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.

The performer, who's been out as a lesbian since before her career kicked into high gear, won several awards and spoke about coming out in high school. 

February 11 2019 11:34 AM

More than a dozen LGBTQ women are nominated and five of this year's performances will be from queer ladies. 

February 08 2019 2:51 PM

At the 2019 Makers Conference, a global gathering regarding female equality, the 2016 presidential nominee praised the wave of women elected to Congress.

February 07 2019 7:41 PM

Democratic governor Roy Cooper withdrew LaWana Mayfield's appointment to a state board because she once referred to police as terrorists.

February 07 2019 1:08 PM

The legendary actress who played Bette's big sister Kit Porter on The L Word for six seasons says she won't be involved with the reboot. 

February 05 2019 4:57 PM

Saum, who played half of the lesbian mom couple on The Fosters, speaks with The Advocate about her appearance on Good Trouble and wanting to mother its stars. 

February 05 2019 1:20 PM

America's most famous trans teen on her decision to have surgery and the scary complications that followed.

February 05 2019 10:49 AM
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