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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

Lady-person-woman. Sr. writer at @Upworthy/@GOOD, married to @KaylaPekkala, has a dog named Meatball. Past bylines: NYT, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, and more.

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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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@ParkerMolloy — 98,045 followers, 28,963 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

I forgot exactly how nuts his rants on this topic were. He demanded Obama’s resignation, spread lies about an “outbreak” in NY.

Nov 24, 2017

Another reminder: Trump spent the end of 2014 cowardly ranting about why the people who wound up being Time’s People of the Year should be banned from the U.S.

Nov 24, 2017

Reminder: if you were born before December 2006, you’ve already been named Time’s “Man (Person) of the Year.” Dream big!

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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.