As of 2015, find information about the Order of the Eastern Star initiation process on EasternStar.org. Eligibility is only extended to men who are Masons and women with Masonic affiliation. Such affiliations may include wives, daughters, step-daughters, sisters and nieces of Master Masons in good standing.
The Order of the Eastern Star is a fraternal organization with over 500,000 members worldwide as of 2015. It is comprised of both men and women that share strong spiritual convictions, yet it is not affiliated with any particular faith or religion. The purposes of the social order are to promote charity, truth and loving kindness within the organization as well as the personal lives of its members.