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.

For one writer, watching When We Rise drove home the fact that in her formative years, film and television never represented the possibility of lifelong love between women. 

March 14 2017 8:00 AM

To illustrate the hypocrisy regarding women's sexual health versus men's, Rep. Jessica Farrar proposed a bill to force men to undergo unnecessary rectal exams before seeking Viagra, vasectomies, and more. 

March 13 2017 10:23 PM

According to The Daily Nebraskan, a letter from Alpha Chi Omega’s national headquarters states that trans women would be welcomed into the sorority effective immediately.

March 13 2017 6:21 PM

To mark Women's History Month, The Advocate will feature a different queer woman from history each day. Today we look at the fascinating life and work of Toto Koopman. 

March 13 2017 6:56 AM

Meet Joe Carstairs, an oil heiress who took lovers including Marlene Dietrich and Oscar Wilde's niece.

March 10 2017 5:56 AM

The latest teaser for Hulu's upcoming series The Handmaid's Tale, based on the feminist dystopian novel, draws timely, frightening distinctions between life before the new regime and life after. 

March 09 2017 4:15 PM
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