Photo: NO-FATHERS DAY: Remote Group Has No Dads, And Never Did



A Mosuo matriarch and her two-year-old great-granddaughter relax in their yard in Lijiazui, China. The women of this matrilineal society shun marriage and raise their children in homes with their entire extended families—but no fathers.

Photograph by Fritz Hoffmann/NGS


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