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.

Fifty percent of men (and nearly as many women) don’t know where the vagina actually is.

November 15 2017 6:01 AM

Two separate groups joined forces and marched through the streets of Hollywood in response to the flood of sexual assault allegations in the workplace.  

November 14 2017 8:53 PM

Eleven's delayed adolescence reminds this writer of her own homophobia-stunted youth.

November 14 2017 5:07 AM

Beverly Young-Nelson offered extensive details on an alleged sexual assault by the Senate candidate during a Monday afternoon press conference.

November 13 2017 3:41 PM

Liz Smith, who once described her bisexuality as "gender neutrality," passed away on Sunday in her New York home of natural causes. She was 94. 

November 13 2017 2:07 PM

The Astraea Foundation has been fighting for women and people of color for 40 years. Executive director J. Bob Alotta shares the organization's plans for the next four decades.

November 13 2017 5:32 AM

Chasnoff was the first lesbian to thank her partner when accepting an Academy Award.

November 10 2017 7:23 PM
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