Copyright 1991-2011 by Joan Korenman
Here is Part 2 of Gender-Related Electronic Forums, an annotated, frequently-updated, alphabetical listing of publicly-accessible electronic forums (also known as "e-mail lists" or "listserv[e]s") related to women or to gender issues. (If you're new to e-mail lists and would like some basic information about what they are and how you can join one, check out this page.)
If you're looking for women-focused lists on a specific topic, you may prefer to use the following topical listings rather than scroll through the 4-part comprehensive listing (many lists, however, can be found only in the comprehensive listing):
ADDED NOTE: You are welcome to link to this document as long as you identify its title and author; the URL is http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/forums.html . You are also welcome to tell other people about the document. However, PLEASE DO NOT REPRODUCE THE LISTINGS because the information goes out of date so quickly. If you know of additions/changes, please notify Joan Korenman. Thank you.
See Introduction for additions and changes made in the past month.
FACES-L is "an international mailing list that connects women activists, artists, critics, theoreticians, technicians, journalists, researchers, programmers, networkers, web designers, and educators: women who share an interest in the media and communication arts." It is not a chat list but rather a cyber-resource though which women can share their projects, exhibitions, critical opinions, and texts. For more information or to subscribe, see the FACES-L web page.
FAH (Feminist Art History list) is a list for researchers, curators, art historians, faculty, students, and all those interested in discussing research issues and sharing resources of women artists throughout history. Topics may include theoretical discourse of historical or contemporary women artists' imagery; sharing obscure resources; discussing newly discovered artists; sharing course syllabi and bibliographies, etc. Students' research queries are welcome. You can subscribe at the FAH web page or by sending an email message to FAH-REQUEST@ESTOREMAKERS.COM with SUBSCRIBE in the Subject line and nothing in the body.
FATDYKES is "a place for fat lesbians and our allies to discuss topics related to our lives as fat lesbians, from a pro-fat, pro-lesbian perspective." The list is for women only and is open to all "fat-positive, pro-lesbian women of any size, orientation, or birth gender." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FATDYKES Your-emailaddress to MAJORDOMO@APOCALYPSE.ORG .
FAT-GIRLS is a women-only list for supportive discussion of the issues that concern fat women. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FAT-GIRLS <firstname.lastname@example.org> to MAJORDOMO@ANGUS.MYSTERY.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.
FEAST is an email list for the Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEAST Your Name to email@example.com. More information is available at the FEAST web page.
FEMAILCONNEXION is an Australian forum for women that offers "Grrl News & Views," information, and political discussion. Its Yahoo web page features the quote "Men are from earth. Women are from earth. Deal with it." For more information or to subscribe, see the FEMAILCONNEXION web page.
FEMALE-L (FEMinistische ALternativE) is a German-language Women's Studies list based in Austria. Messages in German or English are invited about feminist research and teaching, information about conferences, new books, and other announcements, other online sources of Women's Studies materials, etc. It is hoped that people from many countries and continents will participate. Send subscription message (SUBSCRIBE FEMALE-L Your Name) to LISTSERV@ALIJKU04.EDVZ.UNI-LINZ.AC.AT [note: that's a zero (0), not an upper-case O, in ALIJKU04]. After you sign on, please send a short intro and bio in either German or English.
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 .
FEMBIBLESTUDY is a list for people interested in looking at the Bible from a feminist perspective, and in studying the Bible to affirm feminist consciousness. Both Jewish and Christian perspectives are included. For more information or to subscribe, see the FEMBIBLESTUDY Yahoo Groups web page.
FEM-BIBLIO was created for discussing books related to women and/or spirituality. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEM-BIBLIO Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM .
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 .
FEMECON-L is a list for feminist economists. Archives are available at http://www.listproc.bucknell.edu/cgi-bin/archdex?list=femecon-l. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMECON-L Your Name to LISTSERV@BUCKNELL.EDU .
FEMINAMAIL, affiliated with the women-oriented Femina search engine, is a weekly list (each Monday) to let you know about "some of the coolest additions to the Femina database,...interesting sites from entertainment to health issues, feminist issues to family issues and more." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMINAMAIL to LISTSERV@LISTS.CGIM.COM.
FEMINANET is a list where you can ask other women online for help finding sites for your personal requests (from health questions to consumer information), academic research (statistics, biographies, current issues), and work-related needs (profiles of companies, networking, and technology issues). To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMINANET Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTS.CGIM.COM .
FEMINISM-DIGEST makes the moderated Google Group (formerly USENET newsgroup) soc.feminism (see USENET below) available in digest form via e-mail. The Google Group soc.feminism exists for discussion of feminism and feminist issues. To get the digest, you must join soc.feminism on Google Groups and select the digest option.
FEMINIST is a moderated list run by the Feminist Task Force of the American Library Association. It deals with issues such as sexism in libraries and librarianship, pornography and censorship in libraries, and racism and ethnic diversity in librarianship. For more information or to subscribe, see the FEMINIST web page
FEMINIST BUDDHIST EMAIL SANGHA is a spiritual support group for feminist women interested in Buddhism. The group, which is cooperative (unmoderated), intends to provide a safe forum for sharing personal experience, and aims to pay attention to the needs of the group as a community. For more information, see Catherine Loudzen's SkyDancer site. To inquire about membership, contact CATHERINE@LOUDZEN.COM .
FEMINISTDISCUSSION is a high-volume list for discussion of feminist topics. "Radical, socialist, academic, school-of-hard-knocks, beginning and experienced feminists welcome." The list's number one rule is respect. For more information and instructions for subscribing, see the FEMINISTDISCUSSION web page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/feministdiscussion .
