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2018, explained in pictures by women and nonbinary photographers

A tribute to the women and nonbinary photographers who hustle behind the camera to bring us the news.

A young refugee participates in an anti-racist demonstration in Athens, Greece, on March 17.
Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

News photography is an industry dominated by men — especially the wire services, like AP Images and Getty Images, which most newsrooms rely on for visual coverage. These wire services drive most of our visual news consumption.

And that problem is especially stark in the annual “Year in Pictures” galleries that most news organizations publish every December. Here’s a thread by Daniella Zalcman of Women Photograph chronicling the gender disparity in Year in Pictures galleries — overall, the numbers are frustratingly grim.

They’re especially frustrating considering the fact that in photojournalism, 2018 was the year many brave women spoke out about the gender and racial disparity within our industry and the rampant harassment many face in order to do their work.

This gallery is a tribute to them: the women and nonbinary photographers who hustle behind the camera to bring us the news. It’s a journey into darkness, triumph, levity, and unimaginable pain.

December 1: Teargas surrounds protesters as they clash with riot police during a ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe on in Paris, France. Read More. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)

December 1: Tear gas surrounds protesters as they clash with riot police during a “Yellow Vest” demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)

November 15: An ariel view of Paradise, California after the Camp Fire burned more than 7,000 structures. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

November 15: An arial view of Paradise, California, after the Camp Fire burned more than 7,000 structures. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

February 15: A student mourns the loss of her friend during a community vigil held for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Read More. (Brynn Anderson/AP)

February 15: A student mourns the loss of her friend during a community vigil held for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Brynn Anderson/AP)

February 21: Students rally at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after participating in a county wide school walk out in Parkland, Florida. Read More. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images)

February 21: Students rally at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after participating in a county-wide school walkout in Parkland, Florida. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images)

June 27: Ranjeda, 9, Rumana, 10, Minajan, 10 and Wisma Bi Bi, 12, all Rohingya refugees smile during class in the Chakmarkul refugee camp in Bangladesh. Read More. (Wong Maye-E/AP)

June 27: Ranjeda, 9, Rumana, 10, Minajan, 10 and Wisma Bi Bi, 12, all Rohingya refugees, smile during class in the Chakmarkul refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Wong Maye-E/AP)

September 22: Mennonite girls from the Sabinal community, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Isolated from technology and with horse-drawn carts as their only means of transportation, Sabinal’s 1,500 Mennonites are divided as government installed power li

September 22: Mennonite girls from the Sabinal community, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Isolated from technology and with horse-drawn carts as their only means of transportation, Sabinal’s 1,500 Mennonites are divided as government-installed power lines have brought controversy to their tight-knit community. (Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images)

December 4: Inmate Veronica Verone, 25, poses for a photo after winning the annual beauty contest at the Talavera Bruce penitentiary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jail authorities say they organize the contests to encourage self-esteem, fight idleness and pr
December 4: Inmate Veronica Verone, 25, poses for a photo after winning the annual beauty contest at the Talavera Bruce penitentiary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jail authorities say they organize the contests to encourage self-esteem, fight idleness and pr

December 4: Inmate Veronica Verone, 25, poses for a photo after winning Talavera Bruce penitentiary’s annual beauty contest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; another inmate hugs her daughter after the contest. Authorities say they organize the contests to encourage self-esteem, fight idleness, and promote integration among women prisoners. (Silvia Izquierdo/AP)

January 21: Pope Francis meets with bishops at the Archiepiscopal Palace in Lima, Peru. Over one million faithfuls attending his final mass during a six-day visit to Latin America. Read More. (Alessandra Tarantino/AFP/Getty Images)

January 21: Pope Francis meets with bishops at the Archiepiscopal Palace in Lima, Peru. More than 1 million faithfuls attended his final mass during a six-day visit to Latin America. (Alessandra Tarantino/AFP/Getty Images)

March 1: Fabian LoSchiavo, also known as ‘Mother Inferior,’ wears a habit as a symbol of no more guilt which he says is an expression of his journey in faith and a response to the homophobia of the church, for the Sydney Mardi Gras parade in Australia. Re

