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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is the latest to include the iconic first period scene. Why don’t we ever see normal menstruation on TV?

‘It seems like a pretty limited way of understanding a girl’s development and growth’

War has left these Armenian women’s lives in limbo: ‘We are not home, and I miss my home’

See photos of 6 women displaced by the conflict

What are you thankful for? We asked, and you had a lot to say.

Even in 2020, you found some goodness

These women are secretly relieved to be off the hook for the holidays this year

Plus, three ways to use this year as a reset

These two friends live in the same city. Postcards are bringing them together.

Emily Learnard has been sending Karin Kawamoto notes in the mail since March

Should she go home? The CDC says stay put this Thanksgiving, but she’s been alone for months.

Her family is in Michigan. She’s in California.

Indoors with 200 guests: Why did the New York Times Vows column glorify such a high-risk wedding?

It puts certain weddings ‘on a pedestal’

Holidays are dicey this year. Here are ideas for safe ways to celebrate Thanksgiving.

See what Lily readers are planning and dig into some low-risk recommendations

These moms fought for universal preschool in their Oregon county — and won

'It’s like a dream come true for so many people’

Paid family leave has never been on a state ballot — until this year

‘The rest of the country will be watching’