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.
FEMINIST MOTHERS AT HOME is a list "for thinking women who choose to stay at home with their children and do something more than watch Regis and Kathie Lee." The list, which limits the number of subscribers, offers "a positive feminist voice to the issues that surround mothering." More information can be found at the list's web site.
FEMINIST PARENTS is a web-based forum for parents who identify as feminist to discuss raising children, gender issues, parenting worries, life generally. Includes a reading room. For more information, see the FEMINIST PARENTS web site.
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/ .
FEMINIST PREGNANCY is a list for discussion of academic and personal issues related to pregnancy (and parenting). It is open to any women who are interested in issues of feminism as they relate to pregnancy/parenting and vice versa. The list serves a dual purpose in that it promotes discussion on both a scholarly and a personal level. To subscribe, send a short bio explaining why you are joining the list and what your interests are to SDIETZEL@LOYNO.EDU.
FEMINISTSF is "a list for feminists and activists; writers, readers, and scholars of science fiction, fantastic, and utopian literature." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMINISTSF Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU . For a more focused, semi-moderated list, try FEMINISTSF-LIT . The instructions for subscribing are the same, except for the list's name. More information about both lists is available at the Feminist SF web site. [NOTE (7/2006): MOST OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS NO LONGER CORRECT. THE LIST SEEMS STILL TO EXIST. I'VE WRITTEN FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.]
FEMISA is a list for discussion of the interrelationship of feminism/gender/women and international relations. More information and archives of past messages can be found at the Feminist Theory and Gender Studies web site. Send subscription messages to LISTPROC@CSF.COLORADO.EDU .
FEMJUR is a feminist jurisprudence list. It describes itself as "a forum for discussing theories and issues regarding feminism and women and law." For more information or to subscribe, see the FEMJUR web page.
FEM-MAG-PUBLISHERS serves the needs of women publishers, editors, and other women in publication administration/design/circulation management. This can mean feminists who publish feminist or women's magazines, journals, or newsletters, and feminists who are publishing or editing publications that are not necessarily feminist in "persuasion," but who would like to network with other publishers. Discussion is progressive and not overly academic. Topics range from the business and entrepreneurship of publishing from a feminist/women's perspective to editorial issues and more. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEM-MAG-PUBLISHERS Your Name to LISTPROC@LISTS.COLORADO.EDU .
FEMMENT-L is a list for discussion of feminist mentoring, especially in academic fields that are still male-dominated. Topics include defining feminist mentoring, mentoring strategies, types of mentoring and their effectiveness, and anything else related to examining the role of mentoring within a feminist context. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMMENT-L <your email address> to FEMMENT-L-REQUEST@WIZARD.UCR.EDU .
FEMMYSTERY is a list for fans of female mystery writers who write about female main characters. For more information or to subscribe, go to the FEMMYSTERY web site.
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.
femOVE is a German-language forum for women working in Electrical Engineering and related fields. It is part of the Austrian organization femOVE, founded in 2009 to provide networking, encouragement, and support for women in these fields. To get more information about the forum or to subscribe, go to femOVE's mailingliste web page.
FEMPED-L, a feminist pedagogy list, has been designed for discussing issues of power and positionality in the classroom and how feminist pedagogy can be used to challenge patriarchal modesl and methods that silence and intimidate women in educational settings. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMPED-L Your Name to firstname.lastname@example.org .
FEMREL-L focuses on women and religion and feminist theology. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMREL-L Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM .
FEMSUPREM has been set up to discuss "the idea that perhaps women are superior to men, whether in a few ways, or in everything." Both women and men may join and participate. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE to FEMSUPREM-REQUEST@RENAISSOFT.COM.
FEMSW-L is an unmoderated Feminist Social Work list. Only subscribers may post messages. Archives are available on the web at http://list.uvm.edu/archives/femsw-l.html. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMSW-L Your Name to LISTSERV@LIST.UVM.EDU .
FEMTHEOLOZ is an Australian list for discussion of feminist theology. It features events, celebrations, conferences, new publications, visitors, research interests, etc. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMTHEOLOZ to MAJORDOMO@VICNET.NET.AU .
FEMUSCLE offers a supportive environment for female athletes who have built a high degree of muscularity, such as bodybuilders, rugby and football players, throwers, swimmers, etc. The list emphasizes discussion and encouragement for those fighting against gender role prejudices that would repress the potential of the female form. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEMUSCLE <your e-address> to MAJORDOMO@LIGHTNING.COM .
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 .
FIBROTALK is a support list for sufferers of Fibromyalgia, most of whom are women. For more information or to subscribe, see the FIBROTALK web page.
FICTIONS is a virtual book discussion group for lesbians and bisexual women interested in all kinds of fiction, with a slight preference for the contemporary period. List members may propose books to be read for group discussion, or simply post comments about whatever they are currently reading. All participants are encouraged to post at least once a month, even if just to provide a list of recent reads, perhaps with short reviews. For more information about the list, including instructions for subscribing, send the message INFO FICTIONS to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG .
FIFTYSOMETHING-WOMEN is a list for "enthusiastic, feisty women" who have reached age 50 and refuse to be limited by age, expectations, or conventions. Any woman in her fifties, sixties, seventies, or beyond is welcome to join. For more information, see the FIFTYSOMETHING-WOMEN web page. To join, send the message SUBSCRIBE FIFTYSOMETHING-WOMEN to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ICORS.ORG.
