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Liberal Sites
FMF - Feminist Gateway
Amnesty International - Other Human Rights Sites
Lesbian.org Links

Civil Rights and Liberties
The Truth in America Project Preserving personal rights through media reform
The Disability Rights Activist Information to fight for rights of disabled people
Civil Liberties Information about Civil liberties, human rights, women's issues, enviroment health and more
Creative Incentive Coalition (CIC) supporting the vigorous application of copyright law in the National Information Infrastructure (NII)
Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) Dedicated to mobility for all people, regardless of wealth, disability, age or accessibility
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law A decent place to live, supportive services and equality of opportunity for people with mental disabilities
Institute for American Liberty Non-profit organization established to disseminate principles of liberty
Capital Research Center studies critical issues in philanthropy, with a special focus on non-profit "public interest" and advocacy groups
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) The largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States
People for the American Way (PFAW) engaging more Americans in civic and political action, to defend and strengthen vital institutions like our public education system and public broadcasting system and to protect individual and religious liberty.
Electronic Frontier Foundation Protecting and promoting the civil liberties of users of online technology.
National Legal Center for the Public Interest concerns with issues of public policy which relate to law or to the administration of justice, bringing balance into the courts in the defense of citizens' rights, the freedom of private enterprise, and the reduction of excessive government regulation
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) Focusing public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values.
NetAction Promoting effective grassroots citizen action campaigns by creating coalitions linking online activists with grassroots organizations, training online activists in effective organizing strategies and educating grassroots groups in effective use of technology for organizing, outreach and fundraising.
Center for Individual Rights CCRIdedicated to the defense of individual rights, with particular emphasis on civil rights, freedom of speech, the free exercise of religion, and sexual harassment law
Acton Institute promotes respect and understanding for religious pluralism, individual liberty, voluntary exchange in free and open markets, and limited government
Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) develops and advocates public policies that advance constitutional civil liberties and democratic values in new computer and communications technologies.
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) The national media watch organization that offers well-documented criticism in an effort to correct media bias, scrutinizing media practices that slight public interest and minority viewpoints. Seeking to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater plurality and diversity in the press.
Common Cause A nopartisan citizens' lobbying group designed to fight to restore ethics in government, to curb the undue influence of special interest money in politics and to protect the civil rights of all citizens
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) how to protect personal privacy
Separation of School and State Alliance
Institute for Humane Studies
a special interest in individual liberty
Voters Telecommunications Watch (VTW) participates in the democratic and legislative processes to promote civil liberties in telecommunications by recommending legislation, monitoring the positions and voting records of elected officials, informing and alerting the public, assisting and organizing other grass-roots activists
Mainstream Opinion a critical analysis of the claims of the Religious Right
The Liberal Constitutionalist Home Page"100% Pure Constitutional Liberty - Accept NO Radical Right-Wing Imitations" set the tone of the site
TASH human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities
InterActivismTime For Virtual Action
let america speak
The Institute for Justice individual liberty, free market solutions, and limited government
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Submit It! to Congress
First Amendment Cyber-Tribune
Americans for a Society Free from Age Restrictions
Cal Law The complete daily briefing for California lawyers and their clients, offering news, analysis, classified ads, state and federal appellate opinions, and information on cases before the state Supreme Court.
National Urban League a social service and civil rights organization helping African Americans seek assistance in achieving economic and social equality, through advocacy, research, services, and race relations.
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) a "home" for friends of freedom everywhere
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) identifing and analyzing alternative national and international strategies and policies for meeting food needs of the developing world on a sustainable basis, with particular emphasis on low-income countries and on the poorer groups in those countries
America's Future dedicated to the preservation of free enterprise system and constitutional form of government
Families Against Mandatory Minimums a national organization working for repeal of mandatory minimum sentences and reform of the federal sentencing guidelines.
