Stephanie Ebbert

Stephanie Ebbert has been a Boston Globe reporter since 1997, covering local news and state politics and documenting some of the most closely watched campaigns in the country, including those of US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, she shifted her focus to gender issues, documenting women’s political engagement and tracking their status in society, in politics, and in the workplace. A native of Shillington, Pennsylvania, Stephanie graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in English/Journalism. She previously worked for the Reading Eagle-Times, the Harrisburg Patriot-News, and Prevention magazine.

Latest stories

Mass. is about to be a battleground over transgender rights

By , Globe Staff

A November ballot question is expected to be the first statewide referendum on transgender rights.


Words you couldn’t say in The Boston Globe — until now

By , Globe Staff

From “pussyhats” to “hir” and “zir,” the Globe’s gender-affairs beat reporter tries to reconcile a fast-moving national conversation with stodgy newspaper style.

‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ will stop printing new editions

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“Our Bodies, Ourselves,” the 1970s-era bible of women’s health, will still be available online, but will stop issuing revised editions.

You can’t do that in politics. (She just did.)

By , Globe Staff

After an election that unleashed women’s fury and sexual harassment scandals that spawned a thousand hashtags, women are shattering traditional limits.