Amanda Hess

8 articles

The Bro Whisperer of Bustle

Bryan Goldberg’s site for women was widely mocked when it launched a year ago. Today it has 15 million readers per month and some of its harshest early critics are on the payroll.


Just Cheer, Baby

The cheerleader who sued the Raiders for failure to pay minimum wage.


Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet

How violent threats made online go unchecked.


You Can Only Hope to Contain Them

On having breasts and playing sports.


Slash and Burn

The rise of One Direction fanfiction that imagines the band members in relationships – with each other.


Buy the Right Thing

On a press junket in Ecuador, the author investigates the ethics of shopping.


What Women Want

A profile of a breakout male porn star:

The porn machine churns out performers to satisfy every fantasy, be it MILF, dwarf, fat, granny, or gang bang. But if you’re interested in watching a young, heterosexual, nonrepulsive man engage in sex, James Deen is basically it.


You’re Not a Rape Victim Unless Cops Say So

This is the story of the night Hannah was not officially raped in Washington, D.C.