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In The Advocate’s Women section, readers can find out the latest news and updates that are important to lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women. Discover articles related to politics, arts and entertainment, health, parenting, business, travel, and more. Find out about women from all spheres of influence who are working toward advancing the LGBT rights movement like Tammy Baldwin, Guinevere Turner, Gloria Steinem, Ellen Page, Laverne Cox, and Diana Nyad. Watch videos, read articles, and stay up-to-date on all issues related to gay women.

The lack of women helming big-budget movies is due to Hollywood’s long-term “neglect,” and female executives have been part of the problem, says the out filmmaker.

April 21 2016 3:24 PM

Brandy Black and wife Susan break down the must-knows for those who are ready to take the leap or already have.

April 18 2016 6:21 AM

This Advocate editor's memory of her college town has changed after the state passed its infamous anti-LGBT law. 

April 15 2016 6:37 AM

The legislative attacks on LGBT equality and reproductive rights are a coordinated offensive, say former Texas Sen. Wendy Davis and LPAC executive director Beth Shipp.

April 14 2016 6:04 AM