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About These Resources
This page includes outside research, teaching, and general and support resources for Gender and Women's Studies. For additional resources and information on gender, sexuality, and LGBTQIA+ topics, please visit the Queer Studies research guide linked below.
Research and Teaching Resources
Gender and Development
Open access journal publishing research that aims to support and promote women’s rights and gender equality in development policy and practice.
Women's Media Center
A progressive, nonpartisan nonprofit organization working to raise the visibility, viability and decision-making power of women and girls in media.
National Women's Studies Association
Compilation of resources that support Women's Studies programs, courses, and more.
LOC Guide to Searching the American Women's History Collection
Guide to searching online exhibitions for Women's History and Culture in the United States from the Library of Congress.
International Center for Research on Women Resources and Publications
Compilation of open-access and peer-reviewed resources and publications focused on addressing challenges facing women and girls worldwide.
Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites
A selective, annotated, highly acclaimed listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies / women's issues, with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's studies program.
Black American Feminisms
A multidisciplinary and intersectional bibliography compiled by Sherri L. Barnes at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library.
E-Sources on Women and Gender
Volumes and issues of column provided by Resources for Gender and Women’s Studies: A Feminist Review Resources For Gender and Women’s Studies: A Feminist Review contains news of the latest print and audiovisual resources for research and teaching in women's studies provided by the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Museums and Archives Resources
General and Support Resources
The National Organization for Women (NOW)
NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Human Rights Watch - Women's Rights
Includes information, publications, and news releases on women's rights issues by country and topic.