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Novelist, poet, critic, activist, trans woman, Londoner, sentimentalist, radical, somewhat disliked by various silly people. Read my Catullus versions. She/her

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Joined Twitter 9/17/09


I have successfully written 500 words a day for the last two weeks. Don't hate me. @ThisMariaHutch If rhey didn't spend their 80s nights dancing to the Sleaze Sisters in The Bell or going to discuss… https://t.co/X54AcyqbsM @ksej I didn't say surprised. @JaneFae I have to say I neither know nor care, though if she's not, her behaviour is far worse. But after Suzanne'… https://t.co/icWgdAIkLH
12/2
2020
@flockofwords @DominaMelody I was already in my 30s when I saw the Hughes films and Heathers but I'd got a lot of i… https://t.co/BUwwONbQQb @DominaMelody @flockofwords I assume so. @natachakennedy Bigot4bigot unfortunately. @D_Libris It's ironic. They demand to keep trans men and reject all the trans dykes they get in compensation. Luck… https://t.co/Sx0kZx4qNK @ThisMariaHutch Between 30 and 35 I went from cute straight trans girl to hot trans dyke momma. It's true. @D_Libris No stupidly I didn't screen cap the tweet which quoted her. I was too fucking angry.As I once said, I didn't go through all that to be straight. #stillqueer @HickeyWriter @stealthmunchkin They get even more pissed off when trans women who were gay or bi turn out still to be queer.Woman is not a nation state. Lesbian is not a nation state. There's no reason to import border controls and passp… https://t.co/2XMTfoGkR7They think they have the right to tell Elliott who he is. What I want to know is this. Did I miss a fucking vote?… https://t.co/kP88ijCNM9I never lied to anyone. I made damn sure that anyone who showed ínterest knew I was trans. (I've always been conce… https://t.co/VEd7C22E3GNot because of the disrespect to me because why should I care? I have had to run from the Mob: MI5 have a file on m… https://t.co/fkoTOn9gCYIn due course I fell seriously in love with a woman and we have lived happily ever after. I didn't start calling… https://t.co/HJncqHSVrOI put on weight and the men I was attracted to were less interested. At the same time lesbians asked me on dates. I… https://t.co/2JMLV06yRXWhile I was transitioning, I had a lot of sex with men and was quite enthusiastic about it. A lot of them said they… https://t.co/Qr8BtK8lA0My story is isn't everyone's and other stories are valid. During the period when I tried to present as male, I sle… https://t.co/3DyTCJuJtLOh but the transes are stealing our imaginary girlfriends... No one is stealing anyone and it shows an unhealthy s… https://t.co/vZLLue5FrpI am truly shocked that Kathleen Stock believes that Elliot owes lesbians a damn thing. He is who he