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Facts About Women
(In observance of Women's History Month in 2007, the United States Census Bureau put up this page of facts about women, covering topics such as population figures, motherhood, earnings, education, business, voting, jobs, military service, computer use, and sports and recreation.)

Fairer Science
(A joint project of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Campbell-Kibler Associates, Inc., Fairer Science offers current information and presentations about women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that can be of use to policy makers, educators, and parents. Funded originally by the National Science Foundation, the site includes accessible material on "Unlearning Gender Stereotypes," presentations on topics such as "Using Women in Science Blogs to Encourage Girls in Science" and "Using Electronic Communities to Support Women in Science," media tools, presentation tools, an annotated bibliography, other free resources, and a blog.)

FaithTrust Institute
(Formerly known as the Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence, the FaithTrust Institute offers Information and resources focusing on domestic and sexual violence. The Institute describes itself as "an educational resource on abuse and religion," and considerable attention is paid to religious issues, including abuse by members of the clergy.)

Family Health International (FHI)
(FHI is a not-for-profit organization working in the areas of AIDS/HIV/STD, family planning, and reproductive health around the world, with a focus on developing countries. A Women's Studies page includes links to a number of case studies, working papers, and reports. Parts of the web site are available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.)

Family Law in the 50 States
(Tables from the American Bar Association's web site offering a quick view of various aspects of family law in the fifty states of the U.S. Tables exist for the following areas: alimony/spousal support factors, custody criteria, child support guidelines, grounds for divorce and residency requirements, property division, and third-party visitation.)

FEMALE: Die Feministische Alternative Im Internet (in German)
(Information about women and women-related Internet resources in Austria, Germany, and worldwide.)

Female Genital Mutilation
(This web page from the human rights organization Amnesty International discusses female genital mutilation [FGM], also known as clitoridectomy or female circumcision. It defines and describes FGM, briefly explains why it is practiced, discusses FGM as a human rights violation, outlines how international law regards the practice, and describes the work of Non-Governmental Organizations [NGOs] to combat FGM.)

The Female Genital Mutilation Education and Networking Project
(This site offers information about educational, legal, and medical resources, news, advocacy groups, discussion forums, and other sources of information about female genital mutilation around the world.)

Female Nobel Prize Laureates
(Information about all the women who have won the Nobel Prize. Arranged by field and chronologically. The site also includes links to books and web sites dealing with women in science and technology. Part of the Nobel Prize Internet Archive.)

FemCities
(Successor to the Milena Network, FemCites is an information and communication platform for women's policy issues in Europe. In addition to information on women's projects, the website offers a calendar of women-related events, media reports, culture, and news about relevant political developments, as well as a directory of contact persons and institutions concerned with such issues as equal opportunity, economy, politics, and science.)

Feminism and Women's Studies
(Formerly the Carnegie Mellon English Server, now the EServer. In spite of its superb academic affiliation, this site should be used with caution: some of its information on e-mail lists includes much outdated, inaccurate material; other info may be similarly unreliable. The site has extensive holdings; it's an especially good resource for documents that don't change. Sections include Activism, Gender and Sexuality, Health, History, Programs, Theory, and Workplace.)

Feminista
(A content-rich "online journal of feminist construction" that contains "art, literature, social commentary, philosophy, wit, humor, and respect." It offers essays, fiction, poetry, web reviews, and more. Definitely a cut above most other feminist 'zines.)

Feminist Academic Press Column
(This quarterly column, written by Mev Miller, offers very brief reviews [3-6 sentences] of recently published books related to Women's Studies, women's issues, Lesbian/Queer Studies, and Gender Studies. The reviews describe each book's contents and indicate the likely audience, from general to highly specialized. Titles reviewed include both fiction and non-fiction. Mev Miller used to write a similar column for Feminist Bookstore News before FBN ceased publication.)

Feminist Africa
(This site offers full text issues of Feminist Africa, a scholarly journal currently hosted by the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town. The journal provides a forum for "progressive, cutting-edge feminist intellectual dialogue and gender research on the African continent." Each issue focuses on a single topic, such as "Intellectual Politics," "Women Mobilised," and "Subaltern Sexualities.")

Feminist and Women's Studies Association
("The FWSA is a UK-based network promoting feminist research and teaching, and women’s studies nationally and internationally.")

FeministCampus.org
(Web site sponsored by the Feminist Majority to provide tools and resources students need to become involved in pro-choice activism on campus. Claims to be "the world's largest pro-choice campus network." Includes news, calendar of events, job/internship opportunities, activist information and resources, and more.)

The Feminist Chronicles, 1953 - 1993
(A chronology of the feminist movement [primarily in the U.S.] from 1953 to 1993. Covers Events, Issues, and Backlash. Also includes early documents from the National Organization for Women and a bibliography. Online version of a print publication.)

Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources
(Information about the latest print, audiovisual, and Internet resources for research and teaching in Women's Studies.)

FEMINIST.COM
(Articles, news updates, activist alerts, women's organizations and services, interviews, links to other women's issues sites.)

Feminist Europa. Review of Books
(Now available online at no cost, Feminist Europa is a journal written in English that reviews "feminist scholarship, creative and popular work by women published in Europe, in languages other than English." )

Feminist Law Professors
(A blog whose goal is to "build a stronger community of feminist law professors across geography, law schools, and scholarly subject areas." The blog highlights the publication of books and articles authored by feminist law professors or that they may find of interest, publicizes relevant calls for papers and conferences, and lists law professors [by law school] who self-identify as feminists and provides links to their professional or personal web pages. The blog should be of interest not just to law professors but to others interested in issues concerning women and law.)

Feminist Majority Foundation Online
(Excellent collection of online resources and information about/for women.)

The Feminist Press
(For more than 25 years, the Feminist Press has been a pioneer in restoring the lost multicultural history and literature of women throughout the world through the publication of important books by women and the development of educational resources. The web site provides a good guide to the Press's offerings and activities.)

Feminist Review
(A blog that proclaims its belief "that all opinions - positive and critical - are valuable and seeks to give voice to communities that remain on the margins. Our mission is to write reviews from feminist perspectives to explore the world through an anti-oppression lens. We recognize that there are many feminisms and provide a space where those differences can be represented and explored." The blog discusses books, journals, zines, music, television, movies, feminist issues, and more.)

Feminist Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Utopia
(Laura Quilter's site provides useful information and links for readers, writers, and scholars of science fiction, fantasy, and utopian literature.)

