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

Senators applauded Nassar’s victims for being ‘strong’ and ‘brave.’ They shouldn’t have to be.

Survivors need — deserve — action, not mindlessly regurgitated compliments

A rape allegation, hundreds of protesters: This is the scene unfolding at a University of Kansas fraternity

‘We were protesting for those who wouldn’t or couldn’t speak up for themselves,’ one student said

Kat Chow made you a companion playlist for her memoir, ‘Seeing Ghosts’

The reporter and writer’s book is out now

Kacey Musgraves’s ‘Breadwinner’ resonated for women who out-earn their partners

The song describes how a partner’s initial acceptance of a woman’s success soon turns into jealousy

Indigenous and immigrant communities stand to be disproportionately affected by Texas’s abortion ban

For these groups, access to abortion has long been entangled in other structural and historical issues

A mom was charged with child neglect for using medical marijuana while pregnant. The Arizona case could set a precedent.

Because research is limited, many organizations recommend people do not use marijuana while pregnant