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Britni de la Cretaz @britnidlc britni@britnidlc.com

Writing sports, gender, & queerness: everywhere. National Women's Football League book coming Fall 2021 from @BoldTypeBooks. The “z” is silent. They/them.

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Joined Twitter 3/9/09


@LVikkiml It’s a coping tool lol @pauladennan Thank you!"I thought my queerness involved being attracted to a spectrum of genders that included cis men. I’d later come to… https://t.co/XuLKHlwKxw
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazdid the closet door in this hallway and we love it but it now means we will have to do all the doors... and there a… https://t.co/4yWZht1uDfI interviewed Mackenzie Davis—you might remember her as Cameron from Halt & Catch Fire, or Yorkie from San Junipero… https://t.co/BDUdk8AZEt
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazhttps://t.co/nVlbfOPzsR https://t.co/W8QBWCyBAeHey parents, just a little reminder that your LGBTQ+ kids who haven't yet come out to you can hear your homophobic… https://t.co/qevg7ovA38
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11/26
2020
Billy Tipton's story has been the inspiration for plays, novels, cabaret acts, and one deeply flawed biography. A n… https://t.co/d4brYLVTOv
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @literElly One of my stories got syndicated at yahoo sohad to pull my contact form off my website, if you were wondering how my evening is goingMy child asked to go to bed at 5:30 pm 😳For my first ever @lithub piece, I talked to independent bookstore owners and booksellers about anti-racism books,… https://t.co/s60c4Rc674
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz🏛️BREAKING: The Trump campaign LOSES another round in the PENNSYLVANIA state courts. This case involved the campaig… https://t.co/biv16qtePm
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazOver at @baseballpro, I wrote about Kim Ng, the constant whitewashing of Ng's hiring, and the fact that MLB is the… https://t.co/hicXbmbUM5
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @jeannakadlec My friends and I are doing a virtual double viewing next week! So long to waitJoin us in solidarity to demand the immediate resignation of our Executive Director, Emily Callen. Read our open le… https://t.co/Tz99rDoesn
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazIf anyone uh needs someone to write about the NWHL news or cover the tournament I am literally right here.
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @AEOsworth It’s true 💁🏻 @LaMalcriada17 @black_metallic @BitchMedia It's so good!!.@black_metallic & I talk about the formulaic nature of addiction literature, how growing up in a Jewish home can m… https://t.co/bGhyaHdYmpI interviewed @black_metallic about her book, "Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls" for my latest @BitchMedia f… https://t.co/wsxdjPB0cZsame tho https://t.co/Xx6Bof6e3nafter I read “Saffron Farm” aloud to my wife, she demanded more of @crf_pdx’s stories. this baby just came in the m… https://t.co/nhgjNEwTRC
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazWith @HappiestSeason dropping today, 2020 is the year of the gay yuletide! https://t.co/4pG1nzZWdG
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazThis powerful, honest essay by @britnidlc for @CatapultStory that explores sex and attraction and identity and rips… https://t.co/mNMLwLd3O4
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazIt's been 8 months of isolation and the end still really isn't in sight. So I talked to an astronaut, a researche… https://t.co/nxXrrfdqU1
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazAt least now I know where the weirdos in my mentions came from yesterday!Well this is a fun thread!! Which I only found because one of them linked to my essay 🙃 https://t.co/gvHR6AM1Djwowowow I’m in great company in this thread 👀👀 @draw_gregory @crf_pdx https://t.co/lWKbuvXZ0C"I had come out when I was nineteen, to little fanfare, first as bi, then as queer, but always with cis men as an o… https://t.co/pcdUNdNOTv
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @DrShannaK We hired someone to do it when we first moved in so I’m not sure! @dm_clover @sadydoyle I personally love my tits, though I have dysphoria around them when they become the object of… https://t.co/MMMLuM6OHo @dm_clover @sadydoyle I never wanted kids but I decided getting pregnant would give me a goal & if I had a goal may… https://t.co/Sdj8zF9P0L @sadydoyle @dm_clover lol I have just realized that many of my pregnancy struggles were probably dysphoria.@SorayaMcDonald's lecture on THE WATERMELON WOMAN is now available to seminar attendees! Haven't registered yet? Y… https://t.co/4YIcUwhcK1
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @dm_clover @sadydoyle !!!! David!Red Sox are going to go from Mookie Betts to an outfield with a player who *at best* watched his teammate commit se… https://t.co/BlmAFVnrzm
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazThe National Women’s Hockey League today announced a plan to play the upcoming season and 2021 Isobel Cup Playoffs… https://t.co/57zV9fXLp3
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazI have so much already-commissioned work to do so ofc my brain wants to write this ridiculous essay instead.Diana Vreeland; Matthew Williamson; Kelly Wearstler; Cassie Nicholas https://t.co/EiSrRqzbiTYou can now pre-order @prisonculture’s book (🎉yes you read that right!!!) thru our online store! Pre-orders are cru… https://t.co/rDxLMRmgj1
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazhahahahahaha now she’s mad at the thanksgiving assignments and she keeps interjecting into her zoom class to tell t… https://t.co/utWmX5KLLVjust told my kid why we don’t celebrate thanksgiving in our house and after my long speech she said, “ok, can you stop talking?”exclusive: Penguin Random House Canada staff say the publishing giant ambushed them with news of Jordan Peterson's… https://t.co/W5kgmxJpTy
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz“Only about 250 kids actually showed up because they were warned by teachers and coaches that they should not atten… https://t.co/mFoNOn8SGe
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazA young protest leader known for his energy and optimism amid Louisville's movement for racial justice became a new… https://t.co/ChclmcvDoP
