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LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Queer Moms Chronicling Their Journeys to Parenthood on YouTube

The lesbian TTC ("trying to conceive") vlogging community offers a much-needed perspective on how queer people can start their own families.
Sophie Jackson
2.6.18
politics
politics

'Here, No Man Decides': Meet India's First Female Sharia Court Judges

In the country's Islamic courts, intimate family issues like divorce were usually decided by male clerics and judges—until a group of 15 women decided to take matters into their own hands.
Masuma Ahuja
1.3.18
HEALTH
HEALTH

When Your Child Has a Rare Medical Condition Doctors Can't Diagnose

Every year, around 6,000 children are born in the UK with complex genetic conditions that cannot be diagnosed. Two moms tell us what it's like to raise kids who suffer from a syndrome without a name (SWAN).
Natasha Wynarczyk
9.20.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Childbirth Classes Demolish the 'Perfect Mother' Stereotype

A Berlin-based midwife who cares for queer families explains why we desperately need to expand our definition of motherhood.
Barbara Kreuzpointner
7.10.17
family
family

Twinless Twins: The Unique, Heartbreaking Grief of Losing a Twin Sibling

The relationship between twins has been described as the "closest and most enduring of all human relationships.” So what happens when one unexpectedly passes away?
Natasha Wynarczyk
6.14.17
motherhood
motherhood

Young Moms in Indonesia Talk About Being Hyper Sexualized

We discussed what it's like to be called a "mamah muda" with young mothers to get their take on the phenomenon.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
6.2.17
uk
uk

My Parents Told Me I Was White—Until a DNA Test Uncovered the Truth

Now that I've found out about my real heritage, those closest to me are struggling to accept my blackness.
Georgina Lawton
5.22.17
Mother's Day
Mother's Day

'Life Without My Mother Is a Joy': Women Talk About Divorcing Their Moms

"I was done with the fights, done with the provocations, done with the criticism. I felt freed."
Samantha Ladwig
5.12.17
Culture
Culture

The Funniest Lies Adults Told Us When We Were Kids

"My dad told us he put a chemical in the pool that would turn pee bright red. If you peed in the pool, it would stain your swimsuit and everyone would know what you did."
Emalie Marthe
3.31.17
Sexuality
Sexuality

What It's Like to Come Out as Asexual

Most of us know someone who has come out as gay, or bisexual, or even transgender. But less is known about asexuality, including what it's like to tell friends and family you identify as "ace". Here, three women describe the conversations that changed...
Aimee Knight
3.14.17
Childbirth
Childbirth

The Anti-Childbirth Advocates Who Say We're All Better Off Dead

"Sentience just opens everyone up to suffering, whether they're human or animal."
Jessica Bateman
1.3.17
weddings
weddings

Women Share How Much They Hated Their Wedding Day

Beautiful memories you'll treasure forever? Please.
Jessica Pan
12.5.16