A (Not So) Quick & Dirty Queer Reflection on Marie Kondo
June 14, 2019 7:39 AM   Subscribe

A (Not So) Quick & Dirty Queer Reflection on Marie Kondo
Earlier this year, I wrote a raw liveblog-esque analysis of Marie Kondo's first book The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up from a queer perspective. It was edited by Tove (from the original Google Doc), but it took me months to finally publish their edits. Here is the updated and edited version!
Role: Writer
posted by divabat (6 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

I liked this a lot -- thank you!
posted by brainwane at 1:22 PM on June 15, 2019 [1 favorite]

Excellent piece. Thank you for writing it and sharing it.
posted by rmd1023 at 1:26 PM on June 17, 2019 [1 favorite]

posted by Nancy_LockIsLit_Palmer at 9:25 PM on June 17, 2019 [1 favorite]

Great work divabat! I loved reading this, especially since I once worked as a professional organizer.
posted by velvet winter at 6:58 PM on June 21, 2019 [1 favorite]

Thanks for posting this essay! Many of your insights are really useful to me, particularly those addressing how the fraught process of carving out one's own space to simply be can reverberate throughout one's life vis-a-vis stuff.
posted by carmicha at 9:23 AM on June 23, 2019 [1 favorite]

this essay made me realise that divabat is the mefi mod i've wanted all along.
kudos on the writing.
posted by beshtya at 9:25 AM on July 4, 2019 [1 favorite]

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