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazAre you sad about not seeing family or having a “traditional” holiday season this year? Here’s an essay I wrote abo… https://t.co/sCIefD8cAkHolidays in prison are usually sad - but I think 2020 has made them even sadder. Here’s an essay and thread on T… https://t.co/pgvoWXEMYg
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazEveryone is talking about the Queen’s Gambit so I wanna share this @emmabaccellieri story about chess champion Lisa… https://t.co/CsGc5OWVt6I haven’t slept in days 🙃COSIGN !!!! Editors get it together, this is a great piece waiting for you https://t.co/siUXrrVOqV
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazsomeone hire niko to write the grimes story https://t.co/Agsj9i5s7ki just LOVE being in the all powerful trans writer cabal,,,while almost none of us have salaried positions or benef… https://t.co/9ALYD2fShl
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazIntroducing the latest evolution of Xtra: a fresh makeover, an updated logo and a new website that builds on our le… https://t.co/fbbUKqWGWP
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @crf_pdx Yeah!!! @crf_pdx https://t.co/6HblvHG9yGhttps://t.co/25aifZTyq8
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @crf_pdx I’m already obsessed honestly, I love this album so much🙃🙃🙃 https://t.co/WJsHdEZq42Please read the original essay (https://t.co/QZbnIIfIFT) by Dr. Bradley (@redclayscholar), whose excellent work des… https://t.co/XtfKcDwhIa
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazSouth Dakota is in a COVID-19 crisis. Our positivity rate is now 60% - 6/10 people who test will be positive. We le… https://t.co/qzptpvFTKI
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazWell now that I’ve stayed up until 2:30 I might as well wait another half hour for the folklore movie dropif you’re a person of color interested in writing for children’s media, apply to Sesame Workshop’s fellowship progr… https://t.co/x5LodJsxVU
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazDiana Ross photographed by Frank Carrol (1969) https://t.co/tvwKPs7UFW
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazif you’re gonna make a transphobic joke, at least make it clever 🙄 https://t.co/qDcHcxVspL @jaythenerdkid 😍😍😍hahahahahahaha they really bought another self-help book from this hack after he had a year-long breakdown from his… https://t.co/F1Y69Ke1Df
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazall of my plans for the future involve me waking up tomorrow with a sudden sense of discipline and adherence to rou… https://t.co/qMmqCKmMs2
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @1demerith OmggggPlease help, these are some truly great folks, who are attached to my Boston organizing community. https://t.co/uCyS0lypd2
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazhere is a brief, incomplete list of things to consume that are not The Movie https://t.co/pHVNlNZ3o9
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazstill need the zebra print rug & polka dotted curtains & the Buffalo plaid bedding & art on the walls BUT! my kid h… https://t.co/3Z0HPETovYI know I’m depressed because I haven’t taken hot pictures of myself in like a weekIndiana has asked the Supreme Court to allow the state to refuse to recognize queer couples as the parents of their… https://t.co/vzk8TTBBUQ
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @jennmorson @WillsHorn @KKregman Good move, Will is fantastic @WillsHorn @KKregman I’ve never pretended to be working-class!! This is amazing, truly. Never once have I said I co… https://t.co/BGKXSuiu88Not all of us have family or homes to go to for the holidays, and this year is an opportunity to rearrange what tha… https://t.co/PnNkZ0uggz
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz @BrittneyBush Also likeeeee I didn’t say anything about my grandma being an artist for a living??? lol she literall… https://t.co/f3RUr0NymE??????? https://t.co/NybS28tBhrmy grandma, an artist: “what are you doing?” me: “oh, we’re hanging my partner’s art in the apt” my grandma: “he ha… https://t.co/DBUTvtKx5bThe first daughter tried, among other things, to credit the Trump administration with a fall in greenhouse gasses,… https://t.co/y5Fh1eO8O0
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11/25
2020
Yall Raphael Warnock just visually called Kelly Loeffler's attack ads dogshit, I am dying https://t.co/cPEM87hNhQ
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazpls speak for yourself https://t.co/6pJZTsOKc0
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazI mean, WHO HASN'T faked a son??? https://t.co/qzAvPzLQb0
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazevery time i've fallen asleep in the last few days I have had the most intense anxiety dreams and I hate it, thanks @iproposethis @jdesmondharris YesToday on @LockedOnWBB, I’m talking about @WNBA_vintage and @AllDecade14’s Players Tribune article. Listen anytime… https://t.co/o1hbmw3m5a
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazIn my latest newsletter, I outlined the writing process of the essay I published at catapult last week. One essay t… https://t.co/GW95MfzPdY @jdesmondharris The person who did this needs to lose his job, my god this is so fucked upI miss Color Spalsh with David Bromstad on HGTV because the design isn’t boring AND the inspiration for the rooms c… https://t.co/tI6BhVZOQxA bisexual person does not have to be in a relationship, “experiment,” or have sexual experiences to know they are… https://t.co/opFRF5dsDn
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretazat this point basically you should be subscribing to substack and then you get access to all these people's work. b… https://t.co/AHFCan4amN
Retweeted by Britni de la CretazIn my latest for @glamourmag, I wrote about a disturbing trend: grandparents lying to their kids about their COVID-… https://t.co/cwuQ8QHiqM
Retweeted by Britni de la Cretaz9 community organizers have been displaced after their home caught fire. They have been organizing COVID mutual aid… https://t.co/DgCt9ECIPilololol I love this https://t.co/g6DU5tXmxUEXCLUSIVE: @JoaquinCastrotx and @davidcicilline have introduced a bill that will direct the @StateDept to review th… https://t.co/EcKi1speIn
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Retweeted by Britni de la CretazWas absolutely delighted to pen my 🕯 gay candle manifesto 🕯 for @AptTherapy. Super excited about this one, which fe… https://t.co/Ggurmcz7Le
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11/24
2020

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