March 1: Fabian LoSchiavo, also known as “Mother Inferior,” wears a habit as a symbol of no more guilt, which he says is an expression of his journey in faith and a response to the homophobia of the church, for the Sydney Mardi Gras parade in Australia. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

September 21: A cross hangs from a damaged wall in San Gregorio Atlapulco, a neighborhood located in the borough of Xochimilco in Mexico City, two days after a strong quake hit central Mexico. Read More. (Diana Ulloa/AFP/Getty Images)

September 21: A cross hangs from a damaged wall in San Gregorio Atlapulco, a neighborhood located in the borough of Xochimilco in Mexico City, two days after a strong earthquake hit central Mexico. (Diana Ulloa/AFP/Getty Images)

February 8: Maribel Julio Meneses weeps over the body of her son Daniel Julio Julio, a “community police” vigilante in the village of Huamuchapa, near Tecoanapa, Guerrero state, Mexico. The 22-year-old vigilante was ambushed and killed while on duty. Read

February 8: Maribel Julio Meneses weeps over the body of her son Daniel Julio, a “community police” vigilante in the village of Huamuchapa, near Tecoanapa, Guerrero state, Mexico. The 22-year-old was ambushed and killed while on duty. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP)

January 5: Dressed for the traditional New Year’s festival known as “La Diablada”, a participant strikes a pose in Pillaro, Ecuador. Thousands of singing and dancing devils take over the mountain town for six days of revelry in the streets. Read More. (Do

January 5: Dressed for the traditional New Year’s festival known as “La Diablada,” a participant strikes a pose in Pillaro, Ecuador. Thousands of singing and dancing devils take over the mountain town for six days of revelry in the streets. (Dolores Ochoa/AP)

September 28: A supporter for Christine Blasey Ford scrawled “We Believe” on the palms of their hands and joined hundreds of other women who showed up outside the Senate Judiciary Committee to thank Ford for testifying. Read More. (Kaitlin Jencso for Vox)

September 28: A supporter of Christine Blasey Ford with “We Believe” on her palm joined hundreds of other women who showed up outside the Senate Judiciary Committee to thank Ford for testifying against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. (Kaitlin Jencso for Vox)

September 27: Christine Blasey Ford prepares for a break during her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee about sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Read More. (Erin Schraff/AFP/Getty Images)

September 27: Ford prepares for a break during her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee about sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh. (Erin Schraff/AFP/Getty Images)

April 16: Stormy Daniels, aka Stephanie Clifford, arrives at the US District Court of New York for a hearing related to Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney and confidante. Read More. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

April 16: Porn actress Stormy Daniels, a.k.a. Stephanie Clifford, arrives at the US District Court of New York for a hearing related to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney and confidant. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

September 25: Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, following his sentencing to a three-to-10-year prison sentence for sexual assault. Read More. (Jacqueline Larma/AP)

September 25: Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, following his sentencing to a three- to 10-year prison sentence for sexual assault. (Jacqueline Larma/AP)

July 24: A tattoo reading, “be kind be positive be happy” is seen on the ankle of a survivor of sexual abuse by USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar during a press conference on Capitol Hill. Read More.  (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

July 24: A tattoo reading, “be kind be positive be happy” is seen on the ankle of a survivor of sexual abuse by USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar during a press conference on Capitol Hill. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

August 5: Kim Bui of Germany competes during the Uneven Bars Final on day four of the European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. Read More.  (Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

August 5: Kim Bui of Germany competes during the uneven bars final on day four of the European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

May 6: A member of the intermediate seniors ballet class at the Queensland Ballet dance studios in Brisbane, Australia. A study by Queensland Ballet and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) released in April found that ballet helped older Austral

May 6: A member of the intermediate seniors ballet class stands at the barre at the Queensland Ballet dance studios in Brisbane, Australia. A study by Queensland Ballet and the Queensland University of Technology released in April found that ballet helped older Australians feel happier, more energetic, and healthier overall. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

January 12: The bodies of Rohingya refugees are carried for burial in Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Nurhaba, 30, Amin Sarif, 8, Dilsan Bibe, 5, and Arjunan, 1, died when their tent in a transit camp caught fire. Read More. (Allison Joyce

