Stories by Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte co-writes the blog Pandagon. She is the author of It's a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments. subscribe to Amanda Marcotte's feed

Posted on: Mar 27, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

It's time for rational people to cast an eye of skepticism on the unscientific and wholly irrational claims of the anti-choice movement.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2008, Source: Pandagon

One should never underestimate the lengths to which wingnuts will go to control female sexuality.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

Do right-wingers not know where babies come from, or is there more to the story?

Posted on: Feb 19, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

Men need more birth control options, not negative assumptions and ugly stereotypes.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

The days of illegal abortion were ugly, but many clandestine abortion providers were competent, caring professionals who believed in justice.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

The <em>Roe v. Wade</em> decision may have been about abortion, but its legacy has been fuller bodily autonomy and expanded freedoms.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2007, Source: Pandagon

Diane Sawyer interviews an abused woman and shows video of her battering filmed by her son.

Posted on: May 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Everyone these days wants to hear how young women have lost their way, especially if the author can blame feminism for it. But in reality, feminism has been anything but a tragedy for women.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Misleading 'crisis pregnancy centers' are appearing across America, aiming to limit or even prevent women from exploring all of their legal health care options.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In a desperate attempt to protect the president, the right wing has resorted to blaming the victims.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Cindy Sheehan's rapidly-growing contingent of moms in floppy hats and comfortable shoes throws the cowardice of the opposition into sharp relief.