Lily Pazner

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Lily Pazner

Lily Pazner is a junior at Cranbrook Kingswood High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan where she writes for her school newspaper. She is active in her local BBYO chapter and is a member of its executive board this year. Lily is serving on the jGirls Editorial Board for her second year and is a co-founder of Dinah, a youth group for Jewish teen feminists in Michigan. She also volunteers at Friendship Circle. In her free time, Lily can be found hiking, playing with her dogs, weaving, embroidering, and, of course, reading and writing.

Blog Posts

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Confronting Harmful Themes in Young Adult Fiction

Lily Pazner

The themes in the YA fiction I read in middle school fueled my internalized misogyny.

Topics: Feminism, Fiction
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Lessons From Andrea Dworkin: On Creating the Feminist Movement We Need

Lily Pazner

Dworkin didn’t try to make feminism trendy or more appealing; instead, her contributions were biting, radical, and definitely controversial.

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My Jewish Feminist Metamorphosis

Lily Pazner

On the day of my bat mitzvah, I started to confront my internalized antisemitism and sexism.


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