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Amanda Marcotte is a Brooklyn-based writer and DoubleX contributor. She also writes regularly for the Daily Beast, AlterNet, and USA Today. Follow her on Twitter.

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Aug. 12 2014 11:51 AMCalifornia School District Won't Use Sex Ed Textbook Because It Shows Sex Can Be Fun
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Aug. 6 2014 2:36 PMEvangelicals Are Standing Up to Their Own Sexist Leaders
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Aug. 4 2014 4:17 PMOSU Alumni Fight to Reinstate Fired Band Director. No Wonder It’s Hard for Schools to Enforce Title IX. 
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Aug. 1 2014 12:52 PMFox News Calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg an Ignorant Misandrist
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July 30 2014 2:43 PMPutting More Restrictions on Abortions Doesn't Magically Inspire Women to Embrace Their Pregnancies
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July 29 2014 10:21 AMRepublican Terri Lynn Land Tried to Win Over Michigan Women by Pointing Out That She's a Woman. It Didn't Work.
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July 28 2014 11:17 AMAll the Sarah Palin You Can Stomach, for Just $10 a Month
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July 24 2014 5:09 PMRepublican Strategy on Women: "Rape Is a Four-Letter Word. Purge It From Your Lexicon."
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July 23 2014 1:13 PMTed Cruz Has Some Thoughts About True Blood
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July 21 2014 11:43 AMPro-Life Nurse-Midwife Who Won’t Prescribe the Pill Sues Family Planning Center for Not Hiring Her
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July 17 2014 12:56 PMRepublicans Can't Stop Comparing Immigrants to Rapists
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July 16 2014 6:19 PMGame of Thrones Will Have No Female Directors in Season 5
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July 15 2014 12:32 PMThe Democrats’ Brilliant Idea for How to Stop Unnecessary Abortion Clinic Regulations
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July 14 2014 1:00 PMFox News Just Loves These Rape Joke Cufflinks
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Aug. 11 2014 1:10 PMGuardian Columnist Gets Attacked for Suggesting Tampons Should Be Free
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Aug. 7 2014 2:12 PMThe U.S. Won’t Ratify a Treaty to Help Child Migrants Because Conservatives Want to Spank Their Kids
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Aug. 6 2014 9:25 AMNo, New York Post, Feminism Is Not Imploding
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Aug. 4 2014 1:31 PMMarvel Already Made a Female-Led Action Movie. It's Called Guardians of the Galaxy.
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July 31 2014 12:54 PMThe Christian Compassion of Dr. Willie Parker, the Doctor at Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic
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July 30 2014 11:16 AMCouples Who Share Housework Don't Actually Have Less Sex
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July 28 2014 12:06 PMThe Anti-Vaccination Movement Has Become an Anti-Vitamin Movement, and Babies Are Suffering
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July 25 2014 3:23 PMRepublican Congressional Nominee: A Woman Can Run for Office With Husband's Permission
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July 23 2014 2:44 PMNRA Commentator: Kids Should Be Required to Learn How to Shoot a Gun in School  
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July 22 2014 11:58 AMThe Duggars Are Not Good Representatives for the Anti-Choice Movement
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July 18 2014 10:18 AMBill Maher Tweets Horrible Thing About Women, Is Gross
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July 17 2014 12:15 PMTodd Akin Says His Staffers Were "Conceived By Rape." Isn't the Body Supposed to Shut That Down?
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July 16 2014 2:13 PMRenee Ellmers Says Her “Bring It Down to a Woman's Level” Comment Is Better in Context. It's Not.
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July 15 2014 11:07 AMGood News, Atheists: You No Longer Need to Get Ordained Online to Officiate a Wedding in Indiana
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July 11 2014 2:06 PMRonald Lee Haskell Has a History of Domestic Violence. How Did He Get a Gun?

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