Too Few Women Get to Invent – That’s a Problem for Women’s Health

In 2020, only 12.8% of U.S. inventors receiving patents were women. Historically, male researchers have ignored the medical needs of women.

Science and Technology

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

Can a Blood Test Diagnose Depression?

An Indiana University researcher has identified biomarkers that provide clues about a patient's mental health. It could lead to a breakthrough in diagnosis and treatment.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Dating apps and drug use are contributing factors, and the epidemic is reaching babies, too

Sexual Health

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

Experts point to women's roles as caregivers and their greater likelihood to seek out preventive health care in general as contributing factors

Prevention & Screenings

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

Do Transgender Women Experience Menopause?

A look at how and why transgender women can experience menopause symptoms

Menopause & Aging Well

Accessing Competent Health Care as a Trans Woman

The system defines me as an anomaly, but I'm learning to take responsibility for my own health.

Real Women, Real Stories

Healthcare Access for Transgender Women

Health care is complicated for everyone, but trans women face extra hurdles

Your Care