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Stories by Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.
Why America Is Fascinated By Sneering Bullies Like Donald Trump
Posted on: Sep 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Why right-wingers love Trump and the rest of us can't look away.
Kim Davis Debacle Reveals Frightening Truth About Desperate, Radicalized Christian Right
Posted on: Sep 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet
They don’t have the numbers anymore, so they are turning to more reactionary demands to seize power in any way they can.
12 Most Insane Comments About Women and Health by GOP Contenders
Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet
It’s a long campaign season and the anti-woman competition is just getting started.
Virginia Wesleyan College Demands List of Sex Partners From Alleged Rape Victim
Posted on: Aug 11, 2015, Source: Raw Story
The excuse that they are whipping out for this is that it’s relevant to the issue of damages.
Why Trump Is the Pied Piper for the Huge Number of Republican Woman Haters
Posted on: Aug 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet
His treatment of Megyn Kelly is still in line with conservative misogyny.
6 Things to Say to Your Conservative Relatives Who Buy Into Anti-Planned Parenthood Propaganda
Posted on: Aug 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Some tips on how to respond to some of the most common arguments.
5 Most Absurd Conspiracy Theories Peddled By Anti-Choice Christians
Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Why is the anti-choice movement even taken seriously as a political movement by the media?
Why Angry, Entitled Man-Children Pick on Women
Posted on: Jul 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet
It tells us a lot about why misogyny continues to be such a major problem.
When Most People Didn't Think Rape Was Wrong
Posted on: Jul 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The reaction to the Cosby story shows how much the world has changed in the past two decades.
3 Awesome Ways Satanists Mess With Christian Conservatives
Posted on: Jul 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Once again, Satanists show they are the absolute masters at trolling conservatives.
Why Conservatives Can't Stop Saying Insanely Dumb Things About Rape
Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Can’t Republicans stop picking on rape victims?
8 Funniest, Most Outrageous Women Comedians
Posted on: Jun 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet
It's hard to believe there was a national debate over whether women are funny just a few years ago.
Why Conservatives Are More Likely to Buy Into Mind-Blowingly Silly News Stories
Posted on: May 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The conservative media's immediate assumption was that this must be politically correct culture spinning out of control.
All (Hopefully) of the Bad Arguments About Rape on 'Game of Thrones' Debunked
Posted on: May 21, 2015, Source: Raw Story
Bad arguments makes it easier for anti-feminists to paint feminists as a bunch of overly emotional, censorious creatures.
America Is Losing Religion: Why More and More Women Are Embracing Non-Belief
Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet
What's behind some interesting new data on religion.
America's Attitude Toward Sex and Teens Is Insane
Posted on: May 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Parents might be sending their kids to sex-ed classes where condoms are being demonized.
Take That, Christian Right -- Americans Go to Church About As Much As Godless Europeans
Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet
America is not a Christian nation. We're a secular nation that suffers a small but vocal minority of theocrats.
One of the Biggest Myths About Atheism, Debunked
Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Is a big myth about atheism just a projection of right-wing Christian rage?
The Republican Party's Contempt for Women Is Truly Breathtaking
Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Conservatives act like women are not-very-bright children.
10 Myths Many Religious People Hold About Atheists, Debunked
Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Atheists are moral, loving and multicultural.
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