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Amanda Hess

Free Speech Elitism: Harassment Is Not the Price 'We' Pay for Free Speech

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Mary Anne Franks

In the midst of these exchanges about online and offline harassment, there have also been many solemn declarations that such abuse is the "price we pay" for free speech, or even more grandly, for a free society. There's much to be debated in this assertion.

'Any Man Who Takes Advantage Of Any Woman Sickens Me'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

When famous men are known to mistreat women, should other celebrities vow not to work with them? And how feasible is a boycott of someone high-profile...

Sasha Belenky

High Times With Outlaw Surfers, And Other Long-Form Stories Around The Web | Sasha Belenky | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

1. The Perfect Beach Read Summer is a time for adventures and escapes -- road trips, beach getaways, afternoons spent by the backyard BBQ, evenings...

Local Doula Dishes On D.C.'s Placenta-Eating Moms

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local midwife and doula Claudia Booker has a message for D.C.'s overachieving mom-types who want to take more than the recommended dose ...

Jason Linkins

How Don't Ask, Don't Tell Was Like Catch-22 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's important to understand that as a policy, Don't Ask, Don't Tell didn't work for anybody. And now that it is over and gone -- trust me -- you're not going to miss it!

Jason Linkins

Fashion Critic Departs Washington Post, Which Is A Big Win For The Washington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the things we learned last year is that the Washington Post's winners of Pulitzer Prizes tend to have a very limited newsroom presence -- mainl...

Best Correction EVER?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media writer Amanda Hess made a most unfortunate typo in a story published last week--one that resulted in an all-time classic of a correction. T...