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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Dec. 16 2014 3:12 PMConservatives Believe Contraception Is Abortion Only When It’s Politically Convenient
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Dec. 11 2014 4:39 PMIt's Not Just a Boy Problem: Black Girls Are Suspended at Higher Rates Than White Girls
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Dec. 10 2014 2:49 PMSorry, but the Abortion Rate Is Not Going Down Because Women “Choose Life”
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Dec. 9 2014 11:59 AMBest Way for Professors to Get Good Student Evaluations? Be Male.
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Dec. 8 2014 11:16 AMWhat’s Behind Conservative Support for Peggy Young?
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Dec. 3 2014 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
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Dec. 1 2014 3:48 PMDr. Ben Carson Finds a New Scapegoat to Blame for Police Shootings: "Women's Lib"
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Dec. 1 2014 11:27 AMJanay Rice’s ESPN Interview Sheds Light on Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave
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Nov. 26 2014 11:23 AMThanksgiving Is Becoming Impossible for Low-Wage Working Women
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Nov. 20 2014 12:08 PMHouse Republicans Give 20 Out of 21 Committee Chairs to Men
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Nov. 18 2014 11:42 AMStrippers Follow Cheerleaders in Suing Their Exploitative Employers—and Winning
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Nov. 17 2014 11:56 AMRep. Tammy Duckworth Should Be Allowed to Have Her Baby and Do Her Job
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Nov. 14 2014 10:30 AMReddit Now Has a Female CEO. Will She Make Reddit Less Horrible to Women?
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Nov. 12 2014 12:07 PMTime Wants to Ban the Word Feminist 
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Nov. 10 2014 2:41 PMHas Gamergate Finally Burned Itself Out?
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Dec. 15 2014 3:20 PMIn Honor of Nicki Minaj's "Feeling Myself," a Short History of Songs About Masturbation
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Dec. 11 2014 11:35 AMThe Long, Controversial History of the National Women’s History Museum, Which Still Does Not Exist 
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Dec. 10 2014 12:04 PMUVA’s Heartening Response to the Rolling Stone Fiasco
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Dec. 8 2014 5:25 PMThe Newest Crisis Pregnancy Center Offer: “Abortion Reversals”
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Dec. 4 2014 12:34 PMChicago Will Raise Its Minimum Wage to $13, and No Longer Exempt Nannies
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Dec. 2 2014 12:50 PMWill Integrating Women Into Fraternities Reduce Sexual Abuse?
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Dec. 1 2014 12:21 PMMan DownA new essay collection attempts to explain why men are ridiculous.
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Nov. 26 2014 8:02 PMA Guide to Talking to Your Relatives About Cosby, Consent, and Other Women's Issues in the News
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Nov. 25 2014 1:39 PMThe “Rape by Fraud” Bill That Would Make It Illegal to Lie Your Way Into Someone’s Pants
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Nov. 19 2014 9:55 AMDon Lemon Asks Cosby Rape Accuser Why She Didn’t Just Gnaw Her Way Out of Danger
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Nov. 17 2014 3:46 PMAnti-Abortion Protesters in Massachusetts Want Women to Stop Having Sex, Please
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Nov. 14 2014 4:26 PMThe Bizarre Fight Over a Scientist’s Sexy Lady Shirt
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Nov. 13 2014 12:16 PMAmmunition for People Who Judge Parents for Looking at Their Phones Instead of Their Kids
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Nov. 11 2014 3:19 PMJoseph Smith Had Up to 40 Wives. Why Is the Mormon Church Finally Admitting It?
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Nov. 7 2014 2:40 PMCan These Feminists Fix Twitter's Harassment Problem?

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