FINN-WID is a Finnish discussion list sponsored by Finnwid for discussion on gender and the Third World. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FINN-WID to MAJORDOMO@HELSINKI.FI .
FIREBRANDS-OF-THE-LORD is a forum for Christian clergywomen and seminarians; members share visions, dreams, issues, and resources, as well as offer each other spiritual support. More information is available at the CLERGYWOMAN/FIREBRANDS OF THE LORD web site. To join, contact email@example.com or subscribe by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a brief bio and other messages to share with participants.
FIRSTRCU is a Yahoo group for members of the Robot Chicks Union (RCU), an organization whose mission is "to inspire girls of all ages to value science, engineering, and technology." The RCU advocates the involvement of females in FIRST. For more information or to subscribe, see the FIRSTRCU Yahoo Groups web page.
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 email@example.com or subscribe at the FIVERS web page .
FLANNERY-L is a scholarly discussion forum about the life and writings of Flannery O'Connor. Postings may include queries, calls for papers, discussion, conference announcements, information on new publications, and other topics relevant to O'Connor studies. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to FLANNERY-L@GRUMPY.GAC.PEACHNET.EDU and on the SUBJECT line, put ADD ME TO THE LIST . You should receive a response outlining the various commands.
FLING is "a woman-centered list for women in linguistics and related fields, such as anthropology, artificial intelligence, communications, foreign language pedagogy, philosophy, sociology, psychology, and women's studies. The list has been created to provide women with a forum in which to discuss professionally relevant issues, broadly construed, and in which the terms of discussion are established and maintained by women." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FLING Your Name to LISTSERV@UNC.EDU .
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.
FNG-L is an interdisciplinary list that aims to connect researchers working in the area of "Gender and Nations/Nationalisms" in the early modern period and the 19th and 20th centuries. The focus is on Europe, including attention to colonialism and imperialism. The list intends to facilitate information exchange about research projects (completed, in progress, or planned), new publications, workshops, colloquia, conferences, and calls for papers. More information is available at the FNG-L web page, where you can also subscribe.
4Indianwoman.com Discussion Board is a web-based forum for Indian women. Separate sections of the forum include Female Issues, Current Issues, Social Issues, Entertainment and Sports, Freelancing, Writing Techniques, and General. The Discussion Board is part of the larger 4Indianwoman.com web site, a writing platform for Indian women that offers weekly blogs, stories, novels, poems, articles, commentary, and more.
FORMERNUNS is dedicated to the needs, interests, and concerns of former members of women's religious communities in the Roman Catholic and other Christian religious traditions. For more information or to subscribe, go to the Sisters in Spirit web site.
FRAUEN-L - See H-FRAUEN-L .
FUN50SFEM is an unmoderated list for "unmoderated, unrestricted women around 50 years of age who enjoy writing and love email. Dress is casual. No topics are off topic. Thinking is optional - a sense of humor is a must." To subscribe, go to the Yahoo groups site and follow directions to subscribe. Free registration with Yahoo groups is required before you can subscribe.
FWSDWC, sponsored by the NCA's Feminist and Women Studies Division and Women's Caucus, is an unmoderated list (in contrast to the moderated list GENDER) established "to share information of interest to women as well as to those who support women and issues of importance to women in the communication discipline." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FWSDWC Firstname Lastname to SUBSCRIBE@ARISTOTLE.ES.TWSU.EDU .
GASKELL-L is a list for notices, inquiries, information, and discussion related to the life and literature of Elizabeth Gaskell, as well as to any related areas of interest. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GASKELL-L to firstname.lastname@example.org . More information about the list and about Elizabeth Gaskell can be found on the Elizabeth Gaskell Information Page.GAYNET is a list focusing on gay and lesbian concerns on college campuses. To subscribe, see the GAYNET web page.
GBBG (Good Boys, Bad Girls) is a list for discussion of gender issues, including but not only the issue of being "wrong gendered," i.e., not conforming to usual expectations for males and females. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GBBG to MAJORDOMO@ARMISPIANSYSTEMS.ROSSLAND.BC.CA .
GEGSTAFF is the discussion list for the gay/lesbian/bisexual caucus of the Association of American Geographers. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GEGSTAFF Your Name to LISTSERV@LSV.UKY.EDU .
GENDER is a moderated forum for exploring the role of communication (including media) in how ideas of masculinity, femininity, androgyny, and other concepts of gender are negotiated. NOTE: People with educational e-mail addresses (those ending in .edu or .ac.xx) or addresses in certain less developed countries may subscribe to GENDER for free; people writing from commercial accounts (.com) must first join CIOS at a cost of US $45 per year in order to subscribe. To subscribe, send the message JOIN GENDER Your Name to COMSERVE@CIOS.LLC.RPI.EDU .
A second list called GENDER, based in Norway, is for "discussing all aspects of gender and (biological) sex issues." One of the list's primary concerns is "to provide an open-minded forum for discussion of gender stereotypes vs. individuality, gender roles, and particularly how people can get beyond these restrictions." For more information or to subscribe, see the GENDER web site.
GENDER-AIDS is an internationally-focused list for discussion of gender and AIDS/HIV. Though it is an email list, you can read some of the messages and subscribe to GENDER-AIDS from the Web.
GENDERANDICT is a moderated international list for everyone interested in international gender and ICT developments, including policy-makers, academics, women's organizations, and designers of software or courses. The list can be used to disseminate announcements of workshops, conferences, new websites, job openings, and the latest research results. For more information or to subscribe, see the GENDERANDICT web page at http://mailman.let.uu.nl/mailman/listinfo/genderandict .
