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Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

By Philip Marcelo | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

Twin Oaks Hosts Annual Women's Gathering

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
This year marks 30 years of women coming together for the Twin Oaks Women's Festival, with workshops, yoga, drumming, dance, song, sweat lodges, mud pits and more.

GLSEN Honors Trans Advocate Janet Mock

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 20, 2014
On May 19 at New York City’s Gotham Hall, GLSEN, honored New York Times bestselling author Janet Mock, AT&T and the 2014 Educator of the Year and Gay-Straight Alliance of the Year.

Long Beach Holds 2nd Annual Dyke March and Rally

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
On Friday evening, May 16, Long Beach women will take to the streets in Long Beach’s 2nd Annual Rally and Dyke March.

Michelle Alexander’s "A Gurlz Guide" Brings Lesbians Together

By Conswella Bennett | Monday May 5, 2014
Michelle Alexander, the creator of the lesbian blog, "A Gurlz Guide" (AGG), found her way back to her inactive site after overcoming the loss of her soul mate almost two years ago, and now seeks to make it one of the top three lesbian sites in the U.S.

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.

Redefining Realness

By Kitty Drexel | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
Through lush, picturesque storytelling Mock unpacks the truth of her journey into adulthood, into womanhood as well as into person-hood.

V-Day Events Work to Stop Violence Against Women

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 14, 2014
In 2012, more than 5,800 V-Day benefits took place around the world, and this year volunteers are staging events around Feb. 14 to further their ambitious new campaign, One Billion Rising, which hopes to galvanize a billion women to end violence.

The Women of GLAAD

By Lindsay King- Miller | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
With a new woman at the helm and plenty in the ranks, GLAAD shows how they work to improve media representation and increase visibility of LGBT individuals and communities.

Trans Activist Turns Twitter Temper Tantrum To Teachable Moment

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 6, 2014
Trans activist Janet Mock returned to CNN’s Piers Morgan last night following a controversial Tuesday interview that led to a Twitter feud.