This article covers the rape victims’ march in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that was held on 18 October. The resource is accurate.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women
Gender Fair Language
As culture changes, so does language. Reflect our changing ideas in your writing with gender fair language! This site provides an overview of the concept, as well as helpful examples for making your writing clear and direct regarding gender.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality; Health And Sexuality–LGBTQ Interest; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing
Collaborative blog run by an independent media and information company, it generally covers the business aspects of entertainment and media news. Less discursive than the typical blog.
Subject: Business & Economics Blogs; Business & Economics Blogs
ProCon.org – Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues
Provides research in a pro-con format on “controversial issues” related to business, health medicine, law, politics, religion, science, technology, sex, gender, and sports.
Subject: Science & Technology–Controversial; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality; Reference
Gay Financial Network
Gay Financial Network caters to the American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community’s financial and professional needs. Beyond market information, it offers a professional directory and original articles targeted to the gay community.
Subject: Business & Economics–Finance; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender
Isle of Lesbos
Features Lesbian poetry, Lesbian images in art, Lesbian quotations and references and links to other Lesbian resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender
Learn information “about lesbians, gays and bisexuals grounded in scientific knowledge.” Site also provides datasets with “sexual orientation data” and instructions for how to collect such data. An excellent resource
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender
International non-profit organization working to “build inclusive workplaces and expand opportunities for women.” Offers free research reports and statistical studies on LGBT individuals and women of color in the workplace, women in leadership positions, and organizational change.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender
Women in Business Radio
Free online radio show focusing on women who have started their own businesses. Each segment includes an interview with a small business owner, designed to provide insight into various professions while highlighting issues like time management, creativity, and personal development.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers
Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project
Website dedicated to archiving and sharing the history of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (CWLU). Articles, essays, biographies, and memoirs document the “role of the CWLU in the movement for women’s liberation and social justice of the late 1960s and 1970s.” Includes bibliography of websites and books on feminism.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources
Regularly updated site with news from around the world concerning women and public policy. They offer the news the mainstream media doesn’t cover.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women
Women’s Sports Foundation
A great resource for women and sports with the mission to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. Includes information on issues, scholarships, events, and more.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports
Internet Women’s History Sourcebook
Covering many aspects of the history of women from ancient through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different countries. Each country’s section features great women, women’s oppression, the structure of women’s lives, women’s agency, feminism, and gender construction.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
GLSEN provides resources for teachers and students to ensure a safe school experience regardless of a person’s sexual orientation. Sponsors events to promote awareness of bullying, harassment, and hate speech in schools and organizes gay, lesbian, and straight alliance groups.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender
4000 Years of Women in Science
Features biographical information of over 100 women inventors, scholars, writers, mathematicians and astronomers throughout recorded history.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers
Global Women’s Activism
Web directory of organizations and websites dealing with women’s activism. Listings are broken up by continent and country, as well as transnational.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies and links to biographies about female “writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies
Research and news on afterschool programs, and tools on funding, advocacy, and media relations for program organizers.
Subject: Education–K-12 Education
Genesis: Developing Access to Women’s History Sources in the British Isles
Genesis is a mapping initiative funded by the Research Support Libraries Program (RSLP) to identify and develop access to women’s history sources in the British Isles. The database holds descriptions of women’s history collections from the libraries, archives, and museums of the British Isles.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women
The Glass Ceiling Commission
Assorted PDF-formatted articles that offer a variety of viewpoints on how the glass ceiling affects women and minority workers in the United States.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture