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What should you read in 2021? These 10 authors have ideas.

We hope you find something to enjoy on this list

The woman behind Michelle Obama’s instantly iconic hair

‘I know the importance that hair holds,’ Yene Damtew said

These activists helped end the U.K.’s ‘tampon tax.’ Here’s what they’re fighting for next.

‘It’s a great success that finally, in 2021, [people] don’t have to pay extra money to bleed’

The women we lost in 2020

A collection of notable deaths alongside reader tributes

12 months, 12 photos: A look back at 2020

These images capture moments big and small

Pies, 76,000 books and medical equipment: Meet 4 women (and 1 girl) who made a difference in 2020

They responded to the pandemic and the protests by helping their communities

We asked women in Hollywood to share the best thing they watched in 2020. Here’s what they said.

Watch these movies and shows over the holiday weekend

When the Olympics were postponed, marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk decided to get pregnant. She’s still competing in 2021.

She was the first Black American woman to make the U.S. Olympic marathon team

Mara Gomez is the first transgender woman to play pro soccer in Argentina. The sport saved her, she says.

‘I found joy in [soccer]’

10 pieces of good news you might have missed this year

From a new professional women’s soccer team to America’s top young scientist