Reporter covering gender and family issues Education: Indiana University, BA in journalism and Arabic Samantha Schmidt is a reporter focused on gender and family issues for The Washington Post. She previously worked on The Post's Morning Mix team, and as a reporting fellow for the New York Times. Professional Affiliations: National Association of Hispanic Journalists Foreign languages spoken: Spanish, Arabic
Jesse Hammons, a 33-year-old transgender man, filed a lawsuit against the U-Md. St. Joseph Medical Center after it canceled his hysterectomy the night before the operation, allegedly because it conflicted with the hospital's Catholic beliefs.