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The Fangirl

Long time geek, fangirl, mother, and reader. I've got a lot to say, you might not like it all, but it will be honest and hopefully helpful.

Sexism and the John Green Effect in my Twitter Timeline.


Same story, two VERY different tweets/headlines, and even in the tweet that acknowledges Susan Straight (who is receiving a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD), it barely manages to keep her in the text of the tweet. 


Click the images to read the associated articles and marvel at how a "Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing" who oversees a graduate program and has been writing children's books for over twenty five years is overshadowed by a man who's been writing for less than half that long, who has a large following on YouTube.