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 .
GENDERCB is a mostly academic list for discussing issues pertaining to research in Gender, Marketing, and Consumer Behavior, both scholarly and practical. To subscribe, send the standard message to LISTSERV@URIACC.URI.EDU .
GENDER-ECONOMICS is a moderated academic forum for discussion of issues relating to gender economics, such as new facts and theories, the availability of data, economic research methods, etc. The list is based in Belgium. To subscribe, send a two-line message to MAJORDOMO@UFSIA.AC.BE . The first line should say SUBSCRIBE GENDER-ECONOMICS and the second line should say END.
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 .
GENDER-RELIGION is an academic list for discussion on any area related to feminism, women or gender studies and its relevance to the study and practice of religion(s), whether ancient or modern. The list is not moderated but is sponsored by the Gender and Religion Research Centre at the University of London. To subscribe, send the following two-line message to firstname.lastname@example.org:
JOIN GENDER-RELIGION Your Name
More information is available at the GENDER-RELIGION web page.
GENDER-SET is a list for discussion of research on gender, science, technology, and engineering (SET). For more information or to subscribe, see the GENDER-SET web page at http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/gender-set.html .
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.
GENDERSTUDIES, based at the Kharkov Center for Gender Studies in the Ukraine, is a list for university teachers and researchers in the NIS (New Independent States, i.e., the former Soviet Union) and for others concerned with gender issues in this region. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENDERSTUDIES to MAJORDOMO@UNIVER.KHARKOV.UA . For more information, see the GENDERSTUDIES web page.
GENDEV is an e-mail network on intrahousehold and gender aspects of food and agricultural research. It is set up to provide mutual support and encouragement to researchers working on gender and intrahousehold issues at CGIAR centers, NARS, and related NGOS involved in food and agricultural policy. For more information, see the GENDEV Network page. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENDEV to LISTSERV@CGIAR.ORG.
GENED is a list where teachers, parents, researchers, and others can discuss gender and education, especially in K-12. Topics may include gender issues for schools and in the K-12 curriculum; gender equity; gender identity formation; gender and health; and similar topics. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENED to MAJORDOMO@ACPUB.DUKE.EDU.
GENEROURBAN is a forum for discussion and networking about gender and cityplanning, women in the cities, research-action, practice and policies. Based in Madrid, Spain, the list welcomes messages in Spanish and will also accept them in French or English. For more information or to subscribe, see the Spanish-language GENEROURBAN web page.
GEN-MUS is a list for discussion of music in relation to women, gender, and sexuality. Contributions may be professional in tone, or may be informal personal messages, or anything in between. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GEN-MUS to MAJORDOMO@VIRGINIA.EDU .
GENNET, hosted by the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Natal, South Africa, is an open list intended to facilitate discussion on gender-related issues primarily (but not exclusively) in South Africa. For more information or to subscribe, go to the GENNET web page at http://lists.nu.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/gennet/ .
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.
GENSALUD is a moderated list operated by the Women, Health, and Development Programme of the Pan-American Health Organization. It disseminates information in Spanish and English about gender and women's health issues in the Americas (violence, health sector reform, reproductive and sexual health, aging, adolescence, HIV/AIDS, etc.). News items include calls for papers, conference and job announcements, new publications, websites, and more. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GENSALUD to email@example.com or go to the GENSALUD web page.
GEOGFEM is a discussion forum for feminist issues in Geography. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GEOGFEM to LISTSERV@LSV.UKY.EDU . If you need more information, you can contact the list manager at SYA at INSIGHTBB.COM.
GESTH-L is a Hungarian Gender Studies list. It provides a forum in Hungarian for networking, discussion, and exchange of information for Hungarian researchers and activists of women's organizations, though contributions from outside the country are also welcome. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GESTH-L Your Name to LISTSERV@HUEARN.SZTAKI.HU .
GFWIS (Gerontologists/Geriatricians for Women in Society) is a dialogue tool for gerontology and geriatric professionals interested in issues specific to elderly women, women as caretakers of the elderly, and female healthcare and human services providers and educators. GFWIS is supported by the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse and the New York Statewide Resource Center for Geriatric Education. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GFWIS Your Name to MAJORDOMO@LIST.HSCSYR.EDU .
GGBB has been created for discussion of issues facing gay and lesbian couples by people who will experience or have already dealt with these same issues. These issues include monogamy, sex, domestic partnership benefits, dealing with family members, anti-couple bias in the general g/l/b community, networking with other couples, etc. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GGBB to MAJORDOMO@ABACUS.OXY.EDU .
GIRL is a private, unmoderated list for and about girls, grrrls, young women, lesbian and feminist youth, etc. (born-female and approximately 25 and younger). To subscribe, send a brief bio (100 words or more) including your age, interest in the list, anything about your background, work, experiences, or commitments, and anything else you want listmembers to know (bios are posted when your subscription is accepted-- you must request otherwise or this will be done autmatically). If you wish to receive the list in digest form, say so in your bio. Send the bio to GIRL@MYLIST.NET . For more information, contact the listowner at GIRL-OWNER@MYLIST.NET .
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.
GIRLS_STUDIES provides announcements, queries, and resources for academics who study girlhood in any discipline: cultural studies, history, sociology, literature, psychology, etc. It is intended for professional academics, not for undergraduates, journalists, parents seeking help with their daughters, etc. Subscription requests are approved by the moderator. For more information or to subscribe, see the GIRLS_STUDIES web page at Yahoo Groups.
