PLU Women's Center

Advancing Equity

American Association of University Women – The AAUW works toward achieving equity for women through advocacy, education, and research. American Association of University Women: Washington – Provides state level information and resources

National Organization for Women– NOW is the largest national feminist organization; its programs work to achieve equality for all women and to establish a more socially just society.

Human Rights Campaign – The HRC works to achieve equal rights for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

Feminist Majority Foundation – The FMF works for social, political and economic equality for women by using research and education to improve women’s lives. Blog claims, “Young women are rarely given the opportunity to speak on their own behalf on issues that affect their lives and futures. Feministing provides a platform for us to comment, analyze, influence and connect.”

Feminist Blogs

Feministing – Feministing is an online community for feminists and allies.

Blac(k)ademic – Blac(k)ademic focuses on race, sexuality, feminism, and transgender issues.

Jezebel – Jezebel is a blog aimed at women’s interests.

Racialicious – Racialicious is a blog about the intersection of race and pop culture.

Women's History

National Women’s Hall of Fame – The National Women’s Hall of Fame showcases great women throughout history.

Women’s Suffrage Timeline – The Women’s Suffrage Timeline provides an overview of the history to gain women’s suffrage.