marianne-kirby

Marianne Kirby


Marianne Kirby is a writer whose work focuses on women's issues and bodies. Her byline has appeared in the Guardian and xoJane, and she has appeared on the Dr. Phil Show and Radio New Zealand.

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How polyamorous couples use Google Calendar to schedule their love lives

Being 'calendar-sharing committed' is an important relationship stage.

On Feb 11, 2016 by Marianne Kirby

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How the Sony hack made Jennifer Lawrence angry at herself

The actress shared an unfortunately relatable story about wage discrimination.

On Oct 13, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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#HisNameIsCayden: Positivity flows in for young victim of racist Facebook comments

Never. Read. The. Comments.

On Oct 6, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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How cute cat photos may change the way you take care of your health

I can haz regular med schedule?

On Oct 6, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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The Internet plays lunch lady when parents source school lunches online

Here's three ways to order your kid's school lunch online.

On Oct 4, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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What happened when a gay YouTube vlogger called his former bully

Riyadh K decided it was time for an honest conversation.

On Oct 2, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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How wedding dress style has evolved through the ages

Gird your loins for those '80s puffed sleeves.

On Oct 1, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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What happened when a weight loss clinic messed with the wrong body-positive vlogger

So Meghan Tonjes called up the clinic to confront them.

On Sep 25, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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Man convicted of rape after catfishing victims with fake Facebook profile

You never really know who you're talking to online.

On Sep 24, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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The app that wants you to document and share your street harassment

Hollaback! is making it easier to view the issue at the social level—one everyone needs to address.

On Sep 23, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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This realistic doll teaches children about the glory of menstruation

The Lammily doll is growing up.

On Sep 22, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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Elderly man sings his dying wife ‘their’ song one more time

The couple has sung 'You'll Never Know' to each other since World War II.

On Sep 21, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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How to make women orgasm, according to Tumblr

The female orgasm is a highly individual thing.

On Sep 21, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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How #theIRATE8 turned Sam DuBose’s death into a local revolution

Hashtag activism is about more than just tweets.

On Sep 21, 2015 by Marianne Kirby

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Why feminists on the Internet love Matt McGorry

Who needs Feminist Ryan Gosling when you've got Matt McGorry?

On Sep 19, 2015 by Marianne Kirby