Amanda Fortini has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, New York magazine, Slate, and Salon, among other publications, and she is a contributing editor at Elle Magazine. Her essays have been widely anthologized, including in Best American Political Writing. She lives in Livingston, Montana.
Why Can’t You Be Sweet?
In discussions of women’s stories, it’s crucial to note that they carry emotional and cultural weight, as they are often tales of violence and abuse....