GIRLTALK04 is a women's/feminist discussion group on Yahoo Groups. Membership is restricted to women. For more information or to subscribe, see the GIRLTALK04 web page.
THE GIRL ZONE is a list for lesbian and bisexual women under the age of 18. Discussion topics include "anything and everything." To subscribe, send a message saying that you wish to subscribe and put "the girl zone" in the subject header. Send the message to EIECTRICA@AOL.COM (note that the second letter is an I, not an L).
GIS_WOMEN is a Yahoo group for women in or interested in Geographic Information Systems. For more information or to join, see the GIS_WOMEN web page.
GLAS-SISTERS, sponsored by the Network of East-West Women, is a Russian-language discussion of gender issues in the Newly Independent States. To subscribe, contact Irina Doskitch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
GLB-MEDICAL-L is a list for discussion of issues related to homosexuality and the medical profession. For more information, send the message INFO GLB-MEDICAL-L to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UTORONTO.CA .To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GLB-MEDICAL-L Your Name to that same address . (Note: this list replaces GLB-MEDICAL.)
GLB-NEWS is a "read-only depository of information for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, and sympathetic persons." Send subscription messages to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.AOL.COM .
GLBT-BUSINESSES is a list for discussion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered businesses, people that support GLBT businesses, or businesses that support GLBT people. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GLBT-BUSINESSES to GLBT-BUSINESSES-REQUEST@WHETZEL.COM .
GLB-YOUTH-L serves as an email gateway to the moderated Google (formerly Usenet) newsgroup soc.support.youth.gay-lesbian-bi . This allows users to access the newsgroup through email, so that they can read it even if they cannot access it through Usenet. For more information or to subscribe, see the GLB-YOUTH-L web page. See also soc.support.youth.gay-lesbian-bi below.
GLOBAL-L is a discussion and information list on women and globalization issues, including trade, entrepreneurship, and informal sector activities. To subscribe, send a message to GLOBAL-L@LIST.IFIAS.ORG with the word SUBSCRIBE in the Subject heading.
GLOBALRN is a list for nurses and other health care professionals interested in topics related to culture and health. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GLOBALRN Your Name to LISTSERV@ITSSRV1.UCSF.EDU .
GOLDLEADS is a list to support women who run small businesses. To subscribe, send the one-word message SUBSCRIBE to GOLDLEADS-REQUEST@AMAZONCITY.COM .
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 @].
GRRLTALK is a LinuxChix list for women who are interested in the GNU/Linux operating system, the Open Source Software movement, and/or the efforts of the Free Software Foundation. However, topics on GRRLTALK are quite diverse; you needn't know a lot about Linux to participate, and if you wish to talk about your cat or your favorite sci-fi/fantasy author, or share a poem with other grrltalk members, that's fine. For more information or to subscribe, go to the GRRLTALK web page at http://www.linuxchix.org/mailman/listinfo/grrltalk . For more technically oriented discussion, see the LinuxChix TECHTALK list.
A second list called GRRLTALK exists to provide safe space for lesbian and bisexual women. To subscribe, send the message SUB GRRLTALK Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTS.MILEPOST1.COM.
GYN-CANCER offers support for women with genitourinary cancer and their families. This includes, but is not limited to, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, and vulvar and vaginal cancers. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GYN-CANCER to MAJORDOMO@RAPTORS.DUNIMAS.COM .
GYN-DOCS is an unmoderated list for discussion of academic topics in gynecology by health care professionals. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GYN-DOCS Youraddress to MAJORDOMO@OAC1.OAC.TJU.EDU . Information file is available by sending message INFO GYN-DOCS to above address [note that the address includes the numeral 1, not the letter l].
GYN-ONC is an unmoderated discussion list for patients, family, friends, researchers, and physicians, to discuss clinical and nonclinical issues and advances pertaining to gynecological cancers. This includes patient experiences, psychosocial issues, new research, clinical trials, and discussions of current treatment practices. The list is archived at http://listserv.acor.org/archives/gyn-onc.html, where you can also subscribe.
HDSOC-L is a list for the exchange of information on the works of the poet HD (Hilda Doolittle). The list is affiliated with the Hilda Doolittle Society. Send usual subscription message to LISTSERV@UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU .
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 .
H-MINERVA is a moderated list for discussion of women and the military and women in war. It offers a forum for exchange between scholars and for the current concerns of active duty women and women veterans (including "civilian" veterans like military wives and members of the Red Cross). Materials of permanent value will be stored on the H-Net WWW page. To subscribe to H-MINERVA, send the following message to LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU: SUBSCRIBE H-MINERVA Firstname Lastname, Affiliation (e.g., Subscribe H-Minerva Ovetta Culp Hobby, WAC).
H-QUILTS is a moderated list whose purpose is to provide an exchange of information for individuals engaged in quilting research and documentation. The list provides a forum for raising issues, reporting findings, reviewing books and articles, and sharing information about exhibitions, collections, publications, grant opportunities, calls for papers, and conferences. More information is available at the H-QUILTS web site. You can subscribe at that site or by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org that says SUBSCRIBE H-QUILTS Your Name, Your Affiliation.H-SAWH is a moderated academic list for studying the history of women and gender in the U. S. South. It encourages exchange about current research, reviews of primary and secondary sources, discussion of approaches and methods for teaching the history of women and gender in the U.S. South, announcements, etc. To subscribe, send the message SUB H-SAWH firstname lastname, institution (e.g., SUB SAWH Pat Jones, Southern State U.) to LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU . By return mail, you will receive a short questionnaire which must be completed and returned to confirm your subscription.
