MrMary Responds || The Erasure of Maya Angelou’s Sex Work History and Respectability Politics


Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, most famous for authoring I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, passed away at age 86 on May 28th, 2014. Her literary agent Helen Brann confirmed the news to press, and thus began a worldwide outpouring of grief. The top trending tag on Twitter was “RIP Maya Angelou” and, at the time … Continue reading MrMary Responds || The Erasure of Maya Angelou’s Sex Work History and Respectability Politics

MrMary Responds || Perverted ‘Christian’ Dads Blame Teen’s Dress For Their Dirty Thoughts, Kick Her Out Of Prom


A 17-year old girl had her prom night ruined this month because a few dads chaperoning the event couldn't keep their eyes off the girls or their minds out of the gutter. According to Clare Ettinger, some perverted fathers at the event were staring at her and talking about her. After that, a female organizer interrupted, pulled her aside … Continue reading MrMary Responds || Perverted ‘Christian’ Dads Blame Teen’s Dress For Their Dirty Thoughts, Kick Her Out Of Prom