Feminist Sexual Ethics Project
(The stated purpose of this Brandeis University site is "to provide information and create dialogue around issues of gender, religion, sexuality, and . . . slavery." The project's aim is "to create Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sexual ethics focusing on meaningful consent and mutuality." The site offers original essays, bibliographies, literature reviews, links to related sites, and more

Feminist Studies Collections: Internet Resources
(Stanford University Feminist Studies librarian Kathy Kerns has compiled this extensive, annotated listing, which has separate sections devoted to Meta Sites, Programs, LGBT, Violence Against Women, Women of Color, Women in History, Women and Work, and Women Writers. Also includes information to aid library research about women.)

Feminist Theology: see Hulda - Feminist Theology

Feminist Theory Website
(Kristin Switala's site is "designed to provide research materials for students and scholars interested in Feminist Theory." The site includes attention to the history of Feminist Theory in the U.S., its different national and ethnic forms, individual theorists, and more than 25 fields within Feminist Theory, such as aesthetics, economics, history, law, literary theory, philosophy, political theory, science, sexuality, etc. Parts of the site are available in French and Spanish.)

Feminist Utopia
(Colleen McEneany's site of feminist and activist resources. In addition to the widely available resources on women's health, history, and political concerns, the site also includes cartoons, listings of activist books and recommended reading, activist shopping sites, feminist quotations and definitions, and more.)

Feminist Women's Health Center
(Information about abortion, birth control, breast cancer, menopause, and other women's health issues. Much of the site is also available in Spanish.)

FemiWeb
(Website in French devoted to women's health, with emphasis on resources for pregnancy and childbirth.)

Femme Noir
(Resource-rich site whose content focuses primarily on lesbians of color but also includes attention to non-lesbian-identified women of color. The site's extensive offerings are arranged into more than a dozen sections, including Arts & Entertainment, Events, Leaders and Legends, Multimedia, Poet's Corner, Articles, News, Lifestyles, Links to related sites, and more. The site also includes a Message Board and a section entitled In Our Own Words.)

femOVE
(femOVE is an Austrian organization founded in 2009 to provide networking, encouragement, and support for women working in Electrical Engineering and related fields at all hierarchical levels throughout Austria. More information is available [in German] on the website.)

Fempress
(Monthly Spanish-language magazine devoted to women's issues and to more fairness between women and men. Primary focus is on Latin America. The website includes full-text articles from the current issue.)

FemTAP: A Journal of Feminist Theory and Praxis
(An online, refereed journal begun in 2006, FemTAP "investigate[s] the intersections of feminist theory and practice by providing space for emerging scholars, defined broadly to include academics and non-academics alike, and innovative ideas." It welcomes articles about feminist theory or feminist praxis.)

Feral Feminisms
(Feral Feminisms is an independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal. It claims to "[take] the feral as a provocative call to untaming, queering, and radicalizing feminist thought and practice today. . . . It is a space for students and scholars, artists and activists, to engage with the many sites and problematics of feminist studies – as understood broadly and across disciplines, genres, methods, politics, times, and contexts." See the journal's website for more information.)

FGM Education and Networking Project
(Marianne Sarkis' site offers extensive resources for research, teaching, and activism regarding female genital mutilation, including a bibliography, information about films, legislation, health concerns, religious issues, e-mail lists, and more. Some attention also to male circumcision.)

Field of Dreams: Women in Business
(Deb Nyberg's site offers a variety of useful resources for women in business, including tips on advertising, marketing, and promotion; information about grants and loans; a businesswoman's internet research directory; web design services; links to political figures; a directory of women in business; and more.)

Films for the Feminist Classroom
(Films for the Feminist Classroom [FFC] is an open-access online journal. It publishes film reviews that provide critical assessments of the value of the films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom, as well as interviews with directors and producers of feminist film. The journal is a collaborative effort of the Rutgers University Women's and Gender Studies Department and the Rutgers-based editorial offices of Signs: Journal of Women, Culture, and Society.)

First Ladies of the United States
(Site created by the White House Historical Association to provide illustrated information about the wives of U. S. presidents. Also includes a link to the National First Ladies Library.)

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
(Web site for women whose family history and genetic status put them at high risk of getting ovarian cancer and/or breast cancer, and for members of families in which this risk is present. The site offers message boards, chat, and well-organized, annotated links to relevant sites, including a section devoted to Canadian sites.)

4CollegeWomen
(A site dealing with women's health, with a focus especially on health issues facing college-age women. Created by Brandeis University students and sponsored and overseen by the Former U. S. Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Susan J Blumenthal, the site is especially strong on information about the following concerns: General Health and Prevention; Tobacco, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse; Reproductive Health; Emotional and Mental Health; Diseases and Conditions; and Safety and Violence-Related Issues.)

4000 Years of Women in Science
(Biographies, bibliographic references, photographs, and links to related sites.)

Frag Dolls
(The Frag Dolls are a group of girl gamers whose site includes their individual blogs, a forum, and a calendar of events, including opportunities to play against one or more of the Frag Dolls in online games.)

Rosalind Franklin: Secret of Photo 51
(Fifty years after James Watson and Francis Crick won fame for discovering the structure of DNA, a PBS TV program, "Secret of Photo 51," explores the role of Rosalind Franklin, the woman who paved the way but never got the credit she deserved. This web site was created to accompany the program, but it is valuable in its own right. It includes a background article by Franklin biographer Brenda Maddox about the events leading up to the discovery of DNA, a discussion of why Franklin should have shared the Nobel Prize that went to Watson and Crick, valuable illustrated explanations of the science involved, and a short list of related web sites and books.)

Frauen im Netz
(German-language resources concerning women and the Internet.)

Frauen - Planen Bauen Wohnen
(Hermann Kühn's web page offers annotated links to Internet resources dealing with women and architecture, city planning, housing, and related issues. Mostly in German.)

Jo Freeman's Web Site
(Well-known feminist scholar and author Jo Freeman has put online the extensive collection of articles she has written over the years, organized by topic (sample topics: The Feminist Movement; Women, Law, and Public Policy; Women's Political History). Also online are detailed descriptions of her six books.)

FSD Alert
(Psychiatry professor Leonore Tiefer has created this web to publicize challenges to "the myths promoted by the pharmaceutical industry" and calls for research on the many causes of women's sexual problems, often referred to as "female sexual dysfunction" or FSD. The clearly partisan site includes an account of the issue and many useful links to news articles and related web sites.)

GameGal
(The site offers features of interest to women gamers, arranged in three categories: PC Games, Console Games, and News.)

GEMS: Girls Excelling in Math and Science
(The GEMS club has been in existence since 1994 to expose 5th and 6th grade girls to the fun and wonder of math, science, and technology. The web site offers information about the club's activities and history, instructions for starting a similar club, tips for adults, and links to related sites for girls.)

Gender & Computing
(Norwegian academic Hilde Corneliussen originally created this blog [i.e., web log] to focus on her research on gender and computing. More recently, the focus has shifted to gender and ICTs in a historical perspective.)

