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Parker Molloy

Chicago, IL
Senior Writer — Upworthy
Covers:  feminism, gender, transgender, chicago sports, music, pop culture, transgender issues, lgbt, lgbt issues, sports, media, advertising

Woman. Senior staff writer at @Upworthy/@good. Married to @KaylaPekkala. Past bylines include NYT, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, etc.

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Parker Marie Molloy is an essayist and transgender media advocate from Chicago, IL, focusing her writing on feminism and gender-related topics. She currently works as a freelance journalist, and has contributed writing to The New York Times, The Advocate, Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post, Salon...

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For instance: look at the same “religious freedom” people who lose their minds whenever they hear the words “Sharia law.”
“No American should be forced to choose between their faith and adherence to the law.” What’s interesting is that this belief that people should be able to straight up ignore laws they don’t link if it goes against their “faith” is that it’s clearly for Christians-only.
The official White House account, deliberately misrepresenting the first amendment again. Good times. 
RT @kibblesmith: Okay printer let’s print this document 🖨: WHOOOH YEAH ALRIGHT Oops made a mistake, cancel print job please 🖨: FU…
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What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I'm big on using Google Drive/Docs for it's collaborative features.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. Between the ease of use, and the ability to connect and engage with readers, Twitter is a phenomenal media tool.

Why did you become a journalist?

I've always expressed myself best in writing, and telling stories that are otherwise ignored makes journalism so rewarding.