Stories by Amanda Marcotte

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Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What if renouncing your faith meant losing everything?

Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Company gloats at the exploitation potential for women looking for a source of financing something that used to be the government’s responsibility.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In many places around the world, this is an unprecedented era of freedom and social acceptance for non-believers .

Posted on: Apr 30, 2012, Source: RH Reality Check

Right-wingers seem to have a deep-seated fear of women's sexual rights.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2010, Source: RH Reality Check

In the next decade, pro-choicers need to go on the offense, and stop just playing defense.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

The brouhaha over Notre Dame is an opportunity for the right to wage war on women, intellectuals and sexual freedom all at once.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2009, Source: Comment Is Free

The election inadvertently revealed the dirty little secret that native (and liberal) Texans like myself have known for a long time: Texas is not a conservative monolith.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: Comment Is Free

Post-election, liberals appear to be turning off their TVs. We can't afford to lose the sole voice of intellectual liberalism in the cable news desert.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

There's a great deal of overlap between anti-choice nuts and birther conspiracy theorists.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Don't worry, Tina Fey comes out unscathed (and as awesome as ever).

Posted on: Oct 15, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

Coloradans will be voting on precisely when they think life begins come November, they should watch this video first.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2008, Source: Pandagon

They always maintain plausible deniability.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Limbaugh wants you to know: that Chinese dude is totally packing more in the pants than you.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2008, Source: Pandagon

"The anti-choice movement opposes contraception, the number one way the vast majority of fertility-age American women avoid abortion."

Posted on: Jul 25, 2008, Source: Pandagon

God forbid anyone looks their age these days.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Time helps push retrograde patriarchal agenda with article about "purity balls."

Posted on: Jul 14, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Of course religious freedom is an absolute, as long as your religious beliefs accord with his own.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Gawker bloggers Tracie Egan and Moe Tkacik slur rape jokes on TV, feminists cringe.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Our country: Love it always, respect it when it deserves it.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2008, Source: Pandagon

Dr. Henry Morgentaler receives the Order of Canada.