Gender and Development
(The World Bank created this site to further its goals of promoting gender equality and empowering women. Among the site's resources are news, a gender mainstreaming strategy paper, a report on engendering development [available in several languages], tools for specific sectors, an electronic database of gender statistics and indicators, and information about gender and ICT.)

Gender & Diversities Institute
(An institute "dedicated to improving the well-being of individuals and communities, especially women and girls, through innovative, gender-healthy approaches to life-long learning." It focuses on "developing gender-healthy education and schools; technology and gender; the elimination of all forms of gendered violence; improving economic self-sufficiency for both women and men; and developing a deeper understanding of the multiple ways to define femininity and masculinity" and offers projects and resources that further those goals.)

Gender and Electronic Discourse
(Four hypertexts dealing with the effect of electronic discourse upon gender and/or the effect of gender theory upon electronic discourse, along with three indirect "responses." From Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments)

Gender and Electronic Music
(In this short essay, Hannah Bosma sets forth some of the issues involved in a consideration of gender and electronic music. She includes a brief bibliography.)

Gender and HIV/AIDS
(Sponsored by UNIFEM, the United Nations Development Fund for Women, this web site serves as a resource center and web portal for gender-specific knowledge and information about HIV/AIDS. It provides reports, debates, and practical tools, links to other quality websites on gender and HIV/AIDS, as well as a home in cyberspace for the global community to share insights, materials, research, best practices and more.)

Gender and ICTs for Development
(This special website, sponsored by the Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen in the Netherlands, is devoted to the use of Information and Communication Technologies as a tool for development, especially rural development, in developing countries. Sections include Guest Contributions of articles and papers; Bibliography; Projects; Links to Related Sites; and News and Events.)

Gender and Sexuality
(Formerly the Carnegie Mellon English Server, now the EServer at the University of Washington. Extensive set of unannotated links concerning gender and/or sexuality. Good primarily for documents that don't change.)

Gender and Technology in Education: A Research Review
(This extensive 2005 article by Jo Sanders, an internationally recognized authority on gender equity, offers an extraordinarily clear, comprehensive, well-documented account of worldwide research in the area of gender and technology in education, both in and outside the classroom, from pre-school through the university. It includes coverage of efforts to remedy the imbalance between males' and females' involvement with technology.)

gender_cyber_archive
(The Italian women's site Orlando includes a very extensive [though not very apparent] listing of links to online articles about various aspects of feminist inquiry. Included are more than 100 articles by well-known and not-so-well-known scholars in Europe and North America, among them Donna Haraway, Joan W. Scott, Rosi Braidotti, and Susan Stanford Friedman.)

Gender Differences in Major Federal External Grant Programs
(A 2005 study carried out by the Rand Corporation that looked at possible gender differences in awards by major federal grant-giving agencies. The document is in pdf format, which requires the use of a free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Gender Differences in the Careers of Academic Scientists and Engineers: A Literature Review
(A 2004 National Science Foundation study that used the literature on the careers of women scientists and engineers employed in academia to examine how women in these disciplines fare compared with their male counterparts.)

Gendered Attrition from I.T. [Information Technology]
(Website of an ongoing national study by J. McGrath Cohoon et al. that investigates "how departmental characteristics and practices can influence the disproportionate loss of undergraduate women from computing majors.")

Gendered Perspectives in Development (GPID) Bulletin and Working Papers
(Sponsored by Michigan State University's Gender, Development, and Globalization program (formerly known as WID, Women and International Development), the GPID Bulletin is a triannual newsletter that compiles the most recent and important resources for those interested in gender-related development issues. It provides abstracts of current books, articles, monographs, online resources, and audiovisual materials pertaining to women and international development. Also included are summaries and contact information for upcoming conferences, fellowships, and study opportunities. Each issue concludes with a review of a recently published book. The GPID Working Papers series publish scholarly work on global social, political, and economic change and its gendered effects in developing nations.)

Gender: ELDIS Resources
(Electronic resources, bibliography, full-text highlights, briefings, and course descriptions dealing with gender and development from the Electronic Development and Environment Information System [ELDIS].)

Gender Equality and Women's Development in China
(The Information Office of China's State Council issued this white paper in August 2005. In addition to a description of the State Mechanism to Promote Gender Equality, sections deal with the economy, poverty elimination, participation in decision making and management, education, health, marriage and the family, the environment, and legal guarantees of women's rights and interests.)

Gender Equity in Education
(Martha C. Phelps-Borrowman has created a useful site that focuses primarily on gender equity in science and mathematics. It includes lessons to interest girls in science and math and to acquaint students with the accomplishments of women in these fields, along with links to related sites.)

Gender Equity for Mathematics and Science
(An account of a conference sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers. Includes interviews with faculty contributors, comments on papers, descriptions of suggested activities, ideas for parents, a bibliography, and more.)

Gender Equity in Sports
(Extensive information about Title IX,especially as it applies to athletics. The site is sponsored and maintained by the University of Iowa.)

Gender Equity Resources
(Experienced author and gender equity project director Jo Sanders has put together an impressive set of online gender equity resources, including articles she has written, an interactive tutorial entitled Equity in the IT Classroom, and links to relevant web sites. The web links are arranged in six categories: General Education; Math, Science, and Technology; Gender Equity, General; Gender Equity in Math & Science; Gender Equity in Technology; and Race, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status.)

Gender, Ethnicity, & Class (Wales)
(Essays and links related to class, ethnicity, gender, representation, and social and personal identity.)

Gender Forum
(A high-quality electronic journal that describes itself as "an internet platform for gender and women's studies. It developed from Gender Inn, an impressive database for gender and women's studies at Germany's Cologne University. Among the topics with which Gender Forum is especially concerned are gender and postcolonial/intercultural issues, gender and the media, and queer studies. The English-language journal carries articles and reviews and seeks feedback and discussion from its readers.)

GenderGappers
(A newsletter for the "self-defined woman." Many articles dealing with current U.S. political and feminist topics.)

Gender Harassment on the Internet
(Essay prepared in 1995 by Vicki Bell and Denise de La Rue, students at Georgia State University College of Law. Includes extensive documentation, online bibliography, and other sources and readings.)

Gender Identity Media Art
(Prof. Verena Kuni prepared this "online working sheet" to supplement her lectures and courses. It includes recommended readings and links for such topics as agency, body check, cyberfeminisms, the cyborg, mediated identities, next sex, technologies of gender, and trans/gender utopias.)

gender INN
(Women and Gender Studies Database from the University of Cologne. This searchable database contains over 8000 records pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism, and gender studies focusing on English and American literature. In German and English.)

