Women

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.

Some objected to Moonlight star's proposal of a sex strike for women's rights, chiding it as heteronormative. Writer Erica M. Hart heartily disagrees, saying Monáe should be commended for using her platform to criticize the patriarchy.

April 12 2017 12:52 PM

A Minnesota lawmaker calls out white male reps for playing cards while women of color gave impassioned speeches to block a bill that would penalize protesters for exercising their First Amendment right. 

April 11 2017 6:09 PM

Since Hillary Clinton remarked last week that she believed misogyny played a role in the election, many white male pundits have been asked to offer their opinion on the subject. 

April 10 2017 8:37 PM

In her first interview since her electoral vote loss, the former Secretary of State said that hatred and distrust of women played a role in the election and that she plans on addressing the issue.

April 07 2017 4:35 PM

A new study found that the three women on the Supreme Court are often subject to "manterrupting," and it's not good for society. 

April 06 2017 8:03 PM

With the federal appeals court deciding that Title VII protections against discrmination do apply to sexual orientation, the lesbian teacher now goes back to a trial court, three years after filing suit.

April 06 2017 5:51 PM
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