H-STATE is a list for scholars of the welfare state, social welfare history, and policy history, including issues such as mother's assistance and protective legislation for women and children. For more information, see the list's web site. To subscribe, send the message SUB H-STATE Your Name, School (e.g., SUB H-STATE Leslie Jones, Southern Jersey U.) to LISTSERV@MSU.EDU .
H-WOMEN is a forum for scholars and teachers of Women's History. For more information, see the list's web site. To subscribe, send the message SUB H-WOMEN Your Name, Affiliation (e.g., SUB H-WOMEN Leslie Jones, Southern Jersey U.) to LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU .
HerSmallBusiness is a discussion list for women in business. "Join a community of women working together to strengthen our presence in the entrepreneurial arena. Beat the isolation and grow your business with our resources and the wealth of information our members are more than willing to share." To subscribe, send a blank e-mail message to email@example.com or go to the list's Yahoo groups web page.
HEXENFORSCHUNG is an interdisciplinary German-language list for the scholarly study of witches. For more information, a look at the archives, and subscription instructions, see the HEXENFORSCHUNG web page.
HEYER LIST is an email forum for discussing all things pertaining to the work of novelist Georgette Heyer, including the Regency world of her novels. For more information or to subscribe, see the Heyer List web site at http://www.heyerlist.org/ .
HILLEL-WOMEN is a list for discussion of Jewish women's issues such as feminism and Judaism, women's spirituality, body issues, women's political issues, and more. To subscribe, send an e-mail message containing just the single word JOIN in the body of the message to HILLEL-WOMEN-REQUEST@OFFER-ENT.COM . If you encounter difficulties, contact Tracy Moran (TMORAN@HILLEL.ORG).
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.
HISTORY-CHILD-FAMILY has been established "to enable the exchange of ideas and resources among teachers and researchers of childhood and family history in Britain and Europe." More information is available at the list's web site. To subscribe, send the message JOIN HISTORY-CHILD-FAMILY Firstname Lastname to JISCMAIL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK .
H-HISTSEX is a list for historians of sexuality. It welcomes calls for papers, information about and reviews of new publications, requests for information, and discussion concerning historical perspectives on heterosexual relations: premarital (illegitimacy, courtship), marital, extramarital (adultery, divorce); same-sex relations; masturbation; prostitution; sexually transmitted diseases; abortion, birth control; sex education; moral reform organizations; legal regulation of sexual behavior; medical views; pornography; censorship; "perversions," etc. To obtain more information, read the archives, or subscribe, see the H-HISTSEX web page .
HORSEWOMEN is a discussion and networking forum for horse-loving women everywhere. All styles of riding and training; horse ownership not required. For more information about the list, including instructions for joining, send the message INFO HORSEWOMEN to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG .
HOTFLASH is a list about women's health, especially the problems associated with peri-menopause and menopause. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE HOTFLASH to MAJORDOMO@MLISTS.NET .
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 .]
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 .
HYSTERSISTERS is an online hysterectomy support group. It provides support and information to women before and after a hysterectomy. It has apparently become a message board rather than an email list. To obtain more information, go to the HYSTERSISTERS web site.
IAFFE-L is the official, moderated email list of the International Association for Feminist Economics. It offers an open forum for dialogue and debate about feminist economic issues and provides timely information about conferences, calls for papers, and job opportunities. More information is available at the IAFFE-L web page. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE IAFFE-L Your Name to email@example.com.
IAWMLIST is a forum for members of the International Alliance for Women in Music. Discussion focuses on women composers and women-in-music topics. There are regular postings of composer opportunities. Non-member participation on the list is permitted. To subscribe, send a one-word email message saying SUBSCRIBE IAWMLIST Firstname Lastname (e.g., SUBSCRIBE IAWMLIST Jane Smith, if your name is Jane Smith) to LISTSERV@UNT.EDU . For more information, see the IAWM web site.
IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer) is a list for people who have inflammatory breast cancer and those who support them. To subscribe, send the one-word message SUBSCRIBE to IBC-REQUEST@BESTIARY.COM . For more information, contact the listowner, Pete Bevin (MOOSE@BESTIARY.COM).
ICAN is a list sponsored by the International Caesarean Awareness Network for people who wish to discuss Caesarean section in a supportive environment. The list is open to people who have experienced c-section, parents who wish to avoid a c-section, people who wish to have a vaginal birth after a Caesarean, or professionals wishing to contribute. For more information or to subscribe, see the ICAN web site.
ICTFORRURALWOMEN is an information and announcement list that circulates information about resources, events, and organizations working on issues related to how women can use ICTs [information and communication technologies] to support their grassroots productive enterprises. For more information or to subscribe to the list, go to the ICTForRuralWomen web page
ICWP-L gives women in theatre, esp. playwrights, the opportunity to converse with one another concerning all aspects of their craft. While ICWP-L is for members of the International Center for Women Playwrights and its supporters, those wishing to sub to this list for 3 months before deciding on membership may do so. To subscribe, write to LISTADMIN@INTERNATIONALWOMENPLAYWRIGHTS.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 .
ILIST is a list for discussion of infertility. Both women and men may join. Extensive additional information can be obtained by sending the message INFO ILIST to MAJORDOMO@ACPUB.DUKE.EDU . To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE ILIST to that same address.