Gender in Norway
(Website devoted to "information and resources on gender equality and gender research in Norway." The site offers news as well as information in a variety of areas, among them families and relationships, population and migration, crime and violence, health and reproductive rights, and media and technology.)

Gender in the Blogosphere
(Doctoral student Clancy Ratliff is writing her dissertation on women, gender, and blogging. She has put together this collection of links to discussions of gender in the blogosphere [i.e., women's participation, representation, etc. in web logs]. The collection is arranged chronologically, from early to late.)

Gender in the Internet Age
(The Winter 2000 issue of The CPSR Newsletter, edited by Ellen Spertus and Evelyn Pine, is devoted to exploring "how the Internet and other computing advances subvert or reinforce gender roles." The issue includes articles by Susan Herring, Lisa King, Virginia Eubanks, Elizabeth Buchanan, Alison Adam, Karen Coyle, Vanessa Davies, Tracy Camp, Dale Spender, and Ellen Spertus.)

Gender Issues in Cyberspace
(This is chapter 7 of Anita Colyer's Penn State thesis, "A Trip through Cyber Cinema Fandom: The Ethnography of CINEMA-L." The entire thesis is available online.)

Gender Issues: Women's Participation in the Sciences Has Increased, but Agencies Need to Do More to Ensure Compliance with Title IX
(A report released in July 2004 by the U. S. Government Accountability Office that looks at how four U.S. federal science agencies--The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Departments of Education and of Energy--make sure that their grantees comply with Title IX (Title IX was enacted by Congress in 1972 to bar gender discrimination in "any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance"). The report also includes data on the progress of women in math, science, and engineering. The report is in pdf format, which requires the use of a free Adobe Acrobat Reader)

GenderIT.org
(An international portal developed by the Association for Progressive Communications "to broaden awareness of gender and ICTs [information and communication technologies] and to offer a practical tool for ICT advocates, especially women's organisations and movements, to ensure that ICT policy meets their needs and does not infringe on their rights." It offers extensive, searchable resources, papers, and articles on gender and ICT policy issues around the world. Among the gender and ICT policy issues featured are economic empowerment, education, health, violence against women, communication rights, universal access, cultural diversity and language, governance, and more. The site also tries to explain and demystify the jargon often used in discussions of ICT policy and technical issues.)

Gender Law and Policy
(Prof. Paisley Currah's page provides information and resources for passing laws prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression. It contains an up-to-date listing of relevant US laws, news coverage, resources concerning legal issues affecting transgendered and gender-variant people in the US, and more. Intended for activists, policymakers, and academics.)

Gender Matters: An Overview
(A very extensive collection of links related to gender and postcolonialism. Separate sections for Feminist Theory, Economics, History, Politics, Literary Relations, Religion, Science, Visual Arts, Themes, Imagery, Bibliography, and Post Colonial Theory.)

Gender-Neutral Pronoun FAQ
(An extensive set of resources concerning gender-free alternatives to gendered pronouns. Not just a FAQ.)

Gender Policy Review
(A monthly magazine geared toward policy professionals and individuals interested in gender and international, development, and domestic politics.)

Gender Research in Sweden
(An English-language journal published annually by the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research. The journal presents both research results and research policies.)

Genders
(Publishing since 1988, the journal Genders switched to electronic publication with issue 27 in 1998. It focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences and publishes essays about "gender and sexuality in relation to social, political, artistic, and economic concerns.")

GenderStats
(This site, part of the World Bank's web site, offers a searchable database of worldwide gender statistics, organized by country and by topic. The database is updated as new information becomes available. Coverage covers a wide range of topics ranging from education and health to labor force structure and political participation, as well as an array of basic demographics.)

Gender Trespassing on Shared Space
(Amanda Calvert's extensive and evolving bibliography that focuses on the "shared space" of butch women and transgendered men. The bibliography includes fiction, non-fiction, and film, as well as a mechanism for readers to reply and contribute.)

GenderWatchers
(GenderWatchers is an organization devoted to the advancement of women and girls. Its searchable web site contains a rich assortment of resources concerning gender equity in education. The site also offers a weekly e-mail newsletter dealing with "educational, social, economic and political updates concerning women worldwide" and a monthly e-zine on education for women and girls.)

Genesis
(The Genesis Project, based at The Women's Library in London, is devoted to developing access to women's history sources in the British Isles. The web site includes a searchable, comprehensive list of both British and international web resources relating to the study of women's history and a database of library, museum, and archive collection descriptions.)

GenTech
("An applied research project whose mandate is to create conditions within which girls and women have maximum access to, and confidence in, a wide range of new information." Includes useful articles and related links.)

Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
(Liz Linton's expanding collection contains more than 100 speeches by prominent women of the 19th and 20th centuries. Speeches are arranged both by speaker and by year.)

GINE-web
(Spanish-language online resources for women's health and well-being. Includes an impressive, well-organized collection of links, "Enlaces de Salud.")

GINSC: Gender Information Network of South Caucasus
(This bilingual [English/Russian] site's resources include news; announcements; documents; illustrated information about Women in Politics, Women in Art, Women and Society, and Women in Business in Armenia, Azerbaidjan, and Georgia ; links to organizations involved in networks and coalitions; a searchable database of several hundred women's organizations in South Caucasus; and links to relevant international and regional sites.)

The Girl Difference: Short-Circuiting the Myth of the Technophobic Girl
(A 2001 research report issued by the Girl Scouts of the USA debunking the myth that girls are afraid of or uninterested in technology. A detailed executive summary is available for viewing or downloading; one can also order a hard-copy version of the entire report.)

Girl Game Advance
(Girl Game Advance describes itself as "a weblog and online journal that brings alternative perspectives to videogame culture. We want to analyze various aspects of gaming but also we want to put it into context, into the larger arena of modern pop culture." The editor in chief, Jane Pinckard, is especially interested in "how gender considerations impact the culture of gaming.")

GirlGeeks.org
(The original GirlGeeks organization and terrific web site went belly up in 2001in the wake of the U.S. economy's dramatic downturn. Well, GirlGeeks is back, this time under the aegis of the non-profit BAVC [Bay Area Video Coalition]. The web site looks as if it will soon have many of the same extensive and useful kinds of resources that made the earlier GirlGeeks site so valuable. Among the current web site's resources are career and business information; interviews and profiles of women in IT; book recommendations; IT news, training, and certification info; links to job resources; and more.)

Girls and Computers
(A wiki piece that discusses the issues concerning girls' involvement or lack of involvement with information technology. It offers extensive links to relevant articles, research, organizations, and other websites.)

Girls and ICTs 2007
(This Australian site offers abundant information about girls/women and ICTs, including projects and suggestions for how to interest more young women in ICTs and ICT careers.)

