This page explains the relationship between women's studies and gender studies. The Association is a "professional organization dedicated to leading the field of women's studies and gender studies[.]"
The LGBT Project focuses on five issue areas to eliminate discrimination and change public opinion. It does so via the courts, legislatures and public education.
A new initiative intended to increase, encourage, and support the inclusion and educational success of under-represented groups in higher education, in particular black males. All programs and activities of the Black Male Initiative are open to all academically eligible students, faculty and staff, without regard to race, gender, national origin, or other characteristic.
Since 1977, the Center for the Study of Women and Society has promoted interdisciplinary feminist scholarship. The focus of the Center's research agenda is the study of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class and nation in relationship to the experiences of women and men in societies around the world. The Center co-sponsors with the Women's Studies Certificate Program intellectual exchange symposia and lectures--- among scholars within CUNY as well as with visiting scholars.
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies provides intellectual leadership towards understanding and addressing the issues that affect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals and the members of other sexual and gender minorities. As the first university-based LGBT research center in the United States, CLAGS nurtures cutting-edge scholarship; organizes colloquia for examining and affirming LGBT lives; and fosters network-building among academics, artists, activists, policy makers, and community members.
Founded in 1987, the Feminist Majority Foundation is "dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence."
GLAAD works to include stories of LGBT people in the media. It also holds the media accountable for representations of LGBT communities.
Through its advocacy and collaborative work, NCTE strives to advance transgender equality.
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Founded in 1966, NOW is an organization of feminist activists working towards equality for all women.
philoSOPHIA: a feminist society Promotes continental feminist scholarship and pedagogical issues and is committed to civic and community engagement. This society defines continental feminist philosophy broadly to include feminist work on major figures and themes from the continental philosophical tradition, as well as feminist work inspired by continental philosophy more generally.
A national non-profit organization, PFLAG supports LGBT persons and their families and friends through their education, advocacy and support efforts.
The Center provides "education, outreach and activist opportunities on women's issues and gender justice."