Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte Amanda Marcotte

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

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May 28 2015 3:07 PMPhantom Skulls and Former Fetuses in Fisticuffs: It’s the Worst State of the Week Rankings
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May 26 2015 11:52 AMWhy Did Republicans Love the Duggars So Much? 
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May 22 2015 1:44 PMIt's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
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May 21 2015 2:46 PMWhy Are People So Triggered by Trigger Warnings?
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May 20 2015 11:32 AMBy Lugging a Mattress Onstage at Columbia’s Graduation, Emma Sulkowicz Sends a Powerful Message
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May 18 2015 1:58 PMIf Stay-At-Home Motherhood Is a Job, Shouldn't It Be Paid Like One?
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May 18 2015 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
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May 16 2015 3:02 PMWhich State Was the Worst for Women This Week?
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May 15 2015 1:57 PMOur Caveman Ancestors Probably Practiced Gender Equality
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May 13 2015 12:10 PMAustin Greets Female-Majority City Council With Workshop on How Women Are the Worst
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May 11 2015 12:12 PMSurprise! Unwed Birth Rates Are Going Down.
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May 9 2015 6:00 AMWorst State of the Week for Women: Deluxe Mother’s Day Edition
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May 7 2015 10:47 AMMothers Still Doing More Housework Than Fathers. (Happy Mother’s Day!)
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May 5 2015 3:56 PMTexas High School Discovers Abstinence-Focused Sex Ed Is a Great Way to Spread Chlamydia
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May 4 2015 11:47 AMSatanists Claim Abortion Waiting Periods Violate Their Religious Beliefs
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May 27 2015 12:25 PMDenver ComicCon Convenes a “Women in Comics” Panel, Forgets to Invite Women
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May 25 2015 9:32 AMAre Daenerys Targaryen and Tyrion Lannister Finally a Game of Thrones Power Couple?
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May 22 2015 12:25 PMHooray! A Birth Control Bill That Won’t Help Any Women Get Birth Control
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May 21 2015 11:46 AMLouisiana Wants to Make It Easier for Your Stalker to Kill You
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May 19 2015 11:12 AMAre High Heels Mandatory to Get Into the Cannes Film Festival? 
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May 18 2015 11:33 AMWill Bran Stark Come to Sansa’s Rescue?
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May 18 2015 8:41 AMFor Once, Game of Thrones Treats Rape With the Gravity It Deserves
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May 15 2015 3:09 PMFemale Staffers on the Hill Are Being Shut Out Of One-On-One Meetings with Bosses
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May 13 2015 4:02 PMHouse Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban With Exciting New Hassles for Rape Victims 
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May 12 2015 12:30 PMWomen Are Shut Out of Power in Hollywood. Now We Might Find Out Why.
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May 11 2015 10:23 AMThe Seven Kingdoms Reigning Families Must Unite to Defeat the Undead
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May 7 2015 1:33 PMThe Cleveland Cavaliers Promote Themselves With a Textbook Narrative of Domestic Violence
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May 6 2015 3:16 PMCampus Sexual Assault Reports Are Up, for Good Reason: More Victims Are Coming Forward
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May 4 2015 12:20 PMCarly Fiorina Hates to Love, Loves to Hate Gender Card
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May 3 2015 11:38 PMWho Gave Birth to Jon Snow?

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