Diversity

INDEX: Disabilities | Gender: Female | Male | Alternative Lifestyles | Human Rights | Racial/Ethnic Diversity: African American | Asian American | Latino/Hispanic | Middle Eastern | Native American | European American | Religious Diversity | Political Diversity | Political Parties | Conservative | Liberal
U.S. Census Bureau — census statistics, story ideas

Vital Records — find birth, death and marriage certificates from every state

Legacy.com — online obituaries, death notices

Social Security Death Index — genealogy company that keeps publicly accessible information on people who have died while collecting Social Security

Disabilities

American Disabilities Act — ADA regulations.

Alliance of People with disAbilities — making communities more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone.

Disability Rights & Resources — advocacy-based, consumer-controlled, community-embedded center that advocates with and serves as mentors for people with disabilities.

Center for an Accessible Society — disabilities information for journalists

National Center on Disability and Journalism — provides support and guidance for journalists covering people with disabilities

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Gender

Female – AP uses the term girl until the age of 18, woman after that. (50.8 percent U.S. population in 2010)

Feminist Majority Foundation — dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.

Advancing Women – women in the work force

National Organization of Womenthe largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.

Women Leaders Online – networking women in politics, media, work force and cyberspace

University of Maryland’s Women’s Studies Database

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Male – AP uses the term boy until the age of 18, man after that. (49.2 percent U.S. population in 2010)

Backlash – gender issues, parenting, divorce, employment from male perspective

Menstuff – National Men’s Resource Center (fatherhood, health, relationships)

MenWeb – battered men, male sex abuse survivors, health, employment

National Coalition of Free Men – how sex discrimination affects men and boys

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Alternative Life Styles

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation — by ensuring the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.

The Advocate – news, health, family, homophobia issues

University of Maryland’s Alternative Lifestyle Resources – directory, bibliographies

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force — uncompromising national voice for full LGBT equality

OUT.com – media, arts, fashion

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Political Diversity

Political Information – directory, search engine for campaigns, issues, organizations and grassroots movements

Politics1 – nonpartisan directory for parties, issues

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Political Parties

The Constitution Party — a minor party formed in 1992, favors a strict interpretation of the Constitution including government limited in scope, structure and power of regulation over the people
via a return of most governmental powers to the states, communities and the people

The Democratic Party &
Young Democrats (>36)
— formed in 1792 as the Democratic-Republican Party, it claims to represent the interests of working families, fighting for equal opportunities and justice for all Americans.

The Green Party — a minor party formed in 2001 by a federation of state Green Parties, committed to ecology, social justice grassroots democracy and non-violence, without the support of corporate donors

Libertarian Party — a minor party formed in 1971, the third largest U.S. political party claims to be the party of principle emphasizing minimum government and maximum freedom

The Republican Party & Young Republicans (>40) — formed in 1856, claims to be at the forefront of the fight for individuals’ rights in opposition to a large, intrusive government

Active Micro Parties — links to political parties that fielded candidates in recent elections

The Tea Party — grassroots organization formed in 2009 aiming to secure public policy consistent with core values of fiscal responsibility, Constitutionally limited government and free markets

Occupy Wall Street — formed in 2011, the occupation movement started on Wall Street and spread worldwide with stated goals of fighting major banks and multinational corporations’ control of the democratic process.

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Conservative

The Right Side of the Web Ring — Conservative links

Media Research Center – exposing liberal bias

Town Hall – library organized by topics

Young Americans Foundation – ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.

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Liberal

Naturally Blue — Democratic political action committee started in Arkansas

Living Liberally — political action through social interaction

Brookings Institution – foreign policy, domestic issues

People for the American Way — advocates values and institutions to sustain a diverse democratic society

TurnLeft – home of liberalism on the Web

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In Motion– multicultural topics

University of Washington’s Race and Ethnicity Database

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services — government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States

ESL Magazine – English as a Second Language

Diversity Web – diversity in Higher Ed

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Human Rights

American Civil Liberties Union — “If the rights of society’s most vulnerable members are denied, everybody’s rights are imperiled.”

Amnesty International – humanitarian advocacy group

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights – Internet Law library

Human Rights Interactive Network – directory of organizations, activities

Human Rights Watch – nonprofit, nongovernmental organization

United Nations’ Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

European American – history, culture, etc. (63.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)

France

Germany

Greece

Ireland

Italy

Poland

Russia

Scotland

Spain

Latino/Hispanic (16.3 percent U.S. population in 2010)

Cuba Free Press – nonprofit news and features in English, Spanish, & Russian

Hispanic.com – info, services, and technology access to U.S. Hispanic community

Hispanic Online – arts & entertainment, politics, lifestyles, news

Latino Web – search Latino culture, history, politics, art

Mexico Connect – magazine, website directory

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African American — AP style says to use the term black. (12.2 percent U.S. population in 2010)

Black Lives Matter – online forum intended to build connections between Black people and allies to fight anti-Black racism, to spark dialogue among Black people, and to facilitate the types of connections necessary to encourage social action and engagement.

Afro-American Newspapers – history, culture, current events from African-American Newspaper Association

Black History – largest online encyclopedia and social network dedicated to Black history and culture.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — aspires to a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

National Civil Rights Museum – interactive tour

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Asian American (4.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)

China Today – gen info on culture, history, traditions

Hmong Homepage – culture, history, traditions of Hmong people in Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand

India Culture – arts, culture, religion, history

Japan Window – business practices, culture, education

Korean Historical Connection – Hong-Ik University’s Dept. of History Education, Seoul, Korea

Oriental Asia – news, travel, social issues

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Native American (0.7 percent U.S. population in 2010)

Indian Country Today – online Native American newspaper

Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian – documents arts and culture of Native Americans

Native American Nations – directory of Native American tribes

Native Peoples – online magazine issue

Native Web – news, directory to indigenous cultures worldwide

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Middle Eastern

Arab Internet Directory – major sites in the Arab world

Jewish/Israel Link Launcher – University of Colorado’s directory to Israelis politics, culture, arts, history

Middle-Eastern Orientation – news, travel, social issues

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Religious Diversity

Theology and Religion – annotated source guide to religious education

Finding God in Cyberspace – resources on religious traditions

Christian Coalition — one of the largest conservative grassroots political organizations in America founded by Pat Robertson in 1989.

American Religious Experience

(Major religions active in the United States)

Anglicans

Baptist

Buddhism

Christian Scientist

Church of Christ

Church of God in Christ

Episcopal

Friends (Quakers)

Hinduism

Islam

Judaism

Latter Day Saints

Lutheran

Methodist

Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

Unitarian

United Church of Christ

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(Last verified: 071514)
©2017 Ronald W. Sitton.
Revised 06/17/2017
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