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Black, Deaf women are missing from Netflix’s ‘Deaf U.’ Critics say it’s ‘misleading and dangerous.’

For many mainstream audiences, the show is their first introduction to Deaf culture

More Americans are moving in with extended family. These women say it brought unexpected benefits.

The percentage of adult Americans who report living with extended family increased by 5 percentage points over the past year

Celebrities are being more candid about mental health. Here’s how it can help us all be more empathetic.

Refusing to see celebrities as ‘real’ people is to risk dehumanizing them — and others — altogether

In-person classes, Internet snafus, melancholy hallways: This is what teaching in a pandemic is like

Read one teacher’s 30-day diary, plus responses from readers around the world

Asexuality can teach us all how to have better relationships, one author says. Here’s how.

Angela Chen’s new book, ‘Ace,’ probes sexuality and the part it plays in our lives

My hair started falling out when I was 20. Now, I’m learning to redefine my idea of beauty.

September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

Your guide to making big decisions right now

Advice to help you navigate major choices during on ongoing crisis

They never felt comfortable with the gender binary. The pandemic is giving them time to explore their identity.

‘It really gives you time to sit with yourself’

Group texts, shared tears: RBG’s death puts the power of female friendship on display

‘You need the support of other women’

My baby daughter spent nine days on a ventilator. Here’s how it transformed my marriage.

How did the fear not swallow us up? Would it have, if she had died?