January 12: The bodies of Rohingya refugees are carried for burial in Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Nurhaba, 30, Amin Sarif, 8, Dilsan Bibe, 5, and Arjunan, 1, died when their tent in a transit camp caught fire. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

May 24: Samir Suliman Asaliah 29, plays with his baby son, Nasir on in Gaza city, Gaza strip. He was shot in his knee with an exploding bullet on April 6, 2018. Read More. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

May 24: Samir Suliman Asaliah 29, plays with his baby son, Nasir, in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. He was hit in the knee with an exploding bullet on April 6, 2018. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

January 19: Han Zicheng, 85, holds his breakfast, a pot of boiled soy milk, in his kitchen in Tianjin, China. He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption. Read More. (Yan Cong for The Washington Post

January 19: Han Zicheng, 85, holds his breakfast, a pot of boiled soy milk, in his kitchen in Tianjin, China. He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone — so he put himself up for adoption. (Yan Cong for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

March 5: Tamara Bancroft sits inside her van, where she lives with her partner among the two-dozen or so vehicles housing homeless single women in a church parking lot in Kirkland, Washington. Some of the obstacles faced by the women in finding permanent

March 5: Tamara Bancroft sits inside her van, where she lives with her partner among the two dozen or so vehicles housing homeless single women in a church parking lot in Kirkland, Washington. Some of the obstacles faced by the women in finding permanent housing may soon become illegal in Washington state. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

August 5: Venezuelan migrants cover themselves with blankets after crossing the border from Colombia on their way to Peru in Rumichaca, Ecuador. Nearly two million Venezuelan’s have fled the country during it’s government collapse. Read Mar. (Ariana Cubil

August 5: Venezuelan migrants cover themselves with blankets after crossing the border from Colombia on their way to Peru in Rumichaca, Ecuador. Nearly 2 million Venezuelans have fled the country during its unprecedented economic crisis. (Ariana Cubillos/AP)

April 15: A migrant child’s jacket found in the southern port town of Zarzis, Tunisia. The father of Majdi Al Barhoumi, who went missing in 2011, holds photos of him, at their home in the town of Ras Jabal, Bizerte, Tunisia. As global migration has soared
April 15: A migrant child’s jacket found in the southern port town of Zarzis, Tunisia. The father of Majdi Al Barhoumi, who went missing in 2011, holds photos of him, at their home in the town of Ras Jabal, Bizerte, Tunisia. As global migration has soared

April 15: A migrant child’s jacket found in the southern port town of Zarzis, Tunisia. The father of Majdi Al Barhoumi, who went missing in 2011, holds photos of him at their home in the town of Ras Jabal, Bizerte, Tunisia. As global migration has soared to record highs, far less visible has been its toll: the tens of thousands of people who die or simply disappear during their journeys, never to be seen again. (Nariman El-Mofty/AP)

August 18: Nazan Kheider, 5, who lost her father to Islamic State militants, plays a game on a mobile phone at an orphanage in Sheikhan, Iraq. Read More. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)

August 18: Nazan Kheider, 5, who lost her father to Islamic State militants, plays a game on a mobile phone at an orphanage in Sheikhan, Iraq. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)

October 30: Thousands of migrants traveling towards the US border rest at a gas station in Santiago Niltepec, Mexico Read More. Read More.  (Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

October 30: Thousands of migrants traveling toward the US border rest at a gas station in Santiago Niltepec, Mexico. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

July 27: Abdel Hamid,14, second right, and Morsal, 14,third right, sit at a camp for displaced persons where they took shelter, in Marib, Yemen. Both boys were child solders forcibly enlisted by Houthi rebels and put to work carrying ammunition and suppli

July 27: Abdel Hamid, 14, second right, and Morsal, 14, third right, sit at a camp for displaced persons where they took shelter, in Marib, Yemen. Both boys were child soldiers forcibly enlisted by Houthi rebels and put to work carrying ammunition and supplies to the front lines. Abdel Hamid says he saw children get shot for disobeying orders. Morsal suffers partial hearing loss from explosions and airstrikes. (Nariman El-Mofty/AP)

