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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March 30 2015 2:12 PMNashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
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March 27 2015 8:06 PMThe Silver Lining in Ellen Pao’s Loss in Her Gender Discrimination Suit
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March 26 2015 12:43 PMArizona Wants Doctors to Tell Patients that Abortions Can Be “Reversed”
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March 24 2015 2:50 PMArkansas Legislator Says Single Mothers Should Get Free IUDs for the Sake of “Taxpayers”
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March 20 2015 2:17 PMMonica Lewinsky Is Back and People Love Her. Has America Finally Grown Up on the Subject of Sex?
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March 19 2015 4:08 PMPenn State Frat Member Says Pictures of Nonconsenting Nude Women Are “Satire”
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March 17 2015 11:26 AMGoogle’s Diversity Manager Asks Google Chairman to Stop Interrupting Woman at SXSW
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March 16 2015 11:46 AMCops on an 11-Year-Old Who Says She Was Raped: “Child’s Promiscuous Behavior Caused This”
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March 11 2015 3:30 PMThe Texas Republican Defending Planned Parenthood
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March 9 2015 1:12 PMThe Clinton Foundation Accepts Money From Countries That Mistreat Women. Is That Bad?
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March 5 2015 4:31 PMCatholic Bishops Want to Deny Raped Migrant Girls Access to Health Care. How Compassionate.
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March 4 2015 1:37 PMUnintended Pregnancy Is Expensive. For Taxpayers.  
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March 2 2015 4:27 PMHow Barbara Mikulski Transformed the Senate 
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Feb. 27 2015 10:35 AMTodd Akin Is Thinking About Running for Senate. Legitimately.
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Feb. 25 2015 1:56 PMWomen May Not Seek Help for Heart Attacks Because They Fear Being Seen as Hypochondriacs
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March 30 2015 12:43 PMSpending More Time With Your Kids May Have Little Impact on Their Long-Term Well-Being
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March 27 2015 3:40 PMWomen Are Asked to Donate—or Sell—Their Breast Milk. Controversy Ensues.
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March 25 2015 12:03 PMPolitical Lobby for Frats Wants to Make It Harder to Enforce Title IX 
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March 23 2015 1:28 PMAre College Campuses Really in the Thrall of Leftist Censors?
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March 20 2015 12:56 PM8,000 Years Ago, Only One Man Had Children for Every 17 Women
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March 18 2015 4:26 PMThe Jinx Highlights How Cops Once Dismissed Domestic Violence
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March 16 2015 4:58 PMProfessional Theater Has a Sexual Harassment Problem
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March 12 2015 11:49 AMWhy the Fringe Fundamentalist Belief in Demonic Possession Has Real-Life Dangers
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March 10 2015 2:12 PMFullback Bruce Miller Arrested for Domestic Violence. How Will the NFL and 49ers Respond?
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March 6 2015 1:15 PMOn Wikipedia, Gamergate Refuses to Die
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March 5 2015 12:35 PMThis Gender Discrimination Trial Reveals the Subtle Way Sexism Happens in Silicon Valley
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March 3 2015 5:32 PMThere Are More Men Named John Than Women Running Large Companies
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March 2 2015 12:31 PMWhy Do Poor Women Have More Abortions?
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Feb. 25 2015 1:59 PMWhy Do Women Vote Republican?  
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Feb. 24 2015 1:29 PMIdaho Lawmaker Who Doesn’t Understand Female Anatomy Knows What’s Good for Women

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