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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Sept. 30 2015 1:10 PMThe Planned Parenthood Hearing Shows How out of Step Republicans Are With America
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Sept. 28 2015 4:02 PMLet’s Do the Math on How Much “Profit” Planned Parenthood Makes Off Fetal Tissue Donations
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Sept. 24 2015 1:37 PMCarly Fiorina’s New Video Proves She Misled Viewers During the Debate
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Sept. 22 2015 11:26 AMAt Texas School, Boys Talk College and Careers While Girls Learn “Friendship” and “Confidence” 
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Sept. 21 2015 1:30 PMFox News Wants Women to Show Off Their Legs, Be Ashamed of Showing Off Their Legs
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Sept. 16 2015 11:49 PMDonald Trump Uses GOP Debate to Push Anti-Vaccination Myths
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Sept. 16 2015 1:14 PMCan You Be a Mother Without Having Your Own Children?
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Sept. 14 2015 12:42 PMWoman Arrested at OB-GYN’s Office for Being an Undocumented Immigrant
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Sept. 10 2015 9:00 AMIt’s Demagogue-o-Rama at the House Judiciary Committee’s Hearing on Planned Parenthood!
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Sept. 9 2015 1:16 PMNews Flash: First-Trimester Abortions Aren’t Heart Surgery
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Sept. 8 2015 12:48 PM“Anti-Abortion” Terrorism at a Clinic That Doesn’t Actually Perform Abortions
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Sept. 2 2015 1:19 PMWhy Would Anyone Fake a Pregnancy?
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Aug. 31 2015 4:21 PMTLC’s Sex-Abuse Documentary Was a Good Idea, Except for All the Duggars
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Aug. 27 2015 7:00 AM“Porn Addiction” Is Often Just an Attempt to Medicalize Religious Dogma
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Aug. 26 2015 1:21 PMThe Fun Home Flap Proves That the Big Threat to Campus Free Speech Isn’t “Political Correctness”
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Sept. 29 2015 11:41 AMThe Latest Video Trying to Exonerate Carly Fiorina Just Proves She Didn’t Tell the Truth
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Sept. 28 2015 12:33 PMObama’s Comments on Sexism Are a Guns-Akimbo Rhetorical Moment
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Sept. 23 2015 12:11 PMA Fond Salute to “Honey Badgers,” the Ladies’ Auxiliary of Online Anti-Feminism
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Sept. 21 2015 3:47 PMPlanned Parenthood Shows Us What Consent Looks Like
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Sept. 17 2015 2:01 PMFormer Feminist Hero Somehow Thinks That Victim-Blaming Can Stop Rape
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Sept. 16 2015 10:32 PMWhat Was Up With Carly Fiorina’s Grisly Abortion Rant?
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Sept. 15 2015 12:06 PMCalifornia Might Make the Porn Industry Put on a Condom
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Sept. 11 2015 7:00 AMRepublicans Say “Money Is Fungible” When It Comes to Planned Parenthood. It Is Not.
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Sept. 9 2015 1:55 PMNothing Will Stop Michelle Duggar From Passive-Aggressively Judging Your Strapless Dress
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Sept. 8 2015 3:04 PMHillary Clinton Makes a Bid For Female Voters with a Birchbox-Style Subscription Pack
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Sept. 3 2015 1:54 PMRick Scott’s Office Caught Manipulating Reports on Planned Parenthood Investigations
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Sept. 1 2015 1:44 PMD.C. Judge Says Employers Can Exercise “Moral” Objections to Birth Control Coverage
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Aug. 31 2015 12:48 PMFeeling Post-VMA Nostalgia for the Women of Pop Music’s Past? Chrissie Hynde Can Fix That for You.
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Aug. 26 2015 2:32 PMTeens Don't Know Who Alanis Morissette Is. This Is a Good Thing.
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Aug. 25 2015 1:37 PMJosh Duggar’s Brother-in-Law: “Think for a Minute About the Victims”

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