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Molly Fischer

The women who comment at the Hairpin tend to be a positive group, given to complimenting the editors and thanking the authors of personal essays for sharing. But they filed 813 overwhelmingly negative comments in a thread linking to the article, many of them speculating as to what my real problem was. Here are some suggestions. More…

31 January 2012

Blog empire Gawker Media, like its magazine counterparts Conde Nast and Hearst, asks readers to sort themselves by advertising demographic. One might be interested in sports, and read Deadspin. Or one might be interested in being a woman, and read Jezebel. When Jezebel launched, I myself was keenly interested in being a woman. I was 20 years old, and I was curious about the ways it could be done. More…