INCOUNTRY-WOMEN-LIST is a forum for women who went to Vietnam in either a civilian or a military capacity. The list is open to anyone, but most of the participants are women who were In Country. You can subscribe on the InCountry web page or by sending the message SUBSCRIBE INCOUNTRY-WOMEN-LIST to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU .
IRWMST-L has been set up by the Irish Higher Education Equality Unit for people involved or interested in Women's Studies in Ireland. It is hoped that the list will facilitate discussions of teaching and research, exchanges of information and advice, and increased contact. Send subscription message SUB IRWMST-L Forename Surname to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.HEA.IE .
ISLAM-FEMALE-LEADERSHIP is an email list that connects scholars from a wide variety of disciplines interested in female religious leadership in Islamic communities worldwide. For more information or to join, see the ISLAM-FEMALE-LEADERSHIP web page.
IVF is a support list for women going through in vitro fertilization. For more information or to subscribe, see the IVF web page A sister list, PGIVF, may also be of interest.IWIDG is a list for discussion of Iranian women's issues. Send usual subscription message to LISTPROC@U.WASHINGTON.EDU .
JOAN OF ARC is a moderated discussion group affiliated with the International Joan of Arc Society. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE to JOANOFARC@SEAS.SMU.EDU .
JOBPOSTS is a LinuxChix list for announcing technical job openings. For more information or to subscribe, see the JOBPOSTS web page.
JUST4WIVES is an open, unmoderated list for women who want to talk about anything related to being married, such as arguments, money, jealousy, sex, and anything else related to being a wife. To subscribe, go to the JUST4WIVES web page or contact the listowner at STACEY440@AOL.COM .
KALEIDOSCOPHILES is a women-only list for Canadian lesbians who are, or previously have been, married as well as for married women questioning their sexuality. For more information or to subscribe, see the KALEIDOSCOPHILES web page at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kaleidoscophiles . [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/kaleidoscophiles/ .]
K-D-LANG welcomes "discussion of k.d. lang and her music, concert appearances, interviews, any other miscellaneous k.d.-related musings and some general chat. A sense of humor is requested, the kitschier the better." To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE K-D-LANG to MAJORDOMO@WORLD.STD.COM .
KIAI is a list for women martial artists and women interested in the martial arts. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE KIAI to MAJORDOMO@APOCALYPSE.ORG .
KINGSDAUGHTERS is a list to offer encouragement for Christian single women. For more information, send the message INFO KINGSDAUGHTERS to MAJORDOMO@ANGUS.MYSTERY.COM . To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE KINGSDAUGHTERS to the same address.
KNOWHOWCONF has been set up to enable people to follow the KnowHow Conference. The Know How Conference on the World of Women's Information is an international congress that is held every four years. It is also a global process that facilitates an exchange of expertise and experiences among information specialists whose work focuses on the position of women. The KNOWHOWCONF listserv has been set up to provide information about Conference developments and to help people stay in touch with women’s information specialists worldwide. To subscribe, send an email message to LISTSERV@NIC.SURFNET.NL with a subject header that says SUBSCRIBE KNOWHOWCONF [your-first-name-your-last-name]. Do not put anything in the body of the message.
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 .
LACTNET is a rather high-volume discussion list for lactation consultants, midwives, childbirth educators, dieticians, scientists, and other medical professionals to discuss issues regarding breastfeeding in an effort to better support breastfeeding mothers. To view the list's archives and/or to subscribe, see the LACTNET web site.
LADIES_FELLOWSHIP, for women only, is a Christian women's chat group where women can share experiences and minister to one another. To subscribe, send any email message to LADIES_FELLOWSHIP-SUBSCRIBE@ASSOCIATE.COM . Note carefully the use of the underscore ( _ ) and hyphen ( - ) in the address.
LANYER is a list for discussion of the 17th-century English poet Aemilia Lanyer. Send message SUBSCRIBE LANYER Your Name to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ARIZONA.EDU .
LDS MOMS is a discussion list for mothers who are also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You can get more information and subscribe at the LDS MOMS web page.
LDWOMEN is a list for adult women with learning disabilities. Its purpose is to provide a forum for women with learning disabilities to connect and share ideas, knowledge, and support. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE LDWOMEN Your Name to LISTSERV@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU .
LEBWA is the Lebanese Women's Association's email forum for Lebanese women living in diaspora, mainly in the United States. LEBWA is an educational, non-religious, non-political, non-partisan foroum for discussion. For more information or to subscribe, see the LEBWA web site.
LEDONNE is a moderated Italian discussion list for women ("le donne" means "the women" in Italian). To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE LEDONNE Name Surname to LISTSERV@CITINV.IT .
LEGACY - see SSAWW
LESBIAN has been established to enable users of the BIFEM.NET chatrooms and web site to stay in touch through email even "when they are busy and not online." (?) You can subscribe at the BIFEM.NET web site or by sending an empty email message to LESBIAN-SUBSCRIBE@yahoogroups.com . More information is also available at the web site.
LESBIAN-HW (Lesbian Health Worker) is an Australian list to "facilitate communication on a national level to all people who work in, or are interested in, the area of lesbian health." Discussion topics may include "the effects of heterosexual dominance and homophobia in the public and private sphere; legal issues and legislative changes; medical issues; pregnancy and parenting, details about programs, groups or research ideas, etc." For more information or to subscribe, see the Lesbian Health Worker web site at http://www.nwjc.org.au/avcwl/lists/info/lesbian-hw.html .
