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Feminism -- United States

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National Organization for Women (NOW)

The National Organization of Women (NOW) Web page offers extensive information about issues NOW is involved in, such as economic equity, electoral politics, global feminism, racial and ethnic diversity, and violence against women. Also available is contact information for chapter and state organizations and the NOW Action Center. Links to other feminist resources on the Internet include the...
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Airing November 7 and 8 on PBS, this new documentary film by Ken Burns and Paul Barnes tells the story of "one of the most productive working partnerships in US history," that of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. As the site describes them, "Stanton was the leading voice and philosopher of the women's rights and suffrage movements while Anthony was the powerhouse who commandeered the...
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection Special Collections Library Duke University

The Special Collections Library of Duke University has maintained for some time an extensive and regularly updated collection of documents from the Women's Liberation Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The documents are browseable by subject categories and searchable by keyword. Subject categories include General and Theoretical, Medical and Reproductive Rights, Organizations and Activism, Sexuality...
Jo Freeman: Feminist Scholar and Author

Jo Freeman, a well-known feminist scholar, activist, author, speaker, and lawyer, recently launched this new site consisting of works by and about her. The site contains a portion of Freeman's numerous scholarly and journalistic articles, including "The Feminist Movement," "Women in Society," "Women, Law and Public Policy," and "Social Protests in the Sixties." The site also contains a photo...
Barnard Center for Research on Women

Started in 1971, the Barnard Center for Research on Women has welcomed a wide range of visionaries and public intellectuals in recent years, including Anna Deavere Smith, Sister Helen Prejean, Winona LaDuke, and Lani Guinier. Along with their very fine lecture series and other such public programming, they have developed a delightful website which contains a number of features that can only be...