Sometimes I write things.

Ally Weinberg lives in LA with her husband, daughter, and two cats. She works in TV and sometimes writes things. She is passionate about kittens, pop-culture, and feminism.

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When You’re a Woman, Personal Space Doesn’t Exist

As a woman, I am again and again reminded that I’m not allowed the luxury of personal space. Everything is public domain.

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Riverdale’s Confusion About Feminism, Sexuality & Rape Culture

I am an unabashed lover of most CW series. Whether it’s from the D.C. universe, a relatable zombie, or a telenovela that boasts some of the best writing on television, I am here for it. The repeated ads on my CW app for “Riverdale” clearly meant I would have to give the show a shot. I am not an Archie comics fan and my knowledge of the original is limited to: Betty = Nice Girl and Veronica = Vixen.

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Is NBC’s “Superstore” the Most Woke Show on Television?

Unexpectedly, one of the television series most willing to tackle serious social issues like immigration comes from a good old network sitcom. I know, color me shocked too.

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I Never Thought I’d Be a Pinterest Mom - Left Hooks

I Never Thought I’d Be a Pinterest Mom - Left Hooks...

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In Search of a Perfectly Imperfect TV Mom

Television moms have been an essential part of our social fabric since we first turned that sucker on and tuned in. June Cleaver, Carol Brady, Clair Huxtable, Marge Simpson, Elyse Keaton, Angela Bower, Roseanne Connor; they’ve become America’s moms.

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Luke Perry Forced Me to Realize I'm Getting Older - Left Hooks

Luke Perry Forced Me to Realize I'm Getting Older -...

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Impostor Syndrome and the Teenage Girl

I recently volunteered at a high school to conduct mock interviews. As I sat there, simultaneously interviewing, encouraging, and giving constructive criticism . . . I noticed one thing.

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I'm Not Afraid of Immigrants; I'm Afraid of Angry White Men - Left Hooks

I'm Not Afraid of Immigrants; I'm Afraid of Angry W...

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Do Not Ask My Daughter to Smile

“Smile.” The request elicits two very dichotomous reactions from me: a pavlovian need to smile and a simultaneous “F*** You!”

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I Will Not Raise My Daughter to Be Silent, Polite, Gentle - Left Hooks

I Will Not Raise My Daughter to Be Silent, Polite, ...

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How Parenting and Politics Challenge My Inner-Introvert

How Parenting and Politics Challenge My Inner-Introvert

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Having a Baby Has Only Made Me More Pro-Choice – Kveller

A Jewish Response to Abortion – Kveller

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The Plus Side to Raising a Hell-Raiser – Left Hooks

The Plus Side to Raising a Hell-Raiser – Left Hooks...

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I’m a Feminist, and I Love The Bachelor – Left Hooks

I’m a Feminist, and I Love The Bachelor – Left Hook...

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A Typical Morning with My Four-Year-Old Means Mustaches and Ghost Poop – Left Hooks

A Typical Morning with My Four-Year-Old Means Musta...