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Writer. The Good Immigrant USA (Editor 2019) The Good Immigrant (2016). Quotes Fleetwood Mac. Tracey Emin said I have big tits.
Jun 29, 2018 12 tweets 3 min read
Not sure how to be articulate when crying but: Milo Yiannopolous saying his comment two days before the murders (calling for vigilante squads to gun down journalists) was a joke and a troll, is exactly why I have always found “troll” to be DANGEROUS terminology. #CapitalGazette “Troll” aligns endlessly nasty and verbally violent behaviour with an avatar, a non-real thing, erasing the very abusive PERSON who exists with the same viewpoint and hatred away from their computer.

“Troll” minimises the impact of these people.
Jun 3, 2018 26 tweets 5 min read
Kanye’s new album is a soundtrack to the viscerally agitated atmosphere in America right now. It captures the desperate, unnerved flailing of a nation thrown into a conversation on masculinity it doesnt know how to have.

None of what Ive just written is a compliment.

A thread: I hoped, thought for a moment, that first track ‘I Thought About Killing You’ would be a smart subversion about suicide and overcoming it.

But, here are some of the lyrics:
Sep 3, 2017 14 tweets 2 min read
Here's a story about the importance of being a shield for each other, and not just thinking posting some "woke" sentiments is enough: Last night I'm out with a friend. We are talking and dancing, and a man I've never seen before walks up to me and gropes me.