Latest from Samantha Schmidt

"They" now has a fourth definition in the dictionary — "used to refer to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary."

  • Sep 17, 2019

Advocates are handing out condoms, giving advice and providing housing to a vulnerable population.

  • Sep 16, 2019

As the new school year begins, Scout leaders on the ground are vying for the future of an organization facing threats from all sides.

  • Sep 11, 2019

"I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli," Chance the Rapper wrote.

  • Sep 10, 2019

The photo exhibition "Swedish Dads" is on display at the Embassy of Sweden in D.C., and aims to show the effects of Sweden's generous parental leave system.

  • Sep 7, 2019

A new report from the National Women’s Law Center rated D.C. public and charter high schools based on the strictness of their dress code policies.

  • Sep 5, 2019

The “J-Lo of jurisprudence” is greeted by a crowd of thousands at the National Book Festival, including students who camped out for hours to see her.

  • Aug 31, 2019

The Washington Nationals apologized for the incident, saying mothers have a right to breastfeed in the nursing lounge or in the stands.

  • Aug 24, 2019

Many queer couples feel that the way others perceive their relationship is at odds with who they really are.

  • Aug 23, 2019

"Do you want to have a drink with me?” Kwame Anderson asked. The man paused. 

  • Aug 17, 2018
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