Girls and Women in Science
(Beloit College program to encourage girls' interest in science; includes a bibliography and links to related sites.)

Girls@Play
(Part of the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity's web site, this section is aimed at girls and offers news about women and girls in sports, information about female athletes [primarily Canadian], opportunities for Canadian girls to get involved in sports, and sections such as "What's Hot," "Ask the Experts," and "Tell Us Your Story.")

Girls Communicating Career Connections
(A STEM career video website developed by the Education Development Center Inc. and funded by the National Science Foundation. The site, aimed at middle-school girls, features a video series created by girls and companion educator materials on science and engineering careers. The videos share career information, highlight 21st century skill development, and focus on the positive social impact of science and engineering careers. Educator materials include an Educator's Guide, with suggested uses for the videos in both formal and informal settings, and a Video Production Curriculum, which aids educators in creating videos of their own.)

Girls Creating Games
(The website of an after-school and summer program designed to support middle school girls' interest in computers and information technology. Though the program itself has ended, the site makes it possible to view the games the girls developed, download tools for teachers [on pair programming, problem solving, game design, tech identity (including lesson plans), and retaining girls], and read about the research findings that came from the program.)

GirlsGoTech
(Sponsored by the Girl Scouts, this site is designed to encourage girls' interest in science, math, and technology. It includes interactive information about careers, biographies of accomplished women in science, math, and technology, brief information about HTML and web design, and some online games.)

The Girl's Guide
(Frequently-updated Australian site with interesting links in more than a dozen categories, such as business, feminism, health, sport, and books & writing.)

GirlsHealth.gov
(Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site gives girls 10-16 reliable, current information about health, growing up, and issues they may face. Focusing especially on health issues, the site contains sections on body, fitness, nutrition, illness and disability, drugs, alcohol and smoking, mind, relationships, and more. Each topic also offers separate resources for parents and caregivers.)

Girls Make Media
(Created by Prof. Mary Celeste Kearney, this website provides "information on girl media producers, as well as programs for and research about girls' media-making," including links to blogs/magazines by girls for girls, girl filmmakers, girl musicians, programs for girls' journalism/writing, girls' film or video production, and girls' music, as well as media-making gear for girls, and much more.)

"Girls Need Modems!": Cyberculture and Women's EZines
(Krista Scott's Master's Research Paper, submitted at York University in 1998. The paper outlines some of the theoretical ways in which cyberspace and gender intersect and applies these to the study of women's ezines.)

Girlstart.com: Smart from the Start
(The web site title bar describes the site as "Math, Science, Games, and More for Girls Only!" One appealing section offers career information and advice, including profiles of young women role models. Though the site emphasizes science and math, many of the sections include other fields as well. This page is now apparently part of the larger Girlstart organization, which offers after-school programs, Saturday camps, and Summer camps to encourage girls to excel in math, science, and technology .)

Girls Tech: Girls, Science, and Technology
(Web site helps teachers, parents, and youth group leaders evaluate electronic resources such as web sites, CD-ROMs, software, and games that will encourage and increase young women's interest and participation in the sciences and technology. The site provides evaluation criteria with citations, an explanation of the theory underlying the research, sample sites, and a bibliography.)

Girls to the Fourth Power Algebra Program
(Imaginative ways to make algebra more appealing to girls. Don't miss the terrific tongue-in-cheek page, "California-style Algebra Problems." The site grew out of a pilot algebra tutoring program in 1996 and for the most part has not been updated, but girls continue to post their thoughts on the "Algebra Attitude Page." The site seems designed to appeal both to girls and to parents and teachers.)

Girls With Wings
(A website designed to encourage girls' interest in aviation and related non-traditional fields. The site includes information about role models, girls who like flying, recommended DVDs and books, scholarships, careers, games, newsletters, related sites, and more.)

GirlTech International
(This commercial site, sponsored by the toymaker Mattel, features tech games, gadgets, and activities designed to appeal to girls and, perhaps, to encourage their interest in technology. Links at the start lead to identical sites in the UK and Ireland, the US, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Latin America, and Australia/New Zealand, each in the appropriate language.)

Girls' Wilderness Program
(The Girls' Wilderness Program uses "the challenge of wilderness experience to help girls discover the power of their own voices and build the personal and interpersonal skills to successfully navigate the challenges of their lives." See website for more information.)

Girly Geekdom Blog
(A UK-based blog by Sarah Blow and others "based around technology, events, women and all things geeky.")

Global Fund for Women
(International organization that provides grants for women's rights groups outside the United States to improve women's human rights in such areas as health, reproductive rights, economic independence, access to education, conflict resolution, peace-building, and political participation. In addition to information about the organization's activities, the web site offers publications and resources and useful links to related sites.)

Global List of Women's Organisations
(Denise Osted's ambitious project to provide a comprehensive listing of women's organizations all over the world, including those without e-mail or web addresses. The project is far from complete, but it already provides useful information for those countries it covers. Businesses and for-profit organizations are not included.)

GopherDonna - see Storia delle Donne

Go Red for Women
(Information from the American Heart Association about heart disease and related ailments in women. (El sitio está disponible también en español.)

GrannyVoter.org
(An organization created in September 2004 by a group of highly accomplished, influential American women in their 60s who are concerned about their grandchildren's future. Their aim is to use the political power of the vote to make a difference and to give their grandchildren "a safe, sane, and thriving America.")

GREAT: The Effect of Computers on the Gender Gap in Education
(This "special issue" of GREAT: Gender Relations in Educational Applications of Technology was created by Stanford University students in early 1998. It offers a series of articles addressing gender inequality in the classroom, gender disparity in computer-related fields, and the introduction of computers into the classroom, as well as case studies, personal stories, and software reviews.)

Groovy Girls
(Graphically exciting site designed for girls 6-12. Girls can create an onscreen persona with a chosen face, skin tone, and hair style, dress her in funky clothes, chat with other girls from around the world, hang out and decorate their own Mod Pod, invent crazy dance steps, take photos, and more. The site pushes the Groovy Girl line of dolls and accessories but does not sell them on the site. Definitely worth a look.)

GuerrillaGirlsBroadBand
(According to the web site, GuerrillaGirlsBroadBand [GGBB] was "formed in 1999 to tackle the primordial discrimination of our technological world. Our mission is to combat sexism, racism and social injustice in the art world and beyond through electronic and other means." The GGBB web site offers good links to cyberfeminist and other relevant sites; bios of some notable women; posters; activist streaming video; letters to send anonymously to a politically clueless boss; a "participatory exploration of fashion and feminism," and more. The web site claims that GGBB is one of Guerrilla Girls' three wings. One of the other wings--GuerrillaGirls On Tour--makes a supporting statement, but the third--GuerrillaGirls--disavows any affiliation with the others. All three sites offer useful resources.)

