spotlight

Meet 3 girls working to close the digital divide around the world

For International Day of the Girl, we spoke with young women who want to make tech more accessible

5 women and two-spirit people on what Indigenous Peoples’ Day means to them

We spoke with an actress, a museum curator, a pageant winner, an artist and a scholar

This transgender teen was crowned homecoming queen: ‘I’m the first, but I hope I’m not the last’

Evan Bialosuknia came out in June. Three months later, the Florida high school senior made her high school’s history.

Book banning isn’t a thing of the past. We spoke to authors who have experienced it.

From chapter books to graphic novels, challenged literature provides a snapshot into some of the anxieties that drive media censorship

Some Muslim American women say they are facing a ‘marriage crisis.’ These photos tell their stories.

‘The ISMs Project’ documents the prejudices — racism, colorism, ageism — that some women face

How 9/11 changed the course of 5 women’s lives: ‘I found my strength’

One woman lost her husband. Another was inspired to change career paths.

10 Paralympians who have made history this year

Meet the first nonbinary medalist, the first woman to take home gold for India and more

She fled Afghanistan as a child. When she returned at 25, it was as a U.S. intelligence officer.

Lyla Kohistany served in Afghanistan three times

For young trans Haitians, there are few lifelines when disaster strikes. One shelter offers a rare safe haven.

Kay Trans Ayiti is the first and only shelter in Haiti serving young trans people

Megan Rapinoe is done answering questions about retirement

We spoke to the soccer star about all that speculation, finding joy and her new book club