Forfeiture Endangers American Rights a national organization working for reform of the nation's draconian asset forfeiture laws
Civil Liberties Monitoring Project an organization of volunteers who observe, document, report on, and try to deal with government activities which seem to abuse civil liberties
Coalition for Federal Sentencing Reform National organization advocating for reform of federal sentencing policy
National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
Peacenet Prison Issues Desk source for progressive and radical information and resources on prisons and the criminal prosecution system
Non Testers List (NTList) A consumer guide to companies that do NOT drug test
Stop Prisoner Rape
Corrections Network
Jail.Net The Global Correction Resource
The Redwood Highway (Crime, Law and Related Links from Sonoma State University)contains links on the world wide web that deal with the nature, extent, control and prevention of crime
American Correctional Association representing all levels and facets of corrections and criminal justice, including federal, state, and military correctional facilities and prisons, county jails and detention centers, probation and parole agencies, and community corrections/halfway houses
American Jail Association supporting those who work in and operate our Nation's jails
Campaign for Equity-Restorative Justice working to reinvent justice using methods that are fair
The Center on Crime, Communities & Culture @ Soros institute turn the current national debate on crime into an opportunity to reinvigorate basic principles of individual rights and responsibilities, bolster community integrity, and promote social innovation by seeking and supporting outstanding and innovative programs in the field of criminal justice
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE)-Virginia, Inc. meeting public safety responsibilities for restoration of crime victims, offenders, the affected families, and the community at large
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE)-NY, Inc. works for anti-crime measures that will save human-resources and taxpayer money, both in New York and nationally
Criminal Justice Consortium to change public policies that result in an over-reliance on incarceration and to promote the least restrictive, cost effective alternatives to imprisonment
Family & Corrections Network for and about families of offenders informations on children of prisoners, parenting programs for prisoners, prison visiting, incarcerated fathers and mothers, hospitality programs, prison marriage and more
Matt Yeager, CriminologistMATTHEW G. YEAGER is a clinical criminologist specializing in alternatives to imprisonment, parole planning, alternative sentencing
Stop Prisoner Rape committed to combating the rape of male and female prisoners and to helping survivors of jailhouse rape
Vera Institute of Justice designs and implements innovative programs that encourage new practices in public services and improve the quality of urban life
Western Society of Criminology devoted to the scientific study of crime and attracts criminology scholars, students, government officials and public and private practitioners from around the world
Liberty Project A non-profit organization at the forefront of the battle to preserve Americans' civil rights.
Nudists.org Militant Nudist/Naturist Web site
Martin Luther King Celebration Committee
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
The Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty
Stop Violence! Resources about non-repressive responses to a variety of violence, including school shootings, sexual assault, and hate crimes
Against the Walls! An organization concerned about the increased number of imprisoned Americans
The National Unity Coalition for Israel 200 Jewish and Christian Organisations dedicated to a secure Israel
The Capitalist Free Press Discussion forum with original articles supporting individual rights and laissez-faire capitalism
Handgun Free America Dedicated to eradicating the epidemic of handgun violence in America
Direct Democracy League
Chickamaugan Cherokee of Tennesee
The Truth and Justice Foundation The restoration duty of our republic

Antiprohibitionism
Drug Policy Foundation publicizes alternatives to current drug strategies

Drug Policy Forum alternatives to the war on drugs
Think for Yourself a reading room on Prohibition
The November Coalition An anti-drug-war organization focusing on working with prisoners and their families to catalog the destruction caused by Prohibition and to mobilize grassroots political activity for drug policy reform
Legalize! USAOrganization opposing prohibition through demonstrations, education and use of the Internet
National Drug Strategy Network A network of individuals and organizations around the world who are working for effective approaches to address the world's many drug problems to share accurate and up-to-date information about the many developments that affect drug strategy
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies an organization promoting research into medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana
The Marijuana Policy Project a national lobbying organization working to "minimize the harm associated with marijuana"
Drugs and Human Rights a project that monitors human rights abuses related to drug policy, both internationally and in the United States
Drug Reform Coordination Network
DRCNet Library
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Drug Information Server
Californians For Compassionate Use the movement that obtained the Proposition 215 a.k.a "the Compassionate Use Act of 1996
Cannabis Freedom Fund
Institute for The Advancement of Marijuana Medicine
THE NEW AMERICAN CHURCH A Religion For People Who Love Marijuana
supporting the right to use marijuana as a sacramental medicine
San Diego Cannabis Caregivers' Club A Volunteer Organization Dedicated to Educating and Supporting Patients and Caregivers in the Medical Cannabis Movement
The HEMPEROR findinding the important, suppressed or not easily heard voices in America and throughout the world on cannabis topics
Generation HEMP! The Choice of the Hemp Generation!
