Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Curator. Content Strategist

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer specializing in entertainment, parenting, pop culture, food & chefs, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Supervising Producer on the Star Trek: Discovery aftershow.


15 Really Terrible Moments For Women In Star Trek

Long before Jaylah and Captain Janeway, there were some truly deplorable moments on Star Trek for womankind. Here's a look at 15 of them.
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Future LGBTQ History Month: Rowan Blanchard Takes a Stand

"What is the driving force behind binaries?" asks the former Disney star.

Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, An Icon for Generations

She wasn’t just a TV star; Mary Tyler Moore helped change our lives.

My Adventures in Star Trek Comment Culture

A funny thing happened when I started writing about women in Star Trek ...
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Why Are Women in Bathing Suits the New Faces of Feminism?

We've gone from burning our bras to posing in them on the Internet.
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Why I Finally Bought My Daughter an American Girl Doll (Even Though I Hate Them)

The dolls scare me almost as much as the price tag.
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Barbie Finally Gets Flats

Barbie continues her slow evolution towards reality.
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Can We Talk About Dress Codes?

It's time for parents to stand up for the girls.
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High School Prom Poster Encourages Boys to "Protect Her Character"

It also tells girls to be tidy and quiet.
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Travel Safety Tips for Women That Aren't Just for Women

Women aren't the only ones who need to be careful.
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A Middle Schooler Learns That 'Feminist' Is a Bad Word

One eighth grader takes a stan
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Why Is The Conversation About Caitlyn Jenner All About Beauty?

Posing in a bustier for a magazine is not really a representative experience of womanhood.
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Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer who used to be a TV producer, and then switched to digital, running sites like A&E and Fuse. My work most frequently appears at,, and at Scary Mommy, where I've written about parenting, lifestyle, feminism, pop culture, and just about anything else. I've contributed to The Chefs Connection (yum!), Momtastic, Women at Warp, YourTango, My Fave Places, Fuse, Great Moments in Parenting, and Purple Clover. I am also the editor of my local newspaper.



  • personal essays
  • entertainment coverage
  • interviewing
  • copy editing
  • content strategy
  • content curation
  • editing
  • writing