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Brighton-based Journalist. Jack of no trades and master of none.

1,104 Following   851 Followers   7,231 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/10/09


@rtjpoet @IAmSimplySamuel @junodawson Thanks. That’ll save me having to read more confident and yet willfully ignorant posts. @IAmSimplySamuel @junodawson 'Known' by some. Refuted by others. But I guess those who mass block don't want or get the full picture. @mrjamesob I'd suggest the BBC's Karens podcast but it informs me only women need educating. And only women over 35… https://t.co/gxVDKiJeqt @theAngieTaylor I remember this. You were easily the best dressed at Valhallas Angie. 😍Just found this old article from the Guardian about #Punkrock that features "then and now" strories about punks, in… https://t.co/5y7eZvKy73
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @junodawson Evidence of cancel culture includes mass blockings on Twitter simply because of who people follow. It's… https://t.co/XkBu7H2jDV @bindelj I tried to Jennifer reply but I'm, um, cancelled. 🤔Women's voices ignored because they are women. AGAIN. https://t.co/8OVChrGvkr
7/8
2020
I am a feminist but I’m not blind to the failings of this movement. ‘Burn your bra’ for example was no doubt though… https://t.co/sVmBwQUFHn
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7/7
2020
@Evey________ @TrinerScot Yep. Whoever he is. 🤷‍♀️
7/6
2020
@lecanardnoir @Channel4News @Glamrou I'm following you simply because you said 'flapdoodle' which is the best word I've seen all week.The pubs are opening again, can people be trusted not to spend the whole day getting drunk in the sun? Mother Natur… https://t.co/K2Su26NvF9
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7/4
2020
.... and that we welcome his recent apology. The Savoy is an ally to all communities - as colleagues, guests and visitors.”
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsUPDATE: @TheSavoyLondon has issued a statement on its Literary Ambassador #damianbarr: “The Savoy is a supporter of… https://t.co/XAX0mMlrcq
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @Letslaugh1419 @seankent @ripx4nutmeg Women can be misogynists. We are all subject to the same messaging & many women internalise it.
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7/3
2020
The NHS no longer says puberty blockers are reversible – why? 🎧 ▶ @deb_cohen talks us through the medical questions… https://t.co/IFsVQdaOUy
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @NickyAACampbell @ThatTimWalker That must have been after your Northsound era. That makes me feel old AF!
6/30
2020
@PinkNews How progressive. And yet the ‘suck my lady cock’ extremists who massively trolled JK Rowling are still he… https://t.co/idDDKzjDYR @BluskyeAllison Thank you for doing this. We are a group of trans women & we agree with you & agree with protecti… https://t.co/jqxGhduado
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6/27
2020
@Lachlan_Edi It reminds me of this photo https://t.co/hdJnUGwJqgDo you regard JK Rowling is guilty of hate speech? "She has fallen in with the wrong crowd". She has fallen in with… https://t.co/XYJjryV35h
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsJust saw a post that said ‘if women tried hard enough and worked together, they could end male violence’ And I’m… https://t.co/6xzpjpUsj0
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6/24
2020
@BBCHelenCatt @LouiseCStewart1 Nails on fleek! 💅
6/23
2020
Won’t shut up about this shit https://t.co/6YF5UzmgIo
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @CoastalJJuk Thank YOU more like! What a sight for sore eyes on a Monday morning. 😍 #LoveSussex'Selsey at dawn today'. @HollyJGreen @WeatherAisling @BBCSussex @SussexLifeMag @BBCWthrWatchers @STPictureshttps://t.co/Eq290T4YVy
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6/22
2020
My favourite so far. What a great picture! https://t.co/WDdJ1un0OdThe little girl Mrs. Beamish saw skipping rope in Daisy’s old dress, by Amelia, age 12 @jk_rowling #TheIckabog https://t.co/NMLERwQbB8
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @sophiecooktalks I see litter building up and smell car fumes again and fear the bounce back to our 'normal' dirty… https://t.co/ynP1CCnYU2
6/18
2020
I know an old woman that swallowed a fly. She’s blocked. https://t.co/uOkXqDgcyE
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards'Rough sex' defence will be banned, says justice minister. Brilliant news, fantastic work by those who campaigned… https://t.co/8GBb5jjHyA
