Can Americans really make a free choice about dying?
In a country that treats disabled people like expensive burdens and that teaches people to hate and fear disabilities, activists argue that true bodily autonomy is not possible.
Judy Chu — the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress — reflects on history-making career
She started out in politics to better represent the Asian-American community. Thirty-five years later, she continues to fight against hate and advocate for the marginalized.
Anti-trans laws are targeting autistic youth and those with mental health conditions
States are suggesting doctors withhold gender-affirming care from autistic youth or to ensure symptoms of depression and ADHD are “resolved."
Few marine scientists are Black. A Spelman College-OceanX effort aims to change that.
A collaboration between the historically Black women’s college and an exploration nonprofit will allow students to spend weeks at sea with experts of color on the research ship OceanXplorer.
In case of 10-year-old rape victim, Indiana medical board finds doctor violated patient privacy
The board stopped short of suspending the medical license of Dr. Caitlin Bernard or placing her on probation, opting for a reprimand and fines.
Long excluded from the Mississippi statehouse, Black women fight on the margins for democracy
Women in Jackson have continued to support the mission of those who came before them through coalition building, political organizing and working around the clock to stop what they say is targeted legislation.
Louisiana sisters fight to protect their community's health and enslaved ancestors' history
The west bank of St. John the Baptist Parish has largely been preserved by the descendants of enslaved people. But a proposed grain facility could threaten the future — and history — of the place.
The writers’ strike could determine the future of women, people of color and LGBTQ+ writers in the industry
A rise in streaming has impacted the sustainability of the television industry. Now marginalized writers are at risk of leaving the profession.
Reflection: The 19th's audience fellow on highlighting historic firsts
Audience fellow Nzingha Thompson-Hall reflects on what she's learned as a part of the 19th's audience engagement team.
Reflection: The 19th's product fellow on centering readers and building community
Fellow Jamila Wood reflects on what they've learned as a part of the 19th's product team.
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