Women-Related Sports/Recreation Email Lists

Last updated: November 22, 2016

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Here are some women-related email lists that focus on sports or recreation. If the instructions say "send usual subscription message," the email message to send is SUBSCRIBE [listname] Your Name (e.g., SUBSCRIBE WISHPERD Jane Doe).

B10WB-L is a list devoted to discussion of Big 10 Women's Basketball. To subscribe, send the usual subscription message to LISTSERV@LISTS.PSU.EDU .

BASSIN4GALS is a list where women can meet with other women who like to fish and to talk about fishing. "We can even send in pictures of our lunkers and our not so lunkers." To subscribe, send a blank message to Bassin4Gals-subscribe@yahoogroups.com or go to the Bassin4Gals web page.

EX-TALK is an exercise discussion list for those who need some ongoing motivation to get and stay in shape. Whether your goal is to lose weight or just feel better, you're welcome on this list. Most of the participants follow a moderate exercise program of low intensity. Currently, the bulk of subscribers are women who are 30+, but the list is open to everyone. To subscribe, send a message to EX-TALK-REQUEST@LISTHOST.NET with the word SUBSCRIBE (or SUBSCRIBE EX-TALK DIGEST ) in the message body.

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 .

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 .

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 .

NINETY-NINES is a list for members of the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of female pilots. You must be a member of the organization to join. Members may join by sending the message SUB NINETY-NINES Name Chapter to LISTSERV@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM . More information is available at the Ninety-Nines web site.

QW is a list for women (and interested men) who wish to discuss the electronic game Quake. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE QW to MAJORDOMO@EVCOM.NET .

SELF_DEFENSE_FOR_WOMEN is a Yahoo Groups forum for women who are active in the martial arts or who are interested in self defense. For more information or to subscribe, see the Self_Defense_For_Women Yahoo group web page.

TRAVEL-DYKES is a list "for lesbians and bi women who are interested in setting off from the comforts of home and seeking adventure in whatever form pleases them." It provides a forum for discussing all aspects of travel, including sharing advice and tips, exchanging information, networking, and telling travel stories. Discussion need not focus exclusively on lesbigay-oriented travel issues, but it should remain generally focused on travel. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE TRAVEL-DYKES to MAJORDOMO@QUEERNET.ORG . For more information, send the message INFO TRAVEL-DYKES to the same address.

USWRUGBY-DISCUSSION is an open, sometimes moderated list for discussion primarily of women's rugby. Virtually any topic related to women's rugby is appropriate, such as playing strategies, refereeing questions, administrative matters, etc. The list is open to women and men in all countries. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE USWRUGBY-DISCUSSION to MAJORDOMO@WORLD.STD.COM ,

WISHPERD focuses on women in sport, health, physical education, recreation, and dance. Send subscription message SUBSCRIBE WISHPERD Your name to LISTPROC@LISTPROC.SJSU.EDU. For more information, see the WISHPERD web page.

WIST (Women in Sport Touring) is a list for women motorcyclists to exchange ideas about motorcycles, gear, safety, races, courses, roads, etc. and to meet other women riders. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WIST-DIGEST to MAJORDOMO@MAGPIE.COM .

WOMEN_DEV, affiliated with the Women in Game Development SIG, is an unmoderated forum for women professionals in the interactive entertainment (games) industry. The list is open to all individuals who are interested in this topic. The list supports the Women in Game Development SIG's goal to proactively encourage and support women in the games industry. The list supports this goal by providing an open forum for discussion of issues about women in the industry, including education, mentorship, coporate successes and failures, career networking, game development, and equity. To subscribe, see the WOMEN_DEV web page.

WOMEN-IN-HOCKEY is a list for women who play ice, street, or roller hockey, or who are involved in these kinds of hockey in some way, or are interested in playing these sports. For more information or to subscribe, see the WOMEN-IN-HOCKEY web site.

WOMENINWILDERNESS is a list for discussing women who enjoy outdoors recreation such as mountain climbing, backpacking, scuba diving, wilderness homesteading, etc. and the careers open for women in the fields of natural science, such as game warden, conservation officer, biologist, etc. You can subscribe at the womeninwilderness web page .

WOMENS-CYCLING is an unmoderated list for those interested in the issues, etc., of women on self-powered cycles, especially bicycles. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOMENS-CYCLING <your e-address> to LISTSERV@NETCOM.COM .

WOMENS-HOOPS is a list for discussion of women's basketball. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOMENS-HOOPS to MAJORDOMO@TOTO.COM .

Xbox GamerchiX began in 2006 as "a group for female gamers that was open to women and girls of any age, any location, any gaming preference, any gaming platform, and any ability." For more information or for information about how to join, see the Xbox GamerchiX web page.

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