April 2: Identical twins, 8, cis gender and gender-expansive in Northern California. Last June, Oregon became the first to recognize a nonbinary gender option on driver’s licenses. Since the bill passed three more states followed suit: Washingto

April 2: Identical twins, 8, who are cisgender and gender-expansive, in Northern California. Last June, Oregon became the first to recognize a nonbinary gender option on driver’s licenses. Since the bill passed, three more states followed suit: Washington, New York, and California, which became the first state to allow nonbinary residents to change their gender on all relevant legal documents, including birth certificates, to a gender-neutral option. (Annie Tritt)

April 19: Fawn Ricciuti, 32, plays with her son Aiden, 5, in her yard outside of Richmond, Virginia. Ricciuti, uses Suboxone to stay off heroin and manage her chronic pain. Read More. (Julia Rendleman for Vox)

April 19: Fawn Ricciuti, 32, plays with her son Aiden, 5, in her yard outside of Richmond, Virginia. Ricciuti uses Suboxone to stay off heroin and manage her chronic pain. (Julia Rendleman for Vox)

May 5: Men wore high-heeled shoes and walked in the center of Sofia, Bulgaria, in order to show solidarity with women and the struggles they face during the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” campaign to draw attention to the violence against women. (Jodi Hilton/

May 5: Men wear high-heeled shoes and walk in the center of Sofia, Bulgaria, to show solidarity with women and the struggles they face during the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” campaign to draw attention to violence against women. (Jodi Hilton/SOPA Images/Getty Images)

April 15: Participants sporting traditional “mantillas” (shawls) wait for parading during the XXXIII “Enganches” (Horse-drawn carriages) exhibition at the Real Maestranza bullring in Sevilla, Madrid. (Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images)

April 15: Participants sporting traditional “mantillas” (shawls) wait for parading during the XXXIII “Enganches” (horse-drawn carriages) exhibition at the Real Maestranza bullring in Sevilla, Madrid. (Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images)

July 10: Every year, local residents of the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife carry the statue of the Virgin del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen, from its chapel to a small beach in the fishing habor. Once at the beach, the fishermen put the statue on b

July 10: Every year, local residents of the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife carry the statue of the Virgin del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen, from its chapel to a small beach in the fishing harbor. Once at the beach, the fishermen put the statue on board a decorated boat and the statue sails along the coast. (Desiree Martin//AFP/Getty Images)

January 11: Sashastra Seema Bal soldiers relax by massaging each other during their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India. (Sahiba Chawdhary/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

January 11: Sashastra Seema Bal soldiers relax by massaging each other during their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India. (Sahiba Chawdhary/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

February 10: North Korean supporters hold up the Korean unification flags during the ladies’ 500 meters short-track speed skating competition during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

February 10: North Korean supporters hold up the Korean unification flags during the ladies’ 500-meter short-track speedskating competition during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

February 25: Entertainers perform during the Closing Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

February 25: Entertainers perform during the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

May 30:  Performance artists rehearses on stage before a nightly performance at Phare: The Cambodian Circus in Siem Reap, Cambodia. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images for LUMIX)

May 30: Performance artists rehearse on stage before a nightly performance of Phare, the Cambodian Circus, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is one of multiple projects run by the Phare Ponleu Selpak Academy, founded after the fall of the Khmer Rouge. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images for Lumix)

June 4: Workers in a dying factory in Shyampur, whose waste is dumped into the Buriganga river, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been reportedly ranked 10th out of the top 20 plastic polluters in the world. Bangladesh lacks the infrastructure to effec

June 4: Workers in a dyeing factory in Shyampur, whose waste is dumped into the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been ranked 10th of the top 20 plastic polluters in the world. Bangladesh lacks the infrastructure to effectively manage its waste, which causes problems in keeping the waters safe for human and aquatic lives, while dozens of tanneries on the banks of the river contribute industrial waste into the groundwater. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

June 27: Relatives pray as they keep vigil near the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand, while rescue personnel conduct operation for a missing children’s football team and their coach. Read More. (Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images)

