Women Face Motherhood Penalty in STEM Careers Long Before They Actually Become Mothers

Study finds that women in Ph.D STEM programs are often told they have to choose between family and career

Work & Money

The Pain Gap: Why Women’s Pain Is Undertreated

Women in both acute pain and chronic pain are underdiagnosed and undertreated — and it's even worse for women of color

Conditions & Treatments

How Sarah Baartman’s Hips Went From a Symbol of Exploitation to a Source of Empowerment for Black Women

In the 1800s, Sarah Baartman was an African woman who was paraded around Europe, where spectators jeered at her large buttocks

Lifestyle

What’s Behind the Rising Profile of Transgender Kids? 3 Essential Reads

The history of trans youth offers some of the most compelling proof that trans kids aren't some sort of new phenomenon

Your Body

Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

Your Health

The Other Side of the Rainbow

Coming out to my family as transgender helped me find inner peace

Self-Care & Mental Health

‘I Just Feel Like Myself’: A Nonbinary Child in Their Own Words

Nonbinary refers to people who don't see themselves as strictly male or female, or people who move between genders

Your Health

Danica Roem Is Transcending Gender

Virginia's first transgender lawmaker is making it harder to deny that trans rights are human rights

Your Body

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

Your Health

Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community to Stand in Solidarity and Support

The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends

Your Care

Patients Seem Comfortable With Gender Identity Questions

Most people seem comfortable with their health care providers asking about their sexual orientation and gender identity, a new study finds.

Your Care