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How this 29-year-old writer subverted male privilege to find her voice and claim her power online

“I didn’t have to climb some ladder that’s made up by a middle-aged white guy who instinctively wants to replace himself … with other middle-aged white guys,” says Parker Molloy, speaking about her rise as an influencer on politics and culture.

That’s because Molloy made a name for herself online and through social media, where she says there’s a much more level playing field. Here’s the story of how she’s creating and harnessing her own power and the surprising way she’s tearing down the notion of “political correctness.”

Fusion is profiling 30 women, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.

How this 29-year-old writer subverted male privilege to find her voice and claim her power online

“I didn’t have to climb some ladder that’s made up by a middle-aged white guy who instinctively wants to replace himself … with other middle-aged white guys,” says Parker Molloy, speaking about her rise as an influencer on politics and culture.

That’s because Molloy made a name for herself online and through social media, where she says there’s a much more level playing field. Here’s the story of how she’s creating and harnessing her own power and the surprising way she’s tearing down the notion of “political correctness.”

Fusion is profiling 30 women, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.

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