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.

Defunding the organization would greatly reduce access to health care, endangering women and children, writes Reay Earhart.

April 14 2017 6:33 AM

The NoVo Foundation, founded by the youngest son and daughter-in-law of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, has unveiled its financial plan for helping minority girls succeed.

April 13 2017 5:53 PM

A clown sketch on last week's Saturday Night Live looked a lot like out comic Tig Notaro's short film.

April 13 2017 5:16 PM

Romney's 'binders full of women" gaffe from 2012 is quaint in light of the Trump administration. 

April 12 2017 7:50 PM

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
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