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Parker Molloy

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

Writer-lady-person at @Upworthy in love with a woman named @KaylaPekkala & 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 — 92,517 followers, 23,555 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

@longwall26 there was never such a thing. I sent him pictures that said "White House Christmas Tree," but he refused. It was amazing and terrifying.

Sep 25, 2017

@longwall26 Last year, there was a guy who was like, "Heh, last year of the 'holiday tree'" and I spent like 45 minutes trying to convince him that

Sep 25, 2017

@longwall26 The amazing thing is that there are people who — despite video evidence — are convinced that the Obamas refused to say "Merry Christmas"

Sep 25, 2017

I'm just thankful that President Trump repealed the ban on saying "Merry Christmas" which was definitely a real thing I'm told. https://t.co/GpqNnoqh8O

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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.