LESBIANMUSICIANS is a list for lesbian musicians. It has a moderated subscription procedure, so you will be asked a few questions before joining. For more information or to subscribe, go to the LESBIANMUSICIANS 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/lesbianmusicians/ .] You can also subscribe by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org .
LesbianSatsang is a list for lesbians who follow a spiritual path of non-duality, whether through Advaita Vedanta, Buddhism, Taoism, any of the Western mystical traditions, or one's own unique brand of spirituality. Satsang means, "association with Truth." At Lesbian Satsang we explore how we "meet with Truth" within ourselves, our relationships and our spiritual paths. For more information or to subscribe, see the LesbianSatsang web page. You can also subscribe by sending an email to LesbianSatsangemail@example.com.LESBIANSTTC (Lesbians Trying to Conceive) is geared toward lesbians only, who are in the process of or are considering conceiving a child. For more information or to subscribe, see the LESBIANSTTC web page. [When you click on the web page link, you'll be asked to sign in to Yahoo Groups and then certify that you are over 18. You'll then be taken to the list's web page.]
LESBIAN-WRITERS is a professional networking, support, and discussion group for lesbians who are or aspire to be published writers of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. The list will serve as a clearinghouse of information of interest to lesbian writers as well as a springboard for spinoff mini-lists that will function as "virtual writing groups." For more information, send the message INFO LESBIAN-WRITERS to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG .
LESBICAS_PT is a Portuguese-language list for lesbians. To subscribe, send a blank email message to LESBICAS_PT-SUBSCRIBE@yahoogroups.co.uk or subscribe from the LESBICAS_PT web page.
LesRenegades50 is a Yahoo group for both single and coupled lesbians age 50 and over. They describe themselves as "a lively bunch, sometimes serious, often playful, irreverent, and flirtatious. In addition we have annual meet-ups at various locations around the US." For more information or to join, see the LesRenegades50 web page.
LEZBRIAN is a forum for discussing professional issues of interest to lesbian and bisexual women library workers. While the main focus will be on librarianship and library issues as they concern lesbians and bisexual women, the discussion may also touch upon the related fields of queer, gay, bisexual, and/or transgendered/transsexual librarianship. New subscribers are urged to introduce themselves and state their interest in the list. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE LEZBRIAN Firstname Lastname to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU . .
LEZSINGL50 is a list where single lesbians over 50 can "socialize, express our thoughts, network, share experiences, reminisce, solve the problems of the world, make new friends, and have some fun online." You can subscribe by sending an email message to LezSingl50firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can be found at LezSingl50 web page.
LGBTSA (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Straight Alliance list) has as its goal to facilitate the sharing of information among researchers, educators, and practitioners concerned with LGBT people and familiies. The list grew out of discussions among members of the Feminism and Family Studies section of the National Council on Family Relations. To subscribe to LGBTSA, send the message SUBSCRIBE LGBTSA Firstname Lastname to LISTSERV@ASU.EDU . You will receive a message in return asking you to confirm your subscription request. You must confirm within 72 hours.
LIBFEM (Liberty and Feminism) is an unmoderated list for "polite exchanges" among "individualist feminists." For more information or to subscribe, see the LIBFEM web page.
LinuxChix is an organization for women interested in Linux, Open Source, etc. There are a number of different discussion lists available under the LinuxChix banner including Grrltalk (the random discussion list), Techtalk (the technical discussion list), Issues (issues related to women, linux and the world), Newchix (list for new linux users), Grrls-only (a women-only discussion list), Courses (list for courses run by linuxchix volunteers, such as basic programming concepts, security, and C), Jobposts (a place for posting and finding jobs), Announce (announcement list for all of Linuxchix), and several other lists for volunteers. More info on subscribing to the lists can be found at http://www.linuxchix.org/content/docs/listinfo.html.
LINUX-WOMEN is a list for women who play and work in Linux. It is not affiliated with the LinuxChix lists mentioned above. "The name is linux-women, the mailing list manager is SmartList, and the hosting site is niestu.com. If that's not enough information for you, write to us at LW-INFO@NIESTU.COM and tell us what steps you've already taken to find us."
LIS stands for Lesbians in Science and is a list for lesbians in industry, universities, government labs, etc. Send message SUBSCRIBE LIS Your Name Your e-address to LIS-REQUEST@KENYON.EDU .
LIVING is an unmoderated forum for lesbian and bisexual women with disabilities, and women who love them, whether lovers, friends, sisters, moms, or daughters. Disabilities are best defined by the women who experience them. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE LIVING Your Name <your e-address> (e.g., SUBSCRIBE LIVING Jane Doe <email@example.com>) to MAJORDOMO@QICLAB.SCN.RAIN.COM .
LLI (Lista Lesbica Italiana) is the first Italian lesbian list. It is unmoderated, and only women may subscribe. The main language used is Italian. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE LLI to MAJORDOMO@ORLANDO.WOMEN.IT .
L-PLUS is a list for lesbians 50 and over (think of the Roman numeral L). To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE L-PLUS Firstname Lastname <email_address> to MAJORDOMO@VECTOR.CASTI.COM. Be sure to use pointed brackets around your email address. If you have a signature file, be sure to add the word END on a line by itself after the subscription request line.
LUNATRIX-L is now UNRULYWOMEN
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Go to Part 4: Lists T through Z.
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Copyright 2011 by Joan Korenman.Please send all additions and corrections to: Joan Korenman