The Action Class for Cannabis Therapeutics bringing on behalf of all sick and disenfranchised citizens to enforce their constitutional rights to use cannabis to heal themselves without arbitrary government interference and criminalization
The American Cannabis Society of Wisconsin dedicated to ending the lieon cannabis: calling for an end to the stupid unjust war against the herb and demanding the freeing of all wrongfully incarcerated prisoners
The American Cannabis Society of Alaska fighting for herb cannabis free of any governmental control or restrictions
End Proibition Now! James Dawsons' Freedom Pages
Drug Policy Forum of Texas
DrugSense using information to educate and influence the media
Drug Text - USA
Ecolution for replacing toxic petro-chemicals with eco-friendly materials like hemp to obtain the necessary process of humanity's reconnecting to a life in balance with the planet
Hyperreal Drug Network Resources
Medical Marijuana Magazine
Oregon Cannabis Tax Act Home Page
Partnership for Responsible Drug Information encouraging to examine and discuss drug policy
Portland Oregon NORMLchapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws supports the reform of laws against the possession and responsible consumption and cultivation of cannabis by adults
Psych@ctive Magazine an Independent Voice in an Age of Media Monopoly
Stop The Drug War a forum devoted to developing new ways to stop the war on drugs in the United States
John Taylor Finns Page
Texas Hemp Campaign works to Re-Legalize Hemp
Tom's Cannabis Information Site
The War On Drugs is a Scam Home Page
Republicans for prop 215
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) focuses on the development of beneficial, socially-sanctioned uses of psychedelic drugs and marijuana
Woodpecker's hemp nest
Free Pot Party
Colorado Legal Eagles typical unorganized fashion to help with the battle to preserve our First Admendment rights to gathering on public lands
American Cannabis Society (Florida) the first Cannabis Freedom Festival
Oxford (MO) Hemp Initiative
Ohio Hempery
Oregon Cannabis Tax Act '99
UMASS Cannabis Reform Coalition
Washington Hemp Education Network empowering the people of Washington State, through educational activities about the history, status, and uses (both current and potential) of the Hemp plant
Washington HIP
Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition
Colorado HIP provides current and historical information about Cannabis Hemp and the ongoing movement to free this helpful plant from the tyrrany of misguided and harmful laws
Seattle Hempfest news and images from the freedom festival of Seattle, on August, 24th 1997
Chico Cannabis Club
Golden Troll Ventures hemp is the real renewable resource
H.E.A.L.E.R. Hemp: Economical ALternative Environmental Resource
Marijuana Policy Reform Activists Page an information resource in order to achieve realistic reform of current drug policy in the United States and abroad
WARSTOP
High Times Magazine contains information about hemp, marijuana and psychedelic drugs (such as LSD and ecstasy)
virtually reality the spot for merchandising on the web
XTC's marijuana page
Stoned.org ...a place for burnouts
Stop The Drug War
American Cannabis Society
Non-Testers List A Consumer Guide to Companies that do NOT drug test

Women's issues
Feminist Majority Foundation
Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWRP) Rectifing the limited availability of policy relevant research on women's lives and to inform and stimulate debate on issues of critical importance for women
The National Organization for Woman (NOW)
WWWomenThe Premier Search Directory for Women Online
FeMiNa provide women with a comprehensive, searchable directory of links to female friendly sites and information on the World Wide Web
Feminism and Women's Resources
Feminist Activist Resources on the Net
The Feminist Annex Gateway
The Feminist Chronicles 1953-1993
Feminist Curricular Resources Clearinghouse
inforM Women's Studies Database
Carnegie Mellon English Server publishes women's studies and feminist works, particularly focusing on issues of sex, gender, sexual identity and sexuality in cultural practices
Cybergirl Planet
Rightgrrl! A Meeting Ground for Conservative and Prolife Women!
