politics

Texas is in the spotlight. But transgender activists say their fight feels uniquely grueling and ‘lonely.’

More than 40 bills aimed at curbing trans rights have been filed in the past 10 months alone

With most abortions illegal in Texas, crisis pregnancy centers see an opportunity

Crisis pregnancy centers are largely faith-based and explicitly antiabortion in their mission

Rep. Terri Sewell’s voting rights bill just passed the House. Meet the Black women who paved her way.

As Women’s Equality Day is celebrated, the legacy of Black women’s fight for voting protections lives on

Adela Raz spent her career representing the Afghan government. What she feels now is ‘beyond pain.’

The 35-year-old assumed the role of Afghan ambassador to the United States only a month ago

New York politics has a harassment problem. Can a woman governor fix it?

Kathy Hochul will make history when she assumes the post after Cuomo’s resignation

Rachael Rollins could become the first Black woman to fill Massachusetts’s top federal prosecutor job

If she is confirmed as U.S. attorney, it would ‘open so many more doors,’ other women say

Many people suffer pregnancy loss, then immediately get back to work. A new bill wants to change that.

The bill would mandate at least three days of paid leave for those who experience pregnancy loss

Millions of parents will get an extra $300 per child this month. Here’s how they’ll spend it.

The child tax credit will extend to approximately 39 million American families

A GOP congressman called paid family leave a ‘perk.’ This congresswoman fired back.

The United States lags behind the rest of the industrialized world on paid family leave

The Hyde Amendment and abortion: Why it’s in the news and what you need to know

Here’s more on the history of the amendment, what it does, and what activists on both sides have to say about it