June 27: Relatives pray as they keep vigil near the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand, while rescue personnel conduct operation for a missing children’s soccer team and their coach. (Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images)

June 15: Aisha Mthimkhulu (left), Ameenah Mthimkhulu (right) stand for a portrait with their mother Fatima Mthimkhulu after the Eid-Gah, the prayer on the morning of the Eid Al-Fitr celebration which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at the Raso

June 15: Aisha Mthimkhulu (left) and Ameenah Mthimkhulu (right) stand for a portrait with their mother Fatima Mthimkhulu after the Eid-Gah, the prayer on the morning of the Eid Al-Fitr celebration that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at the Rasooli Masjid in Pretoria, South Africa. (Gulshan Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

November 6: Supporters of former House Democratic Leader and Democratic nominee for Governor Stacey Abrams watch voting results come in during the victory party in Atlanta, Georgia. Abrams ended her campaign against controversial former secretary of state

November 6: Supporters of Democratic nominee for governor Stacey Abrams watch voting results come in during the victory party in Atlanta. Abrams ended her campaign against controversial former Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who was repeatedly accused of voter suppression. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

November 4: Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Christine Hallquist campaigns in a local cafe in Bristol, Vermont. Hallquist made history in August when she won her primary race for governor of Vermont and became the first openly transgender

November 4: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist campaigns in a local cafe in Bristol, Vermont. Hallquist made history in August when she won her primary race for governor of Vermont and became the first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee in the country. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

October 14: Voters wearing traditional Bavarian lederhosen and dirndls cast their ballots in Bavarian state elections in Osterwarngau, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

October 14: Voters wearing traditional Bavarian lederhosen and dirndls cast their ballots in Bavarian state elections in Osterwarngau, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/Getty Images)

May 24: Garda Alan Gallagher and Presiding Officer Carmel McBride carry a polling box, used, a day early, by the few people that live on the island of Inishbofin in Donegal, Ireland. Ireland voted on a referendum to decide whether or not to abolish the 8t

May 24: Garda Alan Gallagher and presiding officer Carmel McBride carry a polling box, used a day earlier by the few people that live on the island of Inishbofin in Donegal, Ireland. Ireland voted on a referendum to decide whether to abolish the Eighth Amendment, which makes abortions illegal. (Clodagh Kilcoyne-Pool/Getty Images)

December 10: A demonstrator dressed as Theresa May sells Brexit Fudge in Old Palace Yard, in Westminster, London. Read More. (Kirsty O’Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)

December 10: A demonstrator dressed as Theresa May sells Brexit fudge in Old Palace Yard in Westminster, London. (Kirsty O’Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)

November 14: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) talks with reporters following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill with the in-coming freshman class. (Susan Walsh/AP)

November 14: Recently elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat from New York, talks with reporters following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill with Congress’s incoming freshman class. (Susan Walsh/AP)

June 24: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford pose for a photo with their new baby girl Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford on in Auckland, New Zealand. (Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

June 24: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford pose for a photo with their new baby girl Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford in Auckland, New Zealand. (Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

December 5: The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a military honor guard during his State Funeral Service at Washington National Cathedral in Washington. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

December 5: The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a military honor guard during his state funeral service at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

March 14: Nicole Rivera, 14, a Freshman at Arlington High School, center, rallies with other students in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston to demand action on gun violence as part of a nationwide school walkout.  (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston

March 14: Nicole Rivera, 14, center, a freshman at Arlington High School, rallies with other students in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston to demand action on gun violence as part of a nationwide school walkout. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

March 14: Students from the Bronx Academy of Letters in New York City participate in a walkout to protest gun violence. Read More. (Kholood Eid for Vox)

March 14: Students from the Bronx Academy of Letters in New York City participate in a walkout to protest gun violence. (Kholood Eid for Vox)

October 28: People take selfies as The Baby Trump Balloon rises in Battery Park as part of an “Impeachment Parade” protest in New York City. The 20-foot balloon that flew over London, Chicago and Los Angeles earlier this year made its New York debut durin

