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Stonewall Honors Prominent Women Leaders and Unsung Heroes

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
In a special ceremony on Friday, April 11 at Union Square West, the Stonewall Foundation honored prominent women leaders and unsung heroes who create lasting legacies for the LGBTQ community.

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Hillary Clinton Speaks at San José State University

By Louise Adams | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Former First Lady and Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate New York Senator Hillary Clinton spoke in front of an eager audience at San Jose State University last Thursday.

Obama, Republicans Compete for Support Among Women

By Nedra Pickler | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women.

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.

"101 Vagina" Goes on National Book Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 7, 2014
Photographer Philip Werner has compiled 101 black and white photos of women’s vaginas, with a message, story or poem written by the subject to accompany the photo. The result is the profound and cheeky "101 Vaginas."

L.A. Gay Center Salutes 10th Anniversary of "Laughing Matters"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Sunday, April 6, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions will celebrate the 10th anniversary of director Andrew Meyerson’s "Laughing Matters," followed by a panel discussion.

"The Foxy Merkins" Comes to Atlanta Film Fest

By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Merkins are lurkin’ on the streets of Atlanta this week and the public can catch a glimpse during a screening of the much-anticipated lesbian movie, "The Foxy Merkins" at the Atlanta Film Festival on April 3 at The Plaza Theatre.