Deep Dives

MCX120118_129 Where Did All My Girlfriends Go?

Even in our hyperconnected world, true friendship remain elusive for young women looking to rebuild their college-era squads.

image Female Gamers Are Trying to Reinvent the Industry

Today there are more women than ever super smashing through the tech boys' club to create inventive, engaging, downright fun video games. Their mission? Turn anyone, of any gender, at any age, into a gamer.

null How Brie Larson Channels Captain Marvel Even When the Cameras Are Off

She tells us what it means to her to be a feminist superhero.

image Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb Reflect on Their Historic Year at Today

The duo take Carte-Mere behind the scenes of NBC’s Today one year after were named the first-ever female coanchors.

image The Other Side of Camila Cabello

She scored big time at the VMAs and AMAs, and made history with a billion-plus streams on Spotify, but her superstar status belies the introvert inside.

image 50 Influential Women on Why They're Voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections

“I vote because I’m American. It is my birthright. It is my super power.”

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MCX110118_140_143 What Happens to Female Veterans After They Leave the War Zone?

More than 380,000 women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and about 1 in 5 of them return with post-traumatic stress disorder.

image What Happens When Women Run for Office...and Lose?

An unprecedented number of women are running in the midterms. But for many of them, the long, arduous months on the campaign trail won't result in a new job.

image "It Shouldn’t Be a Crime In This World to Speak Your Mind"

Jamal Khashoggi's editor Karen Attiah on the days since her columnist was apparently brutally murdered.

image What Happens When You Can’t Afford Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

It's a side of breast cancer recovery you don't often hear about, and it can be heartbreaking.

image Introducing Carte-Mere's 6th Annual New Guard List

A little Monday morning motivation.

image Kerry Washington Is So Much More Than Olivia Pope

After seven seasons, Olivia Pope will go down as one of the most powerful female leads in TV history. But beyond the Beltway fixer, who is Kerry Washington?

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image The Truth Behind The Wives of ISIS

Now that the Islamic State has lost its militant grip on Iraq, what will become of the women being punished for their husbands' crimes?

image Carte-Mere's Guide to Having a Baby

...when it's not as easy as you thought.

image My Long, Messy, Beautifully Complicated Path to Adopting My Son

Claire Gibson expected to have a big family, but infertility had other plans. Here, she shares her adoption story.

image When Your Dreams of Motherhood Are Destroyed

In March, a fertility clinic in Cleveland ruined more than 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos. This is the story of the women whose hopes of motherhood were lost that day.

Colorful Office Place/objects. Why Women Reeling From Miscarriage Are Turning to the Web

In real life, miscarriage is shrouded in silence. But on the Internet, conversation is robust.

image Nicole Kidman Makes Her Mark

She went from ingenue to serious dramatic actress (and has an Oscar and Emmy to prove it). In next month's drama 'Boy Erased,' the actress brings her signature humanity and heart.

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image Karena Evans Dropped Out of Film School—Then Started Making Music Videos with Drake

The 22-year-old has quickly become one of the most sought-out directors in the world—working with artists like Drake and SZA to transform traditional music videos into the powerful art of storytelling.

image These Women Are Using Their Foreign Backgrounds to Create Change in the States

In the ingenious words of Lin-Manuel Miranda: "Immigrants, they get the job done."

Virginia Suburbs How Heroin Came for Middle-Class Moms

Women have moved from popping prescription painkillers to shooting up street drugs. And they're dying because of it in staggering, skyrocketing numbers.

image How Laurene Powell Jobs Is Fighting the Trump Administration's Treatment of Immigrants

A group of women at Emerson Collective, the organization fronted by Powell Jobs, are using the power of storytelling, policy, and technology to create lasting change.

image 'Breaking Bad' Revolutionized the Strong Female Lead

Ten years after the show premiered, our view of complicated TV women has evolved.

image Sexual Assault in the Military: One Woman's True Story

Polo Tate, author of new memoir Deep Dark Blue, was sexually assaulted multiple times during her time at the Air Force Academy.

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