October 28: People take selfies as the baby Trump balloon rises in Battery Park as part of an “Impeachment Parade” protest in New York City. The 20-foot balloon that flew over London, Chicago, and Los Angeles earlier this year made its New York debut during a protest organized by By the People, a grassroots campaign calling for the impeachment of President Trump. (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

July 24: Firefighters and volunteers try to extinguish flames during a wildfire at the village of Kineta, near Athens, Greece. Raging wildfires killed 74 people including small children in Greece, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to

July 24: Firefighters and volunteers try to extinguish flames during a wildfire at the village of Kineta, near Athens, Greece. Raging wildfires killed 76 people including small children, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to the sea to escape the flames. (Valerie Gache/AFP/Getty Images)

August 22: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds a rally on jobs, health care, and the economy at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. (Maddie McGarvey/Getty Images)

August 22: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds a rally on jobs, health care, and the economy at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. (Maddie McGarvey/Getty Images)

June 28: Britain’s Prince William walks alongside Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III as he visits the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. The Duke of Cambridge is the first member of the royal family to make an official

June 28: Britain’s Prince William rides alongside Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III as he visits the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. The Duke of Cambridge is the first member of the royal family to make an official visit to the Jewish state and the Palestinian territories. (Heidi Levine/AFP/Getty Images)

October 19: Queen Elizabeth II reviews the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery during their 70th anniversary parade at Hyde Park in London, England. The KTRHA was formed by King George VI in October 1947 and are commonly known as the ‘Gunners’. (Hannah McK

October 19: Queen Elizabeth II reviews the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery during their 70th-anniversary parade at Hyde Park in London, England. The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery was formed by King George VI in October 1947 and is commonly known as the “Gunners.” (Hannah McKay/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

August 31: Fans flocked to Detroit to pay respects to legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who died on August 16 at the age of 76. The funeral service was a gathering of family and friends, as well as musicians, politicians, activists, and key African-American clergy. Outside the church, the city lit up with a range of tributes to most revered performers in American music. (Rachel Elise Thomas for Vox)

March 28: Tianna Blakely takes her girls, Corteice Prince and Anika Edmond, to the park to eat and do homework before heading to a friend’s home. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy last spring. In the mid-2000s, South Carolina was one of the most danger

March 28: Tianna Blakely takes her daughters, Corteice Prince and Anika Edmond, to the park to eat and do homework before heading to a friend’s home. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy last spring. In the mid-2000s, South Carolina was one of the most dangerous places for a baby to be born, but since 2005, deaths have declined 28 percent. (Kim Kim Foster for Vox)

August 27: Players from Bourton Rovers compete against each other during the annual Bourton-on-the-Water Football Match played on the River Windrush in Bourton-on-the-Water, England. (Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

August 27: Players from Bourton Rovers compete against each other during the annual Bourton-on-the-Water football match played on the River Windrush in Bourton-on-the-Water, England. (Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

September 6: Supporters cheer as President Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Billings, Montana.(Susan Walsh/AP)

September 6: Supporters cheer as President Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Billings, Montana. (Susan Walsh/AP)

November 29: Transgender performers participate in a rally advocating gay rights in Bangkok, Thailand. (Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images)

November 29: Transgender performers participate in a rally advocating gay rights in Bangkok, Thailand. (Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images)

July 9: Male fashion models standby backstage before the start of designer Willy Chavarria’s runway show at the Industria studios in Manhattan during Men’s Fashion Week. (Melissa Bunni Elian for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

July 9: Male fashion models stand by backstage before the start of designer Willy Chavarria’s runway show at the Industria studios in Manhattan during Men’s Fashion Week. (Melissa Bunni Elian for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

June 8: A young boy plays during the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid in the old quarters of New Delhi, India. (Noemi Cassanelli/AFP/Getty Images)

June 8: A young boy plays during the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid in the old quarters of New Delhi, India. (Noemi Cassanelli/AFP/Getty Images)

September 1:  Angelis Cadiz, 10, combs her mother Sandra’s hair, as they take a break from walking from Venezuela to Peru. The daughter of a housewife and a cemetery worker, Sandra had grown up to know great misfortune, but she had never expected to know

