Latest from Nicole Ellis

How a transgender boy taught his biracial dad to look beyond labels.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Nicole Ellis interviews Joe Ghartey about how being a biracial kid in the U.S. and in Ghana helped him learn to accept his transgender son, Penel. Editors Note: Penel goes by Penel and Penelope. We use both names in this piece.

  • Dec 17, 2018

Filmmaker and reporter Nicole Ellis visits a psychologist who specializes in fertility counseling to help her make a tough decision. She also leans on her best friend and family to help her navigate the difficult next steps in her family planning journey.

  • Sep 19, 2018

I was suddenly forced to face an uncomfortable possibility: Meeting someone I want to spend my life with might not happen during my fertile years. So should I invest in freezing my eggs to help ensure I can have children when I’m ready? Or should I invest in a house?

  • Sep 19, 2018

In Part 4 of her documentary series, Nicole Ellis decides not to take a doctor's opinion at face value.

  • May 2, 2018

Episode 3 of our exclusive series: 'Should I freeze my eggs?'

  • Feb 1, 2018

Three words echoed in my mind: “low ovarian reserve.”

  • Jan 31, 2018

In a world where my uterus is pitted against me, freezing my eggs could level the playing field by giving me more control over my reproductive life span.

  • Jan 30, 2018

The Washington Post is launching "Should I freeze my eggs?,” an original series that captures the intimate journey of Post video host and filmmaker Nicole Ellis as she explores the process of egg freezing. This intimate, first-person narrative follows a single, 29-year-old woman who hopes to have children in the future but understands her ‘biological clock’ is ticking.

  • Jan 26, 2018

Throughout Houston, thousands are struggling every day to find a place to call home.

  • Sep 12, 2017
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