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Women's Programs: Background

The UC Merced Women's Programs guide serves as an introduction to library resources, research, & information related to gender & women's issues.

Credo Reference

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Selected Feminists

Here are some links to brief biographies of 15 selected mostly western U.S. feminists. You can also look up other names in Credo. It may also be helpful to see the references linked in Wikipedia entries as well, particularly for those women who are currently living.

Glossaries, Handbooks, & Encyclopedias

What is Intersectional Feminism?

Get a quick introduction to intersectionality from this Braless/Decoded collaboration. (4:05)

For a longer video, see Crenshaw's TED Talk The Urgency of Intersectionality. (18:49)