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. Follow her on Twitter.

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Jan. 9 2014 11:23 AM50 Years Into the War on Poverty, Poor Women Don't Need More Marriage. They Need More Child Care.
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Jan. 7 2014 3:14 PMDaisy Coleman Attempts Suicide After Being Bullied. No Wonder Rape Victims Do Not Speak Out.
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Jan. 6 2014 10:23 AMBrain-Dead Woman Forced to Stay on Life Support Because She’s Pregnant
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Jan. 2 2014 11:23 AMCatholic Employers Claim That Filling Out an Obamacare Form Violates Their Religious Freedom
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Dec. 30 2013 10:42 AMThe Year of the Trigger Warning
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Dec. 26 2013 10:46 AMFox News Spent 2013 Worrying About "Wussification"
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Dec. 20 2013 3:23 PMAre Men Hard-Wired to Show Off Around Women?
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Dec. 18 2013 4:11 PMNew Disney Heroine’s Eyes Are Bigger Than Her Wrists
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Dec. 17 2013 1:17 PMBirth Control Sabotage Is Domestic Violence. We Should Criminalize It.
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Dec. 16 2013 1:52 PMDrug Companies Have Been So Good at Marketing ADHD Meds, Who Wouldn’t Want a Prescription?
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Dec. 12 2013 12:48 PMMichigan Largely Bans Insurance Coverage for Abortion, With No Rape Exception
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Dec. 10 2013 8:39 AMFox News Implores Women to Become Financially Dependent on Men
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Dec. 9 2013 11:03 AMStephen Marche Floats a New Reason for Why Men Shouldn’t Do Housework: Women Are Crazy
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Dec. 5 2013 11:02 AMMichigan May Join Growing List of States That Ban Private Insurance From Covering Abortion
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Dec. 4 2013 1:29 PMResearchers Say Women Should Be More Active to Set a Good Example for Kids. Men Can Just Keep Sitting. 
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Jan. 8 2014 11:43 AMAttention Diet-Crazed Americans: US News & World Report’s Top-Ranked Diet Is Not a Diet
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Jan. 7 2014 1:40 PMWSJ Writer Blames the Rise of “Fatherless” Children on Women
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Jan. 3 2014 10:31 AMMaine GOP Primary Challenger Cites Domestic Violence Conviction as a Reason to Trust Him
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Dec. 30 2013 11:44 AMPhil Robertson Advised Men to Marry 15-Year-Old Girls Because They Will “Pick Your Ducks”
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Dec. 27 2013 12:39 PMFrozen Teaches Girls the Dangers of a Whirlwind Romance
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Dec. 23 2013 9:38 AMHow Anti-Choicers Convinced Everyone That What They Really Care About Is Women's Health
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Dec. 19 2013 1:31 PMMen's Rights Activists File False Rape Reports, Prove That False Rape Reports Get Ignored
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Dec. 18 2013 11:41 AMVirgin Births Are Surprisingly Common: One in 200 Pregnant Women Claim They Didn't Have Sex.
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Dec. 16 2013 3:42 PMJim DeRogatis Cannot Forget the Sexual Abuse Allegations Against R. Kelly. We Shouldn’t Either.
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Dec. 13 2013 1:10 PMTwitter Can't Decide Whether to Let You "Block" Or "Mute" Harassers. Why Not Offer Both?
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Dec. 11 2013 1:00 PMCalifornia Arrests the Owner of a Revenge Porn Site. Other States Should Follow Its Lead.  
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Dec. 9 2013 2:34 PMAlleged Victim of the “Knockout Game” Was Actually a Victim of Domestic Violence
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Dec. 6 2013 3:22 PMNelson Mandela Expanded Government Health Care. Rick Santorum Uses His Death to Attack It.
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Dec. 4 2013 5:35 PMKatie Couric Handed Her Show Over to Anti-Vaccination Alarmists Today. For Shame, Katie.
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Dec. 3 2013 10:44 AMCatholic Hospitals in the U.S. Are Turning Women Away for Miscarrying

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