Aug. 18 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave voting rights to some American women. But the beginning of the American suffrage movement started decades before — historians often point to the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848.

In the first episode of “The Fight: How American Women Won the Right to Vote,” host Hannah Jewell explains the origins of the struggle.

Stay tuned for more episodes of “The Fight,” coming soon from The Lily and The Washington Post.

What happens when sexual assault victims want to tell their story publicly? The Post recorded it all.

‘Canary’ tells the story of two women tied together with an allegation of sexual assault

What does ‘queer America’ look like? This project captured 10,000 portraits in all 50 states.

Take a look at exclusive images from photographer iO Tillett Wright’s ‘Self Evident Truths’

Gugu Mbatha-Raw portrays Miss World winner Jennifer Hosten in ‘Misbehaviour.’ We eavesdropped on a call between the two.

Hosten became the first Black woman to win Miss World in 1970