Open Access Journals

Open Access Journals are free, full-text, scholarly journals that are available 'free' to anyone with access to the internet.

Directory of Open Access Journals
[http://www.doaj.org/]
Include links to many of these freely available journals

Women's Studies/Gender Studies/Feminist Studies Journals:

Advancing women in leadership
[http://www.advancingwomen.com/awl/awl.html]
Scope: Women in leadership and women's issues in leadership
Publisher: Advancing Women [http://www.advancingwomen.com]
Country: USA

AVIVA
Women’s World-Wide Web Monthly Webzine
[http://www.aviva.org]

Canadian Online Journal of Queer Studies in Education
[http://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/jqstudies/index]
Scope:queer topics in education and the social sciences in Canada
(i.e. research and social justice issues on and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, intersex, two-spirited and trans-identified people)
Publisher: University of Toronto - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Country: Canada

CW3: Covey women writers on the web
[http://www2.shu.ac.uk/corvey/CW3journal/]
Scope: Research on women writers during the Romantic-era, including biographies, memoirs and reviews of authors.
Publisher: Sheffield Hallam University
Country: United Kingdom

The electronic journal of human sexuality
[http://www.ejhs.org/]
Scope: covers research in all aspects of human sexuality, particularly in relation to sociology, and/or public health.
Publisher: Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, San Francisco, California
Country: United States

Gay and Lesbian issues and psychology
[http://www.groups.psychology.org.au/glip/glip_review/]
Scope: Lesbian and gay psychology, looks at research on LGBTI (lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex) issues and challenges the assumptions in research for lesbians and gay men in psychology.
Publisher: Australian Psychological Society
Country: Australia

Genders
[http://www.genders.org/]
Scope: essays on gender and sexuality in relation to social, political, artistic and economic concerns. Looks at gender and sexuality in the arts, humanities, literature, film, history, media studies and social science
Publisher: University of Colorado
Country: United States

International Planning perspectives
[http://guttmacher.org/archive/IFPP.jsp]
Scope: 'Advancing sexual and reproductive health through research policy analysis and public education' covers contraception, fertility, abortion, family planning and sexually transmitted diseases.
Publisher: Guttmacher Institute
Country: United States

Jenda: A journal of culture and African women's studies
[http://www.jendajournal.com/]
Publisher: Africa Resource Center
Country: United States

Journal of International Women's Studies
Scope: women's and gender studies
[http://www.bridgew.edu/SoAS/jiws/index.htm]
Publisher: Bridgewater State College
Country: United States

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
[http://www.jmmsweb.org/]
Scope: gender and religion, theology
Publisher: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
Country: New Zealand

Outskirts: Feminisms along the edge
[http://www.chloe.uwa.edu.au/outskirts/]
Scope: 'A feminist cultural studies journal looks at feminism, across a range of disciplines'.
Publisher: University of Western Australia, Centre for Women's Studies
Country: Australia

Thirdspace
[http://www.thirdspace.ca]

Women in Judaism: A multidisciplinary journal
[http://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/wjudaism]
Scope: Gender related issues in Judaism, including women's roles
Publisher: the University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

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