Articles/Essays

 
 

Dear Trump Supporter Who says they love me

Amanda wrote the extremely viral essay "Dear Trump Supporter Who Says They Love Me"in 2016 which she first posted on Medium (where it got over half a million views within a few days) and then was asked to crosspost on The Huffington Post. It resulted in a great deal of press including Amanda being named one of 2016's Most Influential Women in Genre by SyFy.com

 

To My Fellow Motherless Children On Mothers’ Day: Some Love From A Mom

Amanda wrote a Mother's day piece for fellow orphans. 

Tomboys & Tiaras: Why I don’t want my Daughter to Hate pink

Amanda wrote the viral essay for XOJane. It was crossposted to TIME.com and also shared on media platforms such as Amy Poehler's Smart Girls. 

Amanda was interviewed by  NPR about the article by Alex Cohen for "Take Two"on KPCC http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2015/03/31/42177/the-brood-this-mom-doesn-t-want-her-daughter-to-ha/

You May Think This Election Is a Joke, but My Family Is in Real Danger

Amanda wrote this piece for Cafe Mom’s The Stir… and well…

A Vow (And Call To Action) At The End Of The World

Amanda wrote this on the eve of Trump's inauguration. 

 
 
 

I’ve never been afraid of being a gay mom — now, i’m terrified

Amanda wrote this for Cafemom