Male, Female or ‘X’: The Push for a Third Choice on Official Forms

New York City is the latest place to offer gender-neutral birth certificates. But after someone changes the sex to “X,” things get complicated.

Prime minister’s baby makes history at UN

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who gave birth while in office, has made history by bringing her three-month-old daughter into the United Nations assembly hall.

Why do women still die giving birth?

Every other minute, a woman or girl dies as a result of pregnancy complications or childbirth. Why has the global decline in maternal mortality stalled? According to the latest UN global estimates, 303,000 women a year die in childbirth, or as a result of com…

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is putting children first

“If you ask me why I’m in politics my answer will be simple: children,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told the audience at Mashable’s 9th annual Social Good Summit on Sept. 23. On the one-year anniversary of the general election that elevated her …

For Older Voters, Getting The Right ID Can Be Especially Tough

Lost birth certificates, name changes and even getting to the DMV can all be challenges when older people try to get a new driver’s license in order to vote in states with strict voter ID laws.

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