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Amanda Marcotte

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Amanda Marcotte is the executive editor of Pandagon.net and the author of the book, It's A Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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“I’m the perfect guy, and yet you throw yourselves at all these obnoxious men, instead of me, the supreme gentleman,” Rodger complained in the video. “I will punish all of you for it.” Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

A Mississippi baby cured of HIV doesn't mean the fight is over. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Conservatives pretend to care about rape on campus. It's not convincing. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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What's behind the opposition to the Violence Against Women Act? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/ James MacPherson

North Dakota joins the list of states reversing decades of gains in gender equality. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Why does the ’70s-era image of the white, middle-class teenager as the typical abortion patient persist? Read more

Health and Social Policy

A scientist argues that members of his field should support more Republicans, but ignores why his colleagues fled the party. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

States and local police departments can overcome Congress's failure to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Read more

Article

Finding solutions to our problem with guns in America doesn't start with the weapons themselves, but with the culture that worships them. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

The congressman's defense of his son and downplaying of the attack exemplify the ways we let domestic violence continue. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Taking male pundits—liberal and conservative—to task for pushing marriage before motherhood. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Instead of pressuring women to have more babies, we should be investing in the ones we already have. Read more

Economic Policy

Now that he's been re-elected, Obama should reverse last year's disastrous decision on Plan B. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Believing in untruths is becoming an essential part of the conservative identity. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

How did women's health issues fare in the election, and what do we have to look forward to? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Blogging about sexy Halloween costumes has become a parody of itself. Read more

Civil Rights in America

In recent days, it's become clear that the Republican Senate candidate in Missouri doesn't just spew anti-abortion rhetoric: He's acted on it. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The Washington Post writer's attack on Hillary Clinton over Benghazi manages to get everything wrong about feminism in less than 100 characters. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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While the Massachusetts senator will claim to support women’s reproductive health in the third debate against Democrat Elizabeth Warren tonight, his record shows the opposite. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

A Twitter meme pokes fun at the stereotype of feminists as unsexy. Read more

Civil Rights in America