Leftgrrl The Liberal Woman's home on the web!
Girl, Inc. A national youth organization dedicated to helping every girl become strong, smart and bold
Girl Power A poignant and shocking portrait of being adolescent and female in today's world
New Moon The Magazine for girls and their dreams
Online Writings
Virtual Sisterhood dedicated to strengthening and magnifying the impact of feminist organizing through promotion of electronic communications use within the global women's movement
Voices of Women
Women’s Connection Online offers women a thoughtful, intelligent place on the Internet with relevant, useful content and vibrant discussion groups
Women's Resource Project
The Women's Room a thinkin' woman's place in cyberspace
Women's Web
Women's Wire
BaseCamp Seattle planned to be a communication tool for women, and men, concerned about issues affecting women and children, particularly those having an international scope
WomensNet
The World's Women On-Line
Assault Prevention Information Network(APIN) strategizes about safety precautions, getting inspired by real life self-defense stories, learning how to protect our children
Safety NetDomestic Violence Resources
Sexual Assault Information Page provides information concerning acquaintance rape, child sexual abuse/assault, incest, rape, ritual abuse, sexual assault, and sexual harassment
Shattered Love Broken Lives more than 60 articles, published over 11 days, explore domestic violence - its causes, its victims, and some solutions
Women Against a Violent Environment (WAVE)
National Foundation for Women Business Owners the premier source of information and statistics on women business owners and their businesses
Women's Bean Project -- Homeless Women created to provide an environment in which women who are homeless or living in poverty can choose to maximize their personal economic and/ or social potential
Women's Mountain Bike and Tea Society a network of women of all ages and abilities who share a passion for pedaling in the dirt
Global Fund for Women focuses on female human rights
Women in Politics is one of the select academic journals to emphasize women's place in the political spectrum
Women in World Politics Bibliography

California Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
EMILY's List Works with and provides a list of political donors committed to electing pro-choice Democratic women to high office
American Association of University Women (AAUW) promotes education and equity for all women and girls
Concerned Women For America a pro-family women's organization
Center for the American Woman and Politics (CAWP)promotes greater understanding and knowledge about women's relationship to politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policyserves as a catalyst for the participation of women from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds in the political life of the Commonwealth (Massachussetts) and the nation, collaborates with a range of organizations, institutes, and media to promote awareness of issues involving women, politics, and policy development
Women Leaders Online (WLO)mobilizing women over the Internet, empowering women politically and stopping the anti-women agenda of the Radical Right
Melpomene Institute helps girls and women of all ages link physical activity and health through research, publication and education
Women's Health Initiative, sponsored by the NIH, is conducting a longitudinal study to determine the effects of diet and hormones on women's health outcomes in the areas of cancer and heart disease
The Florence Crittenton Agency of Knoxville, Inc. devoted to providing opportunities for young women at risk or in crisis to have healthy, happy and productive lives through a system of care in residential and non-residential settings
iFeminists.com
The White House Project The project is committed to raising awareness of women's leadership in American politics
Concerned Women for America
Second Amendment Sisters Women's self-defense advocacy group

Gay & lesbian issues
Lesbian.org
National Center for Lesbian Rights NCLR
Latina LesBiGay ResourcesResources and information of interest to Latina lesbians and gays, in a gopher menu format.
Lesbigay Resources from the Carleton Freenet A gopher-like menu style listing of queer miscellany
Lesbigay Resources from the Carleton Freenet A gopher-like menu style listing of queer miscellany
The Bisexual Resources List every link to a bisexual related web site
The Queer Resources Directory
Lesbian page at Now the ways that NOW works towards lesbian rights.
