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I quickly learned how challenging being a new mom is, especially during the pandemic, with barely any outside help. My identity changed overnight to mother, wife and me. I had to learn and adapt quickly, as most moms do in their first year. How do we do it? Moms aren’t just caretakers, but jills of all trades, masters of everything!

This series was inspired by my experiences with my daughter as well as my observations of other moms and babies I encountered.

For this 24-year-old, fighting for Palestinian rights is ‘the most core part of my identity’

Lea Kayali is one of many Palestinian women continuing a long-held tradition of fighting for liberation

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We are excited to announce a new gender and identity page on washingtonpost.com

What does it mean to come together as Asian American women? This group has been seeking an answer.

The Cosmos was formed in 2017, and its future hangs in the balance