Guilded Lilies: Grown Women Playing Games
(Guilded Lilies is a blog "designed to explore the unique experience of being a grown woman playing computer games.")

The Guttmacher Institute
(This well-known Institute's site offers current research findings and policy analyses concerning sexual and reproductive health and rights in the U. S. and internationally. Resources include articles from Institute publications, policy papers, fact sheets, and more. It also gives visitors to the site the opportunity to create a table or a map using the Institute's data on demographics, abortion, adolescents, contraception, pregnancy, , services, and financing.)

A Handbook of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Activities for 8-12 Year Olds
(A very useful 270-page handbook developed jointly by the University of Arizona and the Sahuaro Girl Scouts, with funding from the National Science Foundation. It includes advice about doing science, technology, math, and engineering with 8-12 year olds, specific discussion of girls' involvement, and extensive descriptions of specific activities. The activities are divided into the following categories: Chemical Engineering, Flight/Aerospace Engineering, Mathematics, Simple Machines, Solar Energy, Structures, Technology, and Properties of Water. Another section identifies some related science sites on the Internet. The handbook is in pdf format, which requires the use of a free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Hardy Girls Healthy Women
(This site provides "resources for growing strong girls & women." These resources include an annotated bibliography for books, videos, magazines, and curricular material, which can be borrowed from the site; programs designed to create "hardiness zones for girls and women"; relevant events; well-organized, annotated links to related sites; and information about the research of Prof. Lyn Mikel Brown of Colby College.)

Harvard Database on Law and Population
(This searchable database, produced jointly by Harvard Law School and the United Nations Population Fund, contains "summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive health, women's rights, and related topics.")

Health and Human Rights Syllabi Database
(The Program on Global Health & Human Rights, Institute for Global Health at the University of Southern California has compiled a database containing syllabi from around the world, including many that focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights.)

Healthgrrl: Violence Resources for Women
(Originally called SafetyNet Domestic Violence Online Resources, this site offers resources and links to sites focusing on domestic violence. Note: this page dates from 1995.)

Heart Disease in Women
(Information about heart disease in women, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Includes information about causes of heart disease, who is at risk, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prevention, living with heart disease, and links to related sites.)

Heroines.ca
(Site devoted to notable women in Canada, past and present. There are biographies, graphics, related history, news, and information about books, films, related links, et al.)

Herspace
("The network for the evolving woman" offers features from and links to a number of interesting women's web sites and zines.)

Historical Text Archive: Women's History
(Useful collection of links to women's history sites, bibliographies, full-text historical and contemporary essays, and other resources relevant to women's history. Part of Don Mabry's larger collection of historical text archives.)

A History of International Women's Day in Words and Images
(The site offers a "cyberedition" of Australian Joyce Stevens' similarly titled book.)

History of Women in Sports Timeline
(A multi-part timeline highlighting women's involvement in (or exclusion from) sports from 776 B.C. to the present. Some of the items include links to related information.)

The History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology: A Bibliographic Guide to the Professions and the Disciplines
(Part of the excellent bibliography series from the University of Wisconsin Women's Studies Librarian's Office. Includes separate listings for the history of women & science, health, and technology; women in the scientific professions [by field]; health and biology; technology; books for older children and young adults; and more. Partly annotated.)

Hot Topics: Women's History Month
(Created by the library at Evergreen State College, this site provides extensive though unannotated links to online resources dealing with a variety of women's issues, among them Women & Defense, Women & Education, Women & Energy, Women & Health, Women & Science, Women's Suffrage, Women & Violence, and more.)

How You Can Support Your Daughter in Math and Science
(This blog by Pat Oaklief begins by asking parents to examine their own biases and then outlines what parents should watch for as their daughters progress through school, what they personally can do to support their daughters, websites to go to for more help, and resources for finding appropriate role models for their daughters.)

Hulda - Feminist Theology
(Rebecca Unsoeld's updated bilingual site [German/English] contains links to her own Bible studies and extensive links to a variety of other feminist theology and Bible study web sites, as well as to a feminist theology bibliography.)

Human Rights & Women's Rights
(Towson University librarian Sara Nixon has created this very useful collection of information and resources concerning human rights and women's rights. The collection is divided into six sections: General, Country & Regional, Women's Rights, Issues, Treaties & Legal Documents, and Handouts. The sections include information about both hard-copy resources available in the library and electronic resources available on the Web.)

Humboldt Community Breast Health Project
(A clearinghouse for information and support to improve the lives of people touched by breast cancer. Extensive links to related sites.)

Hypatia Institute
("A website for gender equity in science," this site offers resources concerned with the history of women in science, current events concerning women in science, mentoring opportunities, fellowships and post docs, advice for science students, a feminist physicist's gateway to the Internet, and more.)

IEEE - Women in Engineering
(The web site of the Women in Engineering Committee of IEEE [Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers] offers information about membership, job openings, workplace issues, related links, and more.)

Imaginary Lines - See Sally Ride Science

Improving the Graduate School Environment for Women in Computer Science
(A list of programs and practices that enhance the quality of the graduate school experience for female graduate students in Computer Science. Compiled by Sohelia Bana and Soha Hassoun in 1997.)

The Incredible Shrinking Pipeline
(Prof. Tracy Camp's 1997 paper discussing the declining ratio of women studying computer science as women move from high school to college to graduate school.)

The Independent Women's Forum
(A look at women's issues from a conservative perspective.)

Indian Gender Resource Center
(Resources concerning women and gender issues in India, as well as lists of gender resources internationally. Includes news, conferences, definitions of gender terminology, gender-focused organizations in India, and brief biographies of a number of accomplished Indian women.)

Information and Communication Technologies and Gender Seminar Series
(This series, affiliated with the World Bank, looks at the impact that information and communication technologies (ICT) are having on gender relations and innovative ways that ICTs are being used to overcome gender inequalities. The site offers presentation materials from the seminars, including links to video recordings.)

Institute for Women and Technology - See Anita Borg Institute

IWITTS - see National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science

Institute for Women's Health Research Blog
(Northwestern University's Institute for Women's Health Research sponsors a rather interesting blog on women's health issues. Recent entries have dealt with topics such as "Preventive Cancer Surgeries May Save Lives," "Arthritis Prevalence Higher in Women than Men," "Stress and Infertility," "Scientists as Role Models for Girls," "New Study Shows Obesity Has No Impact on Birth Control Effectiveness," and "Chocolate May Lower Risk of Heart Failure." Entries carry links to related postings.)

Institute for Women's Policy Research
(An independent, non-profit, scientific research organization that conducts and disseminates research on women's policy issues.)

