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Amanda Hess is a Slate staff writer. 

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Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PMA Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
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Oct. 16 2014 9:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Collection of Body Parts EditionListen to Slate’s show about sexting, the Gone Girl movie, and male feminists.
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Oct. 14 2014 1:16 PMApple and Facebook Will Now Pay for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
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Oct. 8 2014 3:58 PMBreast Cancer Awareness Finally Penetrates the Earth’s Crust
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Oct. 7 2014 10:08 AMConsensual Sex App Good2Go Has Been Shut Down
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Oct. 3 2014 2:14 PMWhen Domestic Violence Victims Are Imprisoned for Their Abusers' Crimes
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Oct. 1 2014 2:08 PMCBS Names Its All-Female Sports Talk Show We Need to Talk. Terrible Name, Good Show. 
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Sept. 29 2014 1:49 PMExclusive SororityWhat Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour can’t teach us about women in TV news.
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Sept. 26 2014 3:29 PMHospitals Are Billing Rape Victims Thousands of Dollars for Exams
Doublex
Sept. 22 2014 4:06 PMNo, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Violence ProblemOr, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.
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Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PMWhat Happens When Lifetime Makes a Movie Out of the Steubenville Rape Case
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 18 2014 9:11 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Real Women EditionListen to Slate’s show about NFL player Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges.
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 12:08 PM“Love” Is Not a Defense for Beating Your Child
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Sept. 11 2014 11:28 AMA Blog Post About Taylor Swift and Women That Does Not Ask if Taylor Swift Is a Feminist
Future Tense
Sept. 10 2014 10:00 AMLindsay Lohan’s New App Is Like Watching a Comments Section Come to Life. (That’s Not a Good Thing.)
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Oct. 16 2014 12:39 PMA Thot Is Not a Slut: The Popular Insult Is More About Race and Class Than Sex
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Oct. 15 2014 8:52 AMMale Allies Are Important, Except When They’re the Worst
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Oct. 10 2014 2:08 PMVictims of Online Crimes Are Finally Getting Justice—as Long as They’re Rich and Famous
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Oct. 7 2014 1:28 PMJennifer Lawrence: “It Is Not a Scandal. It Is a Sex Crime.” Amen.
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Oct. 6 2014 5:22 PMThe Psycho Bitch, From Fatal Attraction's Single Woman to Gone Girl's Perfect Wife
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Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PMCelebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
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Sept. 29 2014 9:39 PMRehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.
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Sept. 29 2014 9:17 AMThis New Consent App Is Even Scarier Than Talking About Sex
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Sept. 24 2014 2:29 PMShould Domestic Abusers Like James Harrison Be Banned From the NFL Forever?
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Sept. 22 2014 12:21 PMWatch John Oliver Take on Miss America
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Sept. 18 2014 12:03 PMThe NFL Opines on “the Role of the Female”
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Sept. 17 2014 4:10 PMCan These Women Fix the NFL?Or will the NFL fix them?
Books
Sept. 12 2014 2:45 PMThe Character Loses Battles, but the Writer’s Won the War Caitlin Moran is all grown up. Can her autobiographical novel about an unformed girl overcome that?
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Sept. 10 2014 1:51 PMTMZ Pays for Scoops and Thrives on Scandal. Bless TMZ.
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Sept. 7 2014 10:15 PMHow to Have the Consent Talk With Your Kids

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