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10+ most popular 19thnews articles, as voted by our community.
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In the U.S., a weak support system erodes Asian traditions of intergenerational caregiving
The clashing of cultural norms with American systems is especially clear to Asian-American and Pacific Islander women — the most likely group to be caring for elderly parents in the United States.
19thnews on Equity
Book bans internalize ‘shame’ for young LGBTQ+ people, advocates say. Here’s how they’re pushing back.
The “National Day of Reading” is part of a larger effort by advocates and parents to ensure students have access to LGBTQ+ stories.
‘We need to see our heroes as human’: A historian connects Shirley Chisholm’s life and politics
Anastasia Curwood’s new biography on the first Black woman elected to Congress examines how Shirley Chisholm saw intersections and worked for progress.
19thnews on Justice
41 years before Ketanji Brown Jackson, Amalya Lyle Kearse was considered for the Supreme Court
Kearse was the first Black woman judge on an appellate court and helped pave the way for judges such as Jackson, the newest nominee to the country’s highest court.
19thnews on Marriage
Senate advances Respect for Marriage Act to protect recognition of marriage equality
The measure forces states to recognize same-sex marriages that take place in any other state and repeals the Defense of Marriage Act.
19thnews on Mental Health
Children’s mental health ranks as number one concern among parents, poll shows￼
Youth anxiety, depression and bullying were top concerns for parents with minor children, according to data from the Pew Research Center.
19thnews on Metoo
More than a 'Weinstein survivor': Women continue to reclaim their voices five years after #MeToo
News of Harvey Weinstein’s perpetuated sexual abuse broke five years ago. Now, early Silence Breakers are speaking about what life has looked like as others have sought to tell their stories for them.
19thnews on Relationships
‘It’s going to be OK’: Family caregivers offer advice to their past selves and future caregivers
In honor of National Caregivers Day, The 19th spoke with caregivers about the importance of understanding grief, the healing power of music, finding providers you trust and building community.
19thnews on Sports
The Olympics could change the future of college cheerleading
As cheerleading moves closer to an Olympic future, a new level of competition could get the sport more resources, recognition and more opportunities for athletes.
19thnews on Transgender
'They’re erased': When trans people are misgendered after death, the consequences extend beyond paper
The way people are accounted for and processed after death in regard to sex and gender remains ‘in the Dark Ages’ – often representing a loss of self that weighs heavily on the minds of trans people.
19thnews on Women
What would the economy look like if it worked for women?
A research team asked women of all backgrounds across the nation what an economy built to work for women should look like.
Happy Equal Pay Day? Here are 6 charts showing why it’s not much of a celebration.
In 2023, women are earning 77 cents for every dollar earned by White men. The gender pay gap has barely budged in 20 years.
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The complicated history of cheerleading, Title IX and what it means to be a sport
Title IX was supposed to move women off the sidelines. But while cheerleading has moved far beyond game day, it still doesn’t have that recognition.
Exclusive: How do people with disabilities feel about abortion? New poll sheds light for the first time
People with disabilities themselves have been largely absent from the public debate on abortion rights — until now.
These influencers are using their TikTok platforms to make abortion-related #sponcon
Favor, a birth control and emergency contraception provider, has turned to TikTok to seek out influencer partnerships via “activation campaigns” centered on abortion rights and the end of Roe.
Americans see the media as critical to democracy. Now what are we going to do with that?
Analysis | Understanding the relationship between voters and the media is critical for those of us whose work tries to bridge the gap.
Women are working to make the clean energy transition more equitable
In a profession dominated by men, here's how solar training nonprofits and trade unions are trying to recruit and maintain women.
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