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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Aug. 29 2014 10:42 AMKirsten Gillibrand Should Not Name Her Harassers
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Aug. 28 2014 10:37 AMKirsten Gillibrand, You Don’t Need to Make Excuses for Your Sexist Colleagues. There Is No Excuse.
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Aug. 26 2014 2:32 PMThe NRA Launches Sexist Attack on Moms Demand Action
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Aug. 25 2014 12:09 PMWhy It Felt So Amazing When Beyoncé Stood in Front of That Glowing “Feminist” Sign
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Aug. 21 2014 4:28 PMWendy Davis Wants to Get Rid of the Statute of Limitations for Rape in Texas
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Aug. 20 2014 12:46 PMSouth Carolina: Where Men Murder Women and Legislators Don’t Care
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Aug. 18 2014 12:04 PMSuicidal Immigrant Woman in Ireland Denied an Abortion, Forced Into a C-Section at 25 Weeks
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Aug. 14 2014 5:15 PMThe NFL Considers Tougher Punishments for Abusive Players, but Not Tough Enough
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Aug. 12 2014 3:05 PMJohn Oliver and Seth Meyers: Two White Dudes on Diversity in Late Night
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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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Aug. 28 2014 2:20 PMManagers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine”
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Aug. 27 2014 3:50 PMThere Is a Great Bra Protest Happening in Spain
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Aug. 25 2014 3:35 PMEx-Cop Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Woman With His Gun Gets to Own a Gun
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Aug. 22 2014 1:34 PMAnti-Choice Leaders Denounce The Ice Bucket Challenge Because An Embryo Died Once
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Aug. 20 2014 5:28 PMMarvel Really Screwed Up With Its “Sexy” New Spider-Woman Cover
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Aug. 19 2014 11:46 AMNew York Post Writer Explains That Catcalling Is Good for Women's Self-Esteem
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Aug. 15 2014 2:03 PMEmployers Now Making It Impossible to Be a Poor Working Mom 
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Aug. 13 2014 2:02 PMStudy: Women Don't Run for Office Because They're Scared of Being Judged
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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. 8 2014 2:34 PMA Guide to Avoiding Benevolent Sexism and Opening Doors for Women
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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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