Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

The pandemic hit as my immediate group of friends and I prepared to turn 30. Some of us were making major life decisions, including parenthood.

As someone who doesn’t want kids and is in no position to have them, I watched via phone screen as my friend went through their pregnancy. They live thousands of miles away, and the pandemic left no option of safely visiting them. It was a surreal experience that brought up a lot of complicated feelings, all of which couldn’t possibly fit in a 10-panel comic.

But I wanted to consider how this situation, like many this past year, forced me to navigate uncertainty and allow hope to coexist with my fears.

Millennial women’s economic future looks grim. But this moment could still offer a ‘reset.’

They already faced a wealth gap, so the pandemic has been a ‘double whammy,’ experts say

What a nurse practitioner in New Jersey does in a workday

A 4 a.m. wake-up, patient rounds and football practice

The White House released a first-of-its-kind strategy to achieve gender equity. Here’s what experts say about it.

While it’s a crucial step, the strategy lacks clear implementation plans and measurable goals, experts said