Amana Fontanella-Khan

Amana Fontanella-Khan is a Brussels-based writer. She is the author of the forthcoming book Pink Sari Revolution (W.W Norton, August). Follow her on Twitter @AmanaFK.

Aug. 14 2013 7:30 AMThe Baddest Woman in IndiaSampat Pal, head of India’s vigilante pink gang.
The XX Factor
Feb. 13 2012 10:48 AMConservative Indian Politicians' Jaw-Dropping Excuse for Watching Porn at Work
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Sept. 21 2010 4:11 PMPost-Rape Rape in India
Aug. 23 2010 7:03 AMIndia, the Rent-a-Womb Capital of the World The country's booming market for surrogacy.
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June 22 2010 4:00 PMPads in India. Not iPads.
March 15 2013 11:28 AMShock and BraFemen’s punk activists are taking on the world by taking off their tops.
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March 1 2011 12:25 PMWomen in India Seek Justice, The Hard Way
Sept. 8 2010 11:17 AMDo Bollywood Brothels Exist?Why a series of Indian actresses have been arrested for prostitution.
July 19 2010 10:01 AMWear a Pink Sari and Carry a Big StickThe women's gangs of India.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
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Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
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Oct. 17 2014 1:54 PM Republican Midterm Debate Strategy: Be Pro-Life, But Not Anti-Abortion
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 19 2014 7:30 AM Persistence Pays Off: The Smoking Trail of a Shooting Star
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.