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Feminist Majority Foundation News
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
A digital collection from the New York Public Library
Crunk Feminist Collective
A space for feminists to speak about issues
Discovering American Women's History Online
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. Maintained by Middle Tennessee State University.
This online community is dedicated to providing resources on "women's equality, justice, wellness and safety." Board members of the organization include Eve Ensler, Carol Gilligan, Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker.
Online community for young feminists
Feminist Majority Foundation
This active organization states their mission: "our research and action programs focus on advancing the legal, social and political equality of women with men, countering the backlash to women's advancement, and recruiting and training young feminists to encourage future leadership for the feminist movement in the United States."
This is the largest Web site devoted to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (glbtq) education and culture and houses the largest, most comprehensive encyclopedia of glbtq culture in the world.
League of Women Voters
This nonpartisan, political organization has been in effect since 1920. The group is dedicated to making changes to the current political system.
Feminist magazine since 1972, founded by women's rights pioneer Gloria Steinem
National Museum of Women in the Arts
View over 250 works by women artists from around the world.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
This feminist organization was founded in 1966. Its goal is to find and create equality for all women.
National Women's Hall of Fame
The mission of the Hall is "To honor women citizens of the United States whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science have been of the greatest value for the development of the country."
National Women's History Museum
Visit the online exhibits and take an in-depth journey through the history of women's suffrage in America.
National Women's History Alliance
The National Women's History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and
educational materials and programs.
National Women's Law Center
This group helps improve women's and families' working lives.
National Women's Studies Association
This organization works on promoting the work in the women's and gender studies field. It also advocates teaching and research in this field.
Women's Bureau (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
This government office provides information on the state of working women in America, as well as information on policies regarding sexual harassment, minimum wage, and more.
Women Working, 1800-1930
From the Harvard University Library, this website explores women's roles in the US economy between the Civil War and Great Depression using digitized books, images and pages from manuscripts.
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