International Alliance for Women in Music
(Offers syllabi, bibliographies, discographies, and other resources relating to women in music.)

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
(ICRW aims to promote "social and economic development with women's full participation." Site includes information about international research projects, seminars, social policy issues, grants, advocacy efforts, and publications. Focus is primarily on women in developing and transition countries.)

International Gender Studies Resources
(This valuable website from Berkeley's Institute for International Studies offers "research and teaching materials meant to facilitate the integration of Women's and Gender Studies into International Area Studies...." Included are general and specific bibliographies and filmographies on issues pertaining to women and gender in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Arab World, and among minority cultures in North America and Europe, as well as links to related sites.)

International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement
(Organization based in The Netherlands whose bilingual website [Dutch/English] provides access to extensive, searchable databases of information about women's resources and women's issues. In addition, the site offers the contents of the Dutch journal LOVER, Magazine on Feminism, Culture and Scienceas well as a newsletter available in Dutch, English, French, and Spanish.)

International Joan of Arc Society
(An extraordinarily rich repository of online materials relating to Joan of Arc--texts, images, maps of her journeys, pedagogic resources, information about an e-mail list, and links to related sites.)

International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology
(A British-based online journal established in 2009 that seeks to provide international perspectives on issues concerning gender and SET. Abstracts and full-text articles are available on the journal's web site.)

International Trafficking in Women to the United States: A Contemporary Manifestation of Slavery and Organized Crime
(A 70-page 1999 report by Amy O'Neill Richard, an analyst with the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research. The report deals with trafficking of women and children for the sex industry and for labor. The report, in pdf format, requires an Adobe Acrobat reader, which may already be on your computer. If not, it can be downloaded at no cost from Adobe.)

International Women's Day
(This site, sponsored by the U.K. firm Aurora, provides information about the celebration of International Women's Day (March 8), a day that "has been observed since . . . the early 1900's" and is an official holiday in several countries. Features include a brief history of the holiday, a calendar of IWD events throughout the world, news, and links to related sites.)

International Women's Health Coalition
(The IWHC "works to generate health and population policies, programs, and funding that promote and protect the rights and health of girls and women worldwide, particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and countries in postsocialist transition." The web site offers reports and resources that focus on three themes: adolescent health & rights; sexual rights; and access to safe abortion.)

Internet Use by Women
(Links to several sites that provide reports and data about women's use of the Internet, including some that focus on information of use to business/marketing interests.)

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
(Paul Halsall's awesome, vast resource for online material on women's history, beginning in prehistoric times and working its way, area by area and issue by issue, to modern times. It covers individual websites, mega-sites, and secondary articles and reviews. An amazing site!)

Interview with Ellen Spertus
(In July 2004, the blog misbehaving.net featured a very interesting interview with computer science professor Ellen Spertus, who talks about her education at MIT, her decision to teach at Mills College, a small liberal arts college for women, and her thoughts about ways to encourage more women to enter computer science through reentry programs. The interview contains numerous links to relevant sites.)

Intute: Women's Studies
(Intute is an extraordinary UK site that provides access to "the very best Web resources for education and research." Created by a network of UK universities and partners, it includes a very extensive Women's Studies section. "Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities." It aims "to match resources to the women's studies curriculum and the needs of researchers." The resources are very well selected, annotated, and organized, and the site is searchable.

INWES - International Network of Women in Engineering and Science
(The INWES web site offers "information, knowledge, and ideas that can provide a significant voice, for women around the world, a voice that is heard by mainstream mainstream science and engineering on issues such as the environment, sustainable development, gender equity, and many other critical issues." The web site helps to publicize international news, events, and organizations active in promoting women's participation in science, engineering, math, and technology.)

Isis International - Manila
(Isis International is a feminist NGO [non-governmental organization] dedicated to women's information and communication needs. The Manila-based branch focuses on issues advancing women's rights, leadership, and empowerment in Asia and the Pacific. The site provides reports, news and announcements, information about online and offline resources, and links to relevant sites. It is also the home of the online publication Women in Action.)

The Isle of Lesbos
(Alexandria North's site is "a place of art, culture, and learning for women-oriented women." Lesbian-themed poetry, lesbian images in art, and quotations by or about lesbians. North has removed the Yoohoo! Lesbians! section because she could not keep it up to date.)

Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
(1998 report in Scientific American about a New York Academy of Sciences conference that celebrates the advances that women in science have made over the past 25 years and examines why disparities still exist.)

Is There an Unconscious Discrimination Against Women in Science?
(A brief article by Harvard physics professor Howard Georgi. Of related interest may be Prof. Georgi's slide show [in various formats] on Women and the Future of Physics.)

Italia Donna
(Italian-language web site devoted to coverage of women in Italian life and culture. Separate sections deal with women and work, society, emigration, institutions, history, traditions, and art. The site also houses a mailing list and the project "Italintranet Donna," which is compiling information about Italian women and women of Italian origin around the world.)

Java, Women and the Culture of Computing
(Paper by computer science professor Danielle Bernstein, published in July 1999)

JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies
(A peer-reviewed ejournal devoted to the promotion of research and scholarship of African women to the global African community and friends of Africa. JENdA documents and responds to debates on women's history and studies in African social, cultural, political and economic systems. The journal is published by Africa Resources Center, Inc.)

Jewish Feminist Resources
(This site by Renee Primack offers a range of Jewish feminist resources, including web sites, forums for discussion of Jewish feminist issues, and a useful "what's new" section that indicates current updates. Unfortunately, the site has not been updated in quite a while, but it's still useful.)

The Jewish Woman
(This site presents an Orthodox, Hasidic perspective on issues of interest to Jewish women, such as relationships and marriage, pregnancy and birth, motherhood, women's health, and religious practices.)

Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution
(Created by the Jewish Women's Archive, this exhibit seeks to convey Jewish women's roles and contributions to the feminist movement of the 1960s and '70s. Using video clips, radio news reports, documents, artifacts, images, sounds, and fragments of memories, the exhibit delves into the meanings of feminism and its legacies to contemporary and future generations of Jewish women. Among the many women featured are pioneering activist Gloria Steinem, historian Gerda Lerner, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, artist Judy Chicago, novelist Marge Piercy, National Public Radio correspondent Nina Totenberg, and Sally Priesand and Amy Eilberg, the first American women to be ordained rabbis in Reform and Conservative Judaism.)

Joan of Arc - Maid of Heaven
(Though this site is designed to promote Ben D. Kennedy's book Maid of Heaven: The Story of Saint Joan of Arc, the site also offers abundant free information of use to anyone interested in Joan of Arc. Included are a timeline, "quick facts," background history pertinent to Joan of Arc, links to reference works Kennedy used in his book, pictorial representations, quotations about Joan of Arc, a FAQ, reviews of books, movies, and music about Joan of Arc, and an extensive, lightly annotated list of links to other relevant sites.)