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsGot books you've cleared out and not sure what to do with them? HMP Pentonville library would be thrilled to recei… https://t.co/JtN3KAUCqN
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6/17
2020
@CoggonMichelle @MenAtWork_MC @dianevk Spot on. Thanks for sharing. @MenAtWork_MC @dianevk This is brilliant. https://t.co/ALmKDceKMx
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6/16
2020
“I would go on record saying that there is probably one gay or bisexual person in every football team” https://t.co/KZRsQBzbWu
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards#Pride leaves me salty bc Storme DeLarverie’s role (the Black/mixed butch lesbian behind the Stonewall uprising) is… https://t.co/aX4zNfWkFs
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards'There is a misogynist streak in trans activism, huge aggression and we are not asking for anything unreasonable.'… https://t.co/ZX6MYSqyaV
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsWhy is the term 'people who menstruate' so controversial? JK Rowling faced backlash for being 'anti-trans' after t… https://t.co/q9YTlgLZWK
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsAbsolute scenes here in #wellington. #BlackLivesMatter #blacklivesmatternz https://t.co/mkw43jm6GS
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6/15
2020
We can sneer at the down-market Daily Mail all we want but the cloak of respectability given to noxious outpourings… https://t.co/kHnrzmKYym
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @surreyspinster Wow!https://t.co/zFgnJ3l1FB Woman author says sex is real and people lose their shit. Male author makes the case for… https://t.co/mRKvjxUEew
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @jameelajamil @DrJessTaylor Ok but let’s not be SO accommodating that we end up letting the wolves on too. @PinkNews OWNED by ch4 FactCheck. https://t.co/o6L64GitczPremier League players will have their names replaced by 'Black Lives Matter' on their shirts for the first 12 game… https://t.co/gzUDMiB6L5
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6/14
2020
Black Lives Matter protesters in #Brighton https://t.co/ZATa5UzcKt
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsAnti-Black Lives Matter protesters told off for drinking at #Brighton war memorial @BBCSussex @bbcsoutheast https://t.co/uoLmMZsrue
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsBrighton #BLM https://t.co/VlgZePWt8s
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsMeanwhile in Brighton this is 2 mile long silent #BLM protest. https://t.co/DAxr1PmMAU
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @JammersMinde @ruthserwotka Ok you make a good point.
6/13
2020
@ruthserwotka Oh come on. I’m no OJ fan but - credo where it’s due- he’s saying the right thing here.Great debate on @BBCSussex right now on @jk_rowling furore. All views welcome. Have a listen or get involved.I'm on @bbc5live in a minute talking about @jk_rowling's blogpost
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6/11
2020
A petition has been setup calling for a sign be added to the #QueenVictoria statue in #Hove "explaining the impact… https://t.co/E4JBUsMky9
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsNigel Farage embodies everything that is institutionally racist about the United Kingdom. He lives in the wrong era… https://t.co/82wVTsHVWI
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @KatieSBarker And managing to do it easily. 😠
6/10
2020
This is the kind of 'attention' JK Rowling has been receiving for questioning the erasure of female language to des… https://t.co/egjY7Id16M
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsAnybody else waking up with an indescribable feeling of rage on how much the world hates women? Gonna make art abou… https://t.co/C7yJmq6hsB
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsDisappointed at @guardian for this completely one-sided piece. https://t.co/dcusQMsIxtHundreds lined the High Street in #Lewes in a #BlackLivesMatter vigil last night https://t.co/hoKHP4iklY
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @Jsoosty People need to let it be known to media organisations with one-sided coverage, and those who are dodging t… https://t.co/YhLMyj0aNLJust checking who we need to Officially Listen to this morning. *scans list*. Nope. Women still not on there, not e… https://t.co/i9bxBEPQ4Z
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsThis is awe inspiring and almost unparalleled display of human solidarity. But it also serves as a sobering warnin… https://t.co/dm2YhIjl46
