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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.
For transgender people in large swaths of Maryland and Virginia, options for medical care are slim to none.
A federal complaint accuses the D.C. Housing Authority of unlawfully ending a domestic violence victim’s housing assistance
Jaspreet Singh Tandon, a D.C. liquor store owner, dedicated the gesture to his 19-year-old daughter in India.
High school students Matias Benitz and Matt Chen are on a mission to turn all of their male classmates into feminists.
The Obama-era pay data collection requirement aims to tackle employer discrimination against women and minorities.
The truck veered off a highway in Montgomery County and struck a tree.
Women have only three-fourths of the legal rights of men globally, according to the World Bank's new Women, Business and the Law index.
The regulations required some D.C. child-care workers to obtain associate degrees, which some argued was overly burdensome and expensive.
In the past, women in politics were discouraged from talking about their roles in the home.
"Do you want to have a drink with me?” Kwame Anderson asked. The man paused.