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She was Australia’s sweetheart, then copped the wrath of the country’s tall poppy syndrome. Now, Delta Goodrem is stepping into her own with a new album, tour and namesake foundation. Alley Pascoe meets the superstar on the set of her first marie claire cover shoot, celebrating 20 years in the industry
Trans-rights protests are taking place across the globe, but many have been fighting the fight for much longer. Here, three families with transgender children reflect on their emotional and physical journeys.
Book Club - Read All About It
Our favourite novels this month feature strong stories and even stronger women. Let’s hear it for the girls.
Finding Peace In Uncertain Times
Let’s face it: 2020 hasn’t been the year we expected. It’s been a metaphorical car crash after car crash, and we’re only just over halfway through. If you’re feeling a bit stressed, have a sense of dread or maybe feel a little unsafe – even in your own skin – don’t worry, it’s completely normal, says psychotherapist Dr Laurie Nadel
THE GREAT SHE-RECESSION
The economic shock of COVID-19 has been felt across the world, but female workers and female-dominated industries have been the hardest hit. Here, four professional Australian women share stories from the pandemic of riches to rags – financial but emotional, too.
SOLO. STRANDED. STRUGGLING FOR LIFE
Claire Nelson’s hike in California turned to horror when she slipped on a boulder and plunged six metres to the stony ground. She tells Ben Machell about facing death at 35 –and how she survived alone in the desert for four days
SINGLE & 30
In 2020, the spinster is out and the strong, independent “self-partnered” woman is in. But do these stereotypes ring true in real life? Jessica Rapana spoke to women from three different generations about the pleasures and pressures of singledom in their 30s
THE WOMEN WHO MADE ME - SONIA KRUGER
The host of Big Brother salutes the women who’ve watched over her
Look no further if you’re after a new spritz; the 2020 Marie Claire International Fragrance Awards have been announced, with winners picked by editors globally
HERE & NOW
OUR PICK OF THIS MONTH’S MUST-HAVES
On the 30th anniversary of her death, the actor isn’t only remembered for her on-screen seductiveness, but for her ability to drink as heavily, swear as often and enjoy as many lovers as Hollywood’s most notorious men.
Why I Loved America's Most Notorious Serial Killer
As a young single mother, Elizabeth Kendall fell under the spell of a charming stranger, Ted Bundy. Unbeknown to her, he led a heinous double life as a rapist and murderer, killing at least 30 women across the US. Here, Kendall and her daughter open up about the devastating impact on both their lives.
Would You Get Past These Women? - Meet The World's Fiercest Bouncers
Berlin’s nightclubs are notoriously hard to get into, but what does it take to guard the doors? Before the world went into lockdown, Sarah Hurtes met the women making good in a man’s world
Feeling Good As Hell
She’s the rapping, twerking flautist spreading powerful positivity and unapologetic sass: Lizzo is the icon 2020 needs. She gets real about Black Lives Matter, mental health and making a difference.
Is This The End Of The Influencer?
Headline-grabbing controversies, thousands of dollars of lost work and fierce backlash… Between the coronavirus pandemic and a global reckoning on race, the precarious reality of the influencer industry has been exposed. Hannah-Rose Yee asks: where to from here?
Power To The People
George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis policeman in May sparked a global uprising. In cities across the world, impassioned protesters united to rally against racism, demanding not just a reckoning, but a revolution. #BlackLivesMatter always
From the cobbled streets of Paris to the competitive world of classical music, this month’s book club reads will transport you (without having to leave the couch)
The SHOW MUST Will GO ON...
With theatres and galleries closed, TV production shut down, and comedy shows and music gigs postponed, artists are finding new and innovative ways to entertain. Join us in rallying behind the creative community doing it tough.
THE WOMEN WHO MADE ME: PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN
The infectious diseases physician leading our response to the COVID-19 crisis reveals the women who paved the way for her
Portrait of a LADY
In a Marie Claire cover shoot unlike any other, artist Vincent Fantauzzo photographs his wife Asher Keddie at home in isolation. Here, she opens up about falling in love and fighting for herself – and exclusively reveals her biggest project to date.
Right now our creatives face an uncertain future – and we face a world without art. With tours, festivals and shows cancelled indefinitely, music manager and industry icon Jen Fontaine shares her tips for turning the lights back on for our local talent
She was the British society heiress who became Jeffrey Epstein’s lover, then confidante and co-conspirator in a depraved sex ring. Since the death of the billionaire paedophile, Ghislaine Maxwell has miraculously disappeared, and now her accusers want answers. Daniela Elser investigates
The Real Influencers
Meet your new heroes: the politicians, professors and medical professionals keeping us safe
Dirt, Death And Disease? The Truth About China's Wet Markets
Since COVID-19 was first detected at a wildlife market in Wuhan, China’s food systems have come under intense scrutiny. But are calls for a blanket ban on the country’s so-called “wet markets”, many run by women, really warranted? Crystal Reid investigates
What Is The Future Of Fashion?
Coronavirus has forced fashion weeks around the globe to cancel, postpone or go digital, and backlash is brewing against hyper-excess. Clare Press asks where the industry will head next
Post Corona Careers
The COVID-19 crisis has blown up the job market as we know it – and the people who rely on person-to-person contact to make a living have felt the impact hard and fast. What happens when your entire business model no longer makes sense? Three sole traders learn to adapt in lockdown life.
She was the bubbly British TV host linked to Prince Harry and Harry Styles, and in turn relentlessly harassed by the media. Caroline Flack tragically took her life in February, but her name and spirit will live on, writes Helen Gent.
Book Club: Read All About It
Sit back, relax and pick up one of these books by Australia’s most notable up-and-coming authors