My grandmother left South Carolina during Jim Crow. My trip there taught me about her — and me.

She ventured North and never returned. But I recently made the trip back down South on her behalf.

As a new mom, I was inundated with advice. Here’s how I’m gaining confidence in my decisions.

How do you learn to navigate making choices for your child as a new mom?

Book banning isn’t a thing of the past. We spoke to authors who have experienced it.

From chapter books to graphic novels, challenged literature provides a snapshot into some of the anxieties that drive media censorship

Ask Sahaj: How can I break out of hustle culture?

Some days I get the balance right, but it feels like more a fluke than a thing in my control

We all know Gabby Petito’s story. Can you name a missing Black girl?

Black women and girls who experience the same kind of violence hardly ever get this type of attention

Pregnancy and coronavirus vaccines: Your questions answered

Less than one-third of pregnant people are fully vaccinated, and false information about the impact of coronavirus vaccination may be the reason the rate is so low

Rapists can request custody in many states. Arizona is the latest to make it harder.

‘Even with these new laws, it’s not even close to leveling the playing field,’ said one legal expert

Should I continue breastfeeding to provide my child some antibody protection against the coronavirus?

A lack of published research led me on a search for answers

Cara Delevingne is just the latest White celebrity to appropriate the important work of activists of color

From the Met Gala to #MeToo to the body positive movement, activists of color deserve to be recognized for their work

Texas is in the spotlight. But transgender activists say their fight feels uniquely grueling and ‘lonely.’

More than 40 bills aimed at curbing trans rights have been filed in the past 10 months alone

California is turning hotels into permanent housing. What could initiatives like this do for unhoused women?

Women of color can face compounded issues when experiencing homelessness

These women say they were sexually abused by Southern Baptist leaders. Now they’re forcing a reckoning.

An investigation of the church’s handling of allegations is moving forward. Women have been telling their stories for years.

Some Muslim American women say they are facing a ‘marriage crisis.’ These photos tell their stories.

‘The ISMs Project’ documents the prejudices — racism, colorism, ageism — that some women face

Teaching made me realize adulthood is a myth. I want to show my students it’s okay to be human.

We’re all just humans, figuring it out one day at a time

Fencer Alen Hadzic was accused of sexual misconduct — but went to Tokyo anyway. Women Olympians say they were not protected.

SafeSport allowed Hadzic to compete. Then USA Fencing implemented a ‘safety plan’ that did nothing, fencers say.

Suicide isn’t something Mexican families talk about. Years after my sister’s death, I finally stopped blaming myself.

The guilt haunted me for years

The ‘before and after’ trend dominates Instagram. People recovering from eating disorders are reclaiming it.

Amid the pandemic, people are increasingly taking to social media to destigmatize recovery