I’ve been blogging for roughly twelve years, and writing online daily for longer than that. It’s both just a habit and vastly more than a habit. Sometimes it’s nearly compulsive. There are so many listicles online about what makes an effective blogger, and how to blog to succeed in business, but I think it can be boiled down to two words. Continue reading →
Feministe is my oldest existing contribution to the internet. I began the site in late 2000 way back when nobody knew what the word “BLOG” meant, even me. This site was both personal and an extension of my college studies, where I explored feminist practice and theory from the comfort of my own bedroom. Here I wrote extensively about the intersections of feminism, teen- and single-parenthood, social class, life in the Rust Belt, and pop culture.
From 2000-2005 I was the source of 100% of all site content, including images, written content, and technical features, including the iconic “gun girl” logo. Today the award-winning site is spearheaded by the great young entrepreneur Jill Filipovic and a wonderful team of women who write, grow, and design this thriving online community.
Today I am no longer a content contributor, but I do consult on some technical and community issues.
About Lauren Bruce
Lauren Bruce is the founder of the award-winning blog Feministe, and co-founder of local magazine Think Lafayette (RIP 2011-2016). She loves Twitter, bikes, kids, animals, cooking, yarn, gardening, politics, and the auction hustle. For more, see her bio and greatest hits.