National Lesbian Political Action Committee a political action committee, going to give money to candidates, male or female, Democratic, Independent, Republican, gay or straight who meet our critieria and have earned our contributions by actively supporting Lesbian issues
The Lesbian Mother's Support Society strives to provide peer support for lesbian parents (biological and nonbiological) and their children, as well as those lesbians considering parenthood
The Lesbian Mom's Web Page designed to help those women out there who want to have babies through non-traditional means, specifically lesbians
The Lesbian History Project supporting efforts to gather, record, publicize and preserve work on lesbian history in any geographic area or time period, with an emphasis on lesbians of color in general and southern california in particular
San Francisco Lesbian Avengers a direct action group of lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered women focused on issues vital to our survival and visibility
Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus Sponsored by the Boston University School of Social work
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Envisioning an America where lesbian and gay people are ensured of their basic equal rights
DQ (Digital Queers) dedicated to promoting the use of computer technology among queer activist groups
PlanetOut features news and information on queer culture, politics, fashion, relationships, and more, in the style of a high quality, glossy, full color magazine
Glaad The web site for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation: promoting fair, accurate and inclusive representation of individuals and events as a means of challenging discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) a leading progressive civil rights organization: the forefront of every major initiative for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights
Community United Against Violence (CUAV)addresses and prevents hate violence directed at lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender persons
Gay Atlanta
QWorld features interactive forums, queer online publications, and a substantial lesbian presence
PrideNet features news and information of interest to the general queer audience
ACLU Gay and Lesbian Rights
LGBT Campus Resource Directors lists offices at college and university campuses across the U.S. with paid staff which serve lesbian, bisexual and gay students
Out Against the Right Handbook A hands on guide for fighting the Christian Right, based on experiences in Idaho 1994 fighting Proposition One, a Christian Right sponsered anti-queer initiative. Broadly applicable to all grassroots activism
The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay and lesbian community by offering free and totally anonymous information, referrals and peer-counseling
Roz Mov, the new Pink and Lavender Pages of Greece loads of information for Greek queers, covering travel, the press, groups and organizations, bibliographies and more
Youth Action Online: gay youth resources is aimed at gay youth, helping them find their way through a homophobic and sex-phobic society. Focused mostly on gay boys
Adult Children of Heterosexualsan hilarious site which pokes fun at the psychological stereotypes of queers as maladjusted people
The Transgender Forum An excellent resource for information about transgendered people and transgender rights
The Blacklist: for lesbigay/ts of African descent
Lesbigay Characters on TVa list of current shows featuring gay and lesbian characters
Carol Mortimer's Gay TV Home Page another great list of lesbian and gay themed television shows
LesBiGay Trans Signs & Symbols about the icons that signify our queerness.
Lesbigay Workplace Issues Against discrimination in the workplace
Same Sex Marriages News and information on the state of same sex marriage laws around the world
Domestic Partners Info provides extensive information on issues of concern to same-sex couples, including legal marriage and sources of support
A Different Light Bookstores books and other goodies from one of the largest queer booksellers around
Lesbian and gay publishing page the essential publishing resource for lesbian & gay writers
Q-NET - Gay & Lesbian Travel Resource a comprehensive, up-to-date, worldwide travel resource for gays and lesbians including: travel news, tour operators (indexed by both destinations and activities), accommodations, trip/event calendar, travel resource and community resource directories, destinations, etc
Homosexuality: Common Questions and Statements Addressed
Congregation Beth Simchat Torah New York's Gay and Lesbian Synagogue
Stop violence and prevent crimes: hate crimes, bias crimes and homophobia by StopViolence.com

Death Penalty
Death Penalty Links
Death Penalty in Indiana
Death Penalty Information Center
Focus on the Death Penalty by University of Alaska
Links toward Death Penalty Abolition
Anti-Death Penalty Information & Resources by American Society of Criminologists
Death Penalty News & Updates

Human Rights
Amnesty International - Usa
Human Rights Watch
National Endowment for Democracy strengthening democratic institutions around the world through nongovernmental efforts
The Human Rights Web
National Congress of American Indians
Alaska Federation of Natives
The Washington Office on Latin America
The Andrei Sakharov Foundation
American Anti-Slavery Group
We Haitians
NGO Monitor Human Rights NGOs in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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