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.

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

Ratner suggested that a woman 10 years Page's senior have sex with the young actress to teach her that she's gay.

November 10 2017 6:58 PM

Kater Gordon has gone on to help other women who've experienced sexual harassment.

November 10 2017 5:36 PM

Three-time gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman is the second to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

November 10 2017 2:41 PM

Politician Lindsey Port accused Schoen and several legislators have called for his resignation. 

November 09 2017 8:36 PM
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