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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively on welfare and family issues such as child support enforcement, abstinence and sex education, child welfare, sexually transmitted diseases, marriage, divorce, cohabiting and gay marriage.

She has won several newspaper awards, including 1977 Cub Reporter of the Year and 1983 Heart of New York award, both from the New York Press Club.

Articles by Cheryl Wetzstein

In this Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 photo, Rebecca Allred, a second-year chemistry doctoral student at Yale, holds daughter Anna as her husband, Jacob, prepares dinner at home in New Haven, Conn. With two-thirds of all undergraduate degrees and 60 percent of master's degrees now going to women, many believe it's only a matter of time before that trend influences the upper echelons of the "STEM" fields - science, technology, engineering and math. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Real-life 'Dr. Moms' on the rise: report

The number of real-life "Dr. Moms" has been growing in recent years, as highly educated women make time to have children, a new study says. Published May 6, 2015

China's gender imbalance comes from the "terrible collision" of a "ruthless son preference," the one-child policy, plus advanced gender-detecting technologies, American Enterprise Institute scholar Nicholas Eberstadt told lawmakers. (Associated Press)

China's 'one-child' population woes being felt around region

Massive gender imbalances — which in China have resulted in some 37 million "missing girls" in the wake of the country's longtime "one child" policy — is spreading to other countries in the region, analysts told a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday. Published April 30, 2015

A rainbow colored flag, seen through an American flag, flies in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, April 27, 2015, as the Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. . (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Supreme Court asks why it should redefine marriage to include gays

Justices were fractured Tuesday over fundamental questions of society, child-rearing and equal treatment under the law as the Supreme Court struggled with whether the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry or if voters should still have the power to say what marriage means within their own state borders. Published April 28, 2015