September 1: Angelis Cadiz, 10, combs her mother Sandra’s hair as they take a break from walking from Venezuela to Peru, a 2,700-mile journey. The daughter of a housewife and a cemetery worker, Sandra had grown up to know great misfortune, but she never expected to know exile. (Ariana Cubillos/AP)

October 11: A family hangs clothes to dry outside a downed tree by their house in Panama City, Florida. Residents of the Florida Panhandle woke to scenes of devastation after Hurricane Michael tore a path through the coastal region killing at least two pe

October 11: A family hangs clothes to dry near a downed tree by their house in Panama City, Florida. Residents of the Florida Panhandle woke to scenes of devastation after Hurricane Michael tore a path through the coastal region, killing at least two people. (Emily Kask/AFP/Getty Images)

September 15: Congresswoman Jacky Rosen speaks with guests at the Fiesta Las Vegas Festival in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Rosen achieved a longtime dream of Nevada Democrats: She unseated Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who has served since 2011. Read More. (M

September 15: Congress member Jacky Rosen speaks with guests at the Fiesta Las Vegas Festival in north Las Vegas, Nevada. Rosen achieved a longtime dream of Nevada Democrats: She unseated Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who has served since 2011. (Mikayla Whitmore for Vox)

November 18: Two turkeys from South Dakota get comfortable in their room at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, in Washington. The turkeys will be named and pardoned by President Trump during a ceremony at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving. (Jacquelyn

November 18: Two turkeys from South Dakota get comfortable in their room at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC. The turkeys were named and pardoned by President Trump during a ceremony at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

October 6: First lady Melania Trump visits the ancient statue of Sphinx, at the historic site of Giza Pyramids in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt. Read More.(Carolyn Kaster/AP)

October 6: First lady Melania Trump visits the ancient statue of Sphinx at the historic site of Giza pyramids near Cairo, Egypt. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

September 27: A couple gets married at Taft Point in California’s Yosemite National Park. The viewpoint overlooks Yosemite Valley, including El Capitan, a popular vertical ascent for rock climbers across the globe. (Amanda Lee Myers/AP)

September 27: A couple gets married at Taft Point in California’s Yosemite National Park. The viewpoint overlooks Yosemite Valley, including El Capitan, a popular vertical ascent for rock climbers across the globe. (Amanda Lee Myers/AP)

November 8: A prisoner teaches fellow inmates and their children at a central jail in Mardan, Pakistan. The local education department has launched a literacy program to increase employment opportunities for them upon their release. Saba Rehman/AP)

November 8: A prisoner teaches fellow inmates and their children at a central jail in Mardan, Pakistan. The local education department has launched a literacy program to increase employment opportunities for them upon their release. (Saba Rehman/AP)

Auguest 8: Pro-choice activists in favor of decriminalizing abortion wear costumes from the Handmaid’s Tale as they march through Remembrance Park, created to honor the victims of state terrorism and lists the names of those who disappeared during Argenti

August 8: Activists in favor of decriminalizing abortion wear costumes inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale as they march through Remembrance Park, created to honor the victims of state terrorism and lists the names of those who disappeared during Argentina’s last military dictatorship, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

September 4: Vox senior health correspondent, Julia Beluz, spent a day inside the metabolic chamber at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Read More. (Christina Animashaun/Vox)

September 4: Vox senior health correspondent Julia Belluz spends a day inside the metabolic chamber at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. (Christina Animashaun/Vox)

May 5: NASA launched its latest Mars lander, called InSight, designed to perch on the surface and listen for “Marsquakes” ahead of eventual human missions to explore the Red Planet, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Image

May 5: NASA launched its latest Mars lander, called InSight, designed to perch on the surface and listen for “Marsquakes” ahead of eventual human missions to explore the red planet, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

June 6: Andrea Liz Rosario Cotte, a first-grader at Paso Palmas, plays before bedtime by the light of a lantern. Her family remains without electricity and water nine months after Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico. Read More. (Rebecca Kiger)

June 6: Andrea Liz Rosario Cotte, a first-grader at Paso Palmas, plays before bedtime by the light of a lantern. Her family was without electricity and water nine months after Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico. (Rebecca Kiger)

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