asian women. This forum is open only to women. For information about subscribing, see the SAWNET list's web page.
SHAMS-AL-NISA, a women and Islam forum, has been set up for the discussion and debate of issues relating to the rights of women in Islam, including Muslim personal law and campaigns around gender in Islam and the Muslim community. For more information or to subscribe, see the SHAMS-AL-NISA web page.SISTANET is a list for lesbians, bisexual and transgendered women of African descent who are 18 or older. If you wish to subscribe, please first send a brief bio to SISTAHS@QUEERNET.ORG. The Subject: header should say "Re: Bio." The body of the message should contain the text of your bio. If you have questions about the list, send them to the list facilitator at the abovementioned address. This information is also available by sending the message INFO SISTANET to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG .
SUFIWOMEN-DIALOGUE is a forum for Sufi women from diverse cultural backgrounds who share a dedication to the goals of Sufism and wish to exchange ideas, traditions, concerns, and teachings. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject header to SUFIWOMEN-DIALOGUE-REQUEST@IAS.ORG . The body of the message should contain the single word SUBSCRIBE .
TW-WOMEN promotes discussion of issues related to Taiwanese women. The list is open to the general public. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE TW-WOMEN to MAJORDOMO@FORMOSA.ORG or use the form on the TW-WOMEN web site.
VISIONS-AFR is a bilingual (English/French) forum to post information and to discuss problems and solutions to the task of gender equality, with a focus on the West African region. Among the topics that the list has been set up to discuss are reproductive health and access to information in Africa; socio-cultural practices that affect women and children's health; family planning. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE VISIONS-AFR to MAJORDOMO@HSPHSUN2.HARVARD.EDU . VISIONS-AFR is part of the Global Reproductive Health Forum; more information is available at that site.
WEEPING-WILLOWS is a list for Black women "who have or are suffering from depression to talk with other women about various treatments and therapies, offer support, and discuss social issues, sexual abuse, drug addiction, weight issues, relationships, and other things" that affect mental health. For more information or to subscribe, see the WEEPING-WILLOWS web site. You can also subscribe by sending an email message to WEEPING-WILLOWS-SUBSCRIBE@YAHOOGROUPS.COM .
WIVES OF EGYPTIANS is a women-only forum for Muslim women married to Egyptian Muslims. "We hope this will be a place where we can grow in Islam, and also share our stories of life with an Egyptian male." To subscribe, see the WivesofEgyptians web page. More information is also available at the Wives of Egyptians home page.
WIVES OF MOROCCANS (WOM) is a women-only list for the wives of Moroccans. You can subscribe from the WOM Yahoo groups web page.
WOMEN_SRI_LANKA is a list for discussion of "issues relating to women, gender, and other relevant topics." Though many of the subscribers are from Sri Lanka, the list is open to everyone. You can subscribe from the women_sri_lanka web page or by sending an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org . [The web page has become very difficult to access. If you are over 18, try signing in to Yahoo Groups and then going to the list's URL: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/women_sri_lanka/ .]WOUGNET is a list for sharing news, information, and activities on women-related issues in Uganda. It is part of the Women of Uganda Network, which also maintains the WOUGNET web site. To subscribe to the email list, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOUGNET to email@example.com.
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