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Parker Molloy

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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. https://t.co/QUmxcHGbV6

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. https://t.co/p9VZLn1fts

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! https://t.co/haGZhH5jE3

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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.