Amanda Hess Amanda Hess

Amanda Hess is a Slate staff writer. 

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July 2 2014 2:20 PMNFL Cheerleaders Finally Have Something to Cheer About
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June 30 2014 5:03 PMDoctors Are Examining Your Genitals for No Reason
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June 26 2014 4:25 PMWe're Wasting Our Best Filmmakers on Tampon Ads
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June 25 2014 5:36 PMHow Robin Thicke Became the World's Creepiest Pop Star  
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June 24 2014 11:13 AMNew Study Finds That Casual Sex Is Good for You (If You Are a Jerk and Male)
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June 19 2014 1:35 PMDov Charney's Dirty Old Man Act Finally Catches Up to Him
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June 16 2014 4:21 PMThis Panel of Six White Male CEOs Is Great News for Women
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June 13 2014 4:08 PMFinally, an Action Figure That Won't Make Girls Hate Themselves
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June 11 2014 12:23 PMThe WNBA Finally Recognizes Its Lesbian Fans. It’s About Time.
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June 10 2014 3:22 PMA New App Wants to Weed the Creeps Out of Online Dating. Can It Be Done?
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June 5 2014 8:28 AMAn Alleged Sexual Assault at a Georgia High School Rehashes the Lessons of Steubenville
Doublex
June 3 2014 1:20 PMNo More ShmashmortionObvious Child is the most honest abortion movie I’ve ever seen. It’s about time.
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May 28 2014 9:32 AMA New Study on Slut-Shaming Finds That Rich Girls Are the Worst
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May 24 2014 5:48 PMThe Pick-Up Artist Community’s Predictable, Horrible Response to a Mass Murder
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May 22 2014 5:29 PMSexists Don’t Hate Women. They Just Prefer Men.
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July 1 2014 1:49 PMWhat I Learned From Talking to Tinder’s Justin Mateen About Women
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June 27 2014 1:18 PMDov Charney Was Fired for Losing Money, Not Sexual Harassment
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June 26 2014 11:25 AMI Went to See Mike Daisey's Show About #YesAllWomen
Doublex
June 25 2014 9:01 AM“Most Bootyful Butts!” “Best Bulges!”Why it’s great to objectify World Cup players.
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June 20 2014 8:52 AMIgnore This Image Consultant's Advice, and Die Ugly and Sad
Doublex
June 18 2014 11:53 PMThe White KnightNicholas Kristof wants to save the world with his New York Times columns. Why are so many of them wrong?
The XX Factor
June 16 2014 2:13 PM“No Means No” Isn’t Enough. We Need Affirmative Consent Laws to Curb Sexual Assault.  
Family
June 13 2014 7:45 AMKeeping Up With DadMy father took me hiking deep into the Grand Canyon, and then he got me out. Twice.
History of Innovation
June 11 2014 8:02 AMThe Bear NecessitiesThe grizzly history of bear pepper sprays.
The XX Factor
June 9 2014 3:23 PMCan the Female Condom Ever Catch On?
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June 3 2014 4:54 PMSmile, Baby! A New Study Shows How Often Women and Gay Men Are Sexually Harassed on the Street.
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May 29 2014 11:25 AM“If I Can’t Have Them, No One Will”: How Misogyny Kills Men
Doublex
May 27 2014 5:04 PMWhy It’s So Hard for Men to See MisogynyMen were surprised by #YesAllWomen because men don’t see what women experience.
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May 23 2014 10:11 AMA Bachelorette Composer Reveals How He Drums Up Drama and Romance on Reality TV
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May 21 2014 5:22 PMSoccer Fails Its Donald Sterling Moment

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  Arts
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.