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.

Lori Lightfoot, a veteran community activist, wants a livable Chicago for more than tourists and downtown denizens.

5:27 AM

DeGeneres, who took heat for appearing to pardon Kevin Hart, admitted she feels 'bombarded' with bad news and keeps "trying to do what we can." 

February 15 2019 8:28 PM

Fabiana Faria and Helena Barquet were one of two couples chosen to wed on top of the skyscraper during Valentine's Day.

February 15 2019 6:17 PM

Julia Beck was kicked off of a Baltimore city commission because of her anti-trans views. Then she appeared with Tucker Carlson, who welcomed her ideas.

February 15 2019 2:24 PM

The three-time Grammy winner credited DeGeneres with inspiring her to come out as a lesbian. Later they exchanged "I love yous."

February 14 2019 2:48 PM

The 47-year romance between lesbian historian Lillian Faderman and Phyllis Irwin is beautifully told in Allison Tate's short film. 

February 14 2019 6:34 AM

One out powerhouse singing to another! 

February 13 2019 7:50 PM
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