Kayla Webley Adler

Kayla Webley Adler

Features Director

Kayla Webley Adler is Features Director at Marie Claire magazine, where she edits the monthly print news and politics section (called News Feed) and writes narrative features, often at the intersection of women’s health and politics. She also edits longform features on social trends, crime, war, politics, immigration, women around the world, and many other topics. Previously, Kayla worked as a Staff Writer at TIME magazine.

21 Unmissable Documentaries Coming Out in 2020

Assassins, French fries, and Chrissy Teigen—oh my!

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An Inside Look at the New Academy of Motion Pictures Museum

The Academy has 12 million photographs, 85,000 scripts, and 63,000 movie posters in its vaults. Soon, you'll be able to see them too.

All the Times Women Absolutely Crushed It in 2019

In case you need a little end-of-year inspiration.

A Journey Into Iceland's Feminist Past and Present

Most people go to the island nation to see waterfalls and glaciers—I went to learn about its women.

“I Was Illegally Billed Seven Times for My Rape”

When hospital bills for her rape kit sent Cate Smithson to collections, she didn't just get mad. She overhauled the system.

The Made-for-TV War for Christmas

Spreading holiday cheer, one saccharine movie at a time, is big business.

Hush now my little darling
Everything You Need to Know About Paid Family Leave
Katie Bethell, founder and executive director of PL+US (Paid Leave for the United States), the national campaign to win paid family lea…
Everything You Know About Breast Cancer Is Wrong

If you have breasts, or know someone who does, you need to read this.

Lauren Duca on Lauren Duca

The writer/talking head/Twitter incendiary the internet loves to hate always has more to say...

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What Happens When You're an Elite Athlete—and You Get Pregnant?
Three track-and-field stars sparked a movement by going public about the lack of maternity leave in sports. Now, they react to yesterda…
Feeling Anxious? So Is Everyone Else. This Guide Will Help.

This is Marie Claire's everything guide to anxiety: What it is. Why you have it. And how to treat it.

This New Movie Offers a Terrifying Look at a World Without Roe

Ask for Jane tells the story of a time when abortion was illegal—and deadly.

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Can Li Li Leung Save USA Gymnastics?

After years of turmoil in the sport, the new president and CEO wants to overhaul the culture.

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Katelyn Ohashi Takes a Bow
After years of physical and emotional suffering at the elite level, the gymnast finally found happiness—and stardom—in college. She pla…
The New President Of Planned Parenthood Has Big Plans For The Future
At age 16, Leana Wen sought birth-control information at a Planned Parenthood health center. Now, 20 years later, she returns to that s…
I Was One Of The Top Doctors In My Field. I Was Also An Opioid Addict.

She was a doctor who knew the risks. She still got hooked on opioids.

Lisa Borders' Exclusive First Interview Since Becoming Time's Up CEO

The organization's new president and CEO on what she calls the “civil-rights movement of the 21st century.”

The Most Powerful Moments for Women in 2018

Thankfully, we had so many to choose from.

Deb Haaland Is Poised to Be the First Native American Woman in Congress
In a record year for diverse candidates, Deb Haaland is likely to win her seat to represent New Mexico—and indigenous people nationwide…
The 2018 Midterm Elections, by the Numbers

If anyone tries to tell you this election isn't a revolution, show them these statistics.

"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.

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…
Meet the Judge Fighting For Detained Children

The daughter of immigrants herself, Judge Dolly Gee won't let Trump amend the Flores Settlement Agreement.

“I Was Taken to a Huge Cage”

One Salvadoran teenager recounts being separated from her mother at the U.S.–Mexico border in June.

Supreme Court Afternoon Storm
5 Scary Things That Could Happen if Brett Kavanaugh is Confirmed

It's not just 'Roe' you should worry about.

Meet Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Oh, she's unmarried and has a baby—and doesn't care what anybody has to say about it.

Senator Tammy Duckworth Doesn't Want Her Daughter's Birth to Be News Anymore
"It says something about where our country is, especially in relation to other developed industrialized nations, that this is such big …
The Truth About IUDs

The IUD is the most effective contraceptive the world has ever seen. So why aren’t more women using it?

Stacey Abrams Is Poised to Become the First Female African-American Governor

People have told her she won't win because she's black. She's not listening.

If the Trump Administration Truly Wanted to Reduce Abortion, This Is What They Would Do
The domestic gag rule won’t work—in fact, it may increase the rates of unintended pregnancy, teen pregnancy, and abortion. This i…