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6/9
2020
"I've never felt as shouted down, ignored, and targeted as a lesbian *within* our supposed GLBT community as I have… https://t.co/xsUlweGWFU
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @AzzaEzza @junodawson Trans people, gays, lesbians, de-transitioners - even just 'sensitive boys' or 'tomboys'. All… https://t.co/sdl4RyhuXu @AzzaEzza @junodawson Not sure what's 'abundantly clear' from her tweet but she says 'I know and love trans people'… https://t.co/ehL2l9neVv @AzzaEzza @junodawson No one self identified as a ‘terf’. It’s a misogynistic term of abuse levelled at women. It’s… https://t.co/qTQyYgoXjEI GOTTA say this...@jk_rowling is one of the most supportive people I have ever met with regards to individuals cho… https://t.co/OzpJvAuzTn
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @AzzaEzza @junodawson Except that JKR gives her fortune away, quietly, to those who need it more. @pigsinspace3 @nmjcoveney @junodawson I agree that’s an issue which needs to be addressed. Even in academia it’s ha… https://t.co/mbprLLhqDs @woodman_chloe @this_sminks @junodawson The fabulous Marsha p Johnson identified as a man and a drag queen. Maybe t… https://t.co/U9QOBSea0d @pigsinspace3 @nmjcoveney @junodawson I want to educate myself on a range of opinions in the hope this debate can b… https://t.co/AtdMhn6vSn @this_sminks @junodawson She’s making the point about how, if you deny biological sex, you deny same sex attraction… https://t.co/BLYS6TJOc6 @nmjcoveney @pigsinspace3 @junodawson Wrong! I want to hear Leah’s opinion. Echo chambers serve no one as is blatan… https://t.co/1fjsxSFxtD
6/7
2020
@junodawson Aw I feel you. In that same parallel world I’m on a beach in Majorca with my beautiful Spanish novia. 😞
6/5
2020
@bn1magazine A man was stabbed in the early hours. Police are investigating.
6/4
2020
'Bullied' Brighton-based children's poet speaks out. https://t.co/hTa1mWsOE8 @katebeales13 I've just been alerted to my back pack by a friend. Unpacking is a relief!Your Lincoln Memorial this evening. https://t.co/QByGgWeDDm
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6/3
2020
@929violet @LESBIANROBlN Now that I can totally get behind.Twice in two weeks now!! @DailyMailUK please stop calling these 'honour killings' They are MURDERS. https://t.co/vqSA6LI9yW @PinkNews Of course trans rights are human rights. Trans people are humans. What's this really about? @Jsoosty Don't despair. I had that issue for a couple of years at that age too. It's all grown back. I never got to… https://t.co/5tT9eJUDiF @LESBIANROBlN I note some answers are hidden on this thread by the OP. Perhaps those which point out that butch les… https://t.co/LJOyHCshmX
6/1
2020
📟📟Team tasked earlier this evening to reports of a wind surfer in trouble close to the West Pier. Then re tasked to… https://t.co/lZ9vF10oww
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @bindelj That HAS to be a joke though. @AllisonFerns1 @BBCSussex I’m still awake! I recommend a siesta. 😴This is an ASTONISHING decision by the CPS - a woman's violent assault is not being prosecuted because the man accu… https://t.co/qd9mY0Pn5r
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5/31
2020
Managed to capture footage of @SpaceX Rocket ship flying over the UK! https://t.co/lc8fQdCApC
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5/30
2020
Over the past few months, people in #Sussex have told us how they’ve been making a difference in their communities.… https://t.co/ChJJ1rml0e
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @RadFemLawyer @Lachlan_Edi https://t.co/U9BJjUiaaVWhat a great thread. People can’t get away with changing history to suit their narrative. It’s like trying to build… https://t.co/gWgrHJF0FuThis lucky jet skier was joined by a pod of dolphins off the Sussex coast. 🐬🐬🐬🌊 https://t.co/mHj9bU9ryH
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5/29
2020
Sealed with a kiss! Belfast couple Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni Edwards, 27, will get married in Carrickfergus on… https://t.co/PnoNu6hy2N
Retweeted by Jo Rickhards @AliceWatkyn No there’s one in Milton Keynes called Nathan. @SBCranford You drew the short straw.'It is time for Home Affairs to end its preoccupation with external threats and instead address the threats within.… https://t.co/RA2YExZDJ0
Retweeted by Jo RickhardsBoth @Tesco and @sainsburys locals near my office have abandoned their #vegan offerings. I don't want to eat crisps… https://t.co/nr5UUBBdJg
5/27
2020

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