Job Searching Resources for Women
(A resource-rich About.com site hosted by Alison Doyle. Included are such sections as Online Job Searching, Career Change Tools for the Midlife Woman, Best Companies for Women, and Freelance and Telecommuting Jobs.)

Journal of Feminist Scholarship
(An online, peer-reviewed journal that began in 2011, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship describes its fundamental aims as being "to offer an open-access academic forum for the publication of innovative, peer-reviewed feminist scholarship across the disciplines and to encourage productive debates among scholars and activists interested in examining methodological directions and political contexts and ramifications of feminist inquiry.")

Journal of International Women's Studies
(An online, multidisciplinary journal that seeks to explore the relationship between feminist theories and activism.)

Journal of South Asia Women Studies
(Current and back issues containing articles about women's issues in South Asia.)

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
(This U.S.-based journal, founded in 1994, is "designed as a unique and much-needed resource for educators, managers, and policymakers. . . . [It] publishes original, peer-reviewed papers that report innovative ideas and programs for classroom teachers, scientific studies, and formulation of concepts related to the education, recruitment, and retention of under-represented groups in science and engineering." More information and access to abstracts are available at the journal's web site.)

Journals and Internet Publications
(The Feminist Majority web site's annotated list of feminist journals and women's law journals.)

Journeywoman
(A free online travel magazine and web site for women. Women-friendly sites and hotels, international travel tips, women's travel stories, sharing of advice and information, travel classifieds, etc.)

Judaism 101: The Role of Women
(One section of Tracey R. Rich's much larger website devoted to explaining Judaism from a "traditional" [i.e., Orthodox] perspective. The page devoted to the role of women has links to many key terms and includes discussion of Women's Mitzvot, Women's Holiday, Women in the Synagogue, and Lilith, as well as links to a discussion of marriage and links for further study.)

Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
(Karamah focuses on domestic and global issues of human rights for Muslims, with particular emphasis on Muslim women. The site offers legal news, information about civil rights projects, online and print publications, and more.)

Kate's Feminism Page
(In addition to a very good collection of general links, Kate Orman's Australian site has separate sections devoted to domestic violence and to female and male rape.)

KinderStart
(A directory of "information about pregnancy, birth, and the wide range of issues related to children six years and under." The top level includes 16 categories, including both child-focused--e.g., Adoption, Bringing Home Baby, Child Development--and more wide-ranging, such as Arts & Entertainment and Society, Culture, & Environment. Below these are very extensive sub-categories with annotated links and an opportunity to provide ratings/comments.)

Know How Conference on the World of Women's Information
(International project and conference to "improve the accessibility and visibility of women's information services throughout the world." Site available in English, French, and Spanish.)

Kolot: Center for Jewish Women's and Gender Studies
(Affiliated with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Kolot offers a mix of spiritual and academic resources for Jewish women and girls. The site includes an extensive collection of related links.)

The Language and Gender Page
(Linguistics professor Mary Bucholtz has created this page of resources relating to language and gender. Sections include People, Organizations, Conferences, Publications, and Resources.)

Language and Gender Syllabi (COSWL)
(from an array of departments: linguistics, anthropology, folklore, etc.)

Latinitas
(Latinitas describes itself as "the webzine for Latina girls." Actually, it is two webzines: one for Latina teens, the other for pre-teen Latina girls. It includes sections devoted to music reviews, poetry by Latinas, advice, Latinitas traditions, "real life," profiles of noteworthy Latinas, and more. Much of the content is written by as well as for Latinas. Parts of the site are also available in Spanish.)

Laurie's Links to Women's Sites
(Laurie Mann's links to sites about abortion, abuse, businesses, health, history, sexual orientation, sizism, and more)

Laws
(Aimed at the general public, this website offers information about legal issues, legal news, crime prevention, and more. It is included here primarily because of its large section devoted to Domestic Violence.)

Legal Momentum
(The Legal Momentum site offers information and resources concerning legal and policy aspects of issues such as Child Care, Federalism, Immigrant Women, Violence Against Women, Welfare and Poverty, Women's Human Rights, Workplace Issues, and Gender Equity in Education, as well as information about the National Judicial Education Program. Legal Momentum was formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. it claims to be the nation's oldest women's legal rights organization.)

Lesbian-Centered European Films
(Annotated listing selected by Eva Isaksson from the larger GLBO-Centered Film List created by Frank Swilling.)

Lesbian History
(Professor Esther Newton's impressive site, which arose from her graduate and undergraduate Lesbian History seminars, provides extensive information and resources about many aspects of lesbian history.)

Lesbian Identity and the Politics of Butch Femme: An Annotated Bibliography
(Amy Goodloe offers extensive, useful annotations of approximately 25 important works.)

Lesbian.Org
(Amy Goodloe's extensive, well-organized site dedicated to promoting lesbian visibility on the Internet.)

Lesbians of Color Site
(Yolanda Retter's site includes listings of lesbians and gays of color, bibliographies, archives, articles, interviews, news, organizations, a chronology 1950-1995, and more.)

Librarians' Index to the Internet: Women
(Created and maintained by librarians who are experts in finding and evaluating online resources, the Librarians' Index to the Internet is itself one of the most valuable resources on the Web. Its focus extends to just about every topic, but its coverage of women is especially impressive. Its opening page on Women" lists approximately 70 topics. Each of these contains carefully selected and annotated links to information-rich web sites. Though the topics range widely--the S's alone include Sex Discrimination, Social Conditions, Speeches, Sports & Athletics, Statistics, and Suffrage--the site offers particularly extensive coverage of health issues and what it refers to as "Notable Women." Not to be missed!)

Lilith
(Alan Humm's website provides much information and many links to sources about Lilith, said to be the Biblical Adam's first wife, who was supplanted by the ostensibly more subservient Eve.)

The Lives and Careers of Minority Women Scientists
(Detailed summary of a study by Anne J. MacLachlan on minorities in the University of California System who received Ph.D.s between 1980 and 1990 in science and engineering. Though the larger study looked at all under-represented minorities and a matched group of all other ethnicities, this detailed summary focuses on women and looks at how and why they succeeded and whether their careers correspond to their training and aspirations. The summary includes statistics about minority women Ph.D. recipients in science and engineering fields in the 1980s and 1990s.)

LiveWire: Computer Confidence for Women
(A series of approximately 20 enjoyable, well-written columns by Rachel Adelson that explore "the ways that women can become confident and self-sufficient" in dealing with computers.)

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