Tennessee Volunteers head coach Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt's litany of records on the basketball court likely will never be broken. But she's remembered as much for the paths she blazed as for her impressive record.
Demonstrators celebrate outside the Supreme Court Monday after it struck down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics.
The US Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas law restricting abortion clinics, handing a major victory to the "pro-choice" camp in the country's most important ruling on the divisive issue in a generation.
Sudanese human rights activist Mohamed Abubakr remembers the first time his sisters were forced to don the hijab after Islamists came into power in the 1990s and implemented Sharia law.
Jack Qu'emi at home in Gainsville, FL
"In Spanish, the masculinized version of words is considered as gender-neutral. I don't think its appropriate to assign masculinity as neutral when it isn't."
Virginia Raggi, 5-Star Movement candidate for Rome's mayor, casts her vote at a polling station in Rome, Italy, on June 19, 2016.
After two and a half millennia of being ruled by men, Rome was Monday under new management.
A man sweeps the floor of his house in Alberta, Canada.
Our Father's Day interactive calculates how much time you spend on housework and childcare and compare it with that of other fathers. You also see how much work fathers (and mothers) do in various countries
Tabassum Adnan (face pictured) leads a women’s jirga in the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan. Along with a male attorney, she is advising the group as women detail crimes against them such as robbery and physical abuse.
Rural Pakistan's male jirga councils keep ordering revenge killings against girls. Some women have chosen to join their own assembly to stop the violence.
A group of British children wearing their school uniforms greet the Queen at a ceremonial opening near London
In the UK, it's the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don't fit into one of these traditional gender categories... too bad. But things may be starting to change.
Omar Mateen
We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
A candle light vigil in memory of victims one day after a mass shooting at the Pulse gay night club in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 13, 2016.
When you’re Latino and queer, like me, you’re often made to choose between different parts of your identity. Pulse made a concerted effort to be genuinely inclusive and safe for queer people of color.