Stories by Amanda Marcotte

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Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Can’t Republicans stop picking on rape victims?

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

What's behind some interesting new data on religion.

Posted on: May 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Parents might be sending their kids to sex-ed classes where condoms are being demonized.

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.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is a big myth about atheism just a projection of right-wing Christian rage?

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives act like women are not-very-bright children.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Atheists are moral, loving and multicultural.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

While they claim to speak for men, their rhetoric may be just as bad for men as it is for women.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The public is growing impatient with the uterus investigators and gay-haters that make up the Christian right.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The GOP is still kowtowing to the Christian Right. When will that change?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

White Christians are now a minority in 19 states.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The right has some very unusual opinions and misconceptions on how women's bodies work.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Female sexuality is often defined in terms of what men want.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From the AP history ban to university budget cuts, education in America is taking a hit from the right.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is hardly a masterpiece. But some of our august pundits are outraged, seemingly at the sexuality on display.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The pundits forget that Christians are capable of “terrible deeds in the name of Christ.”

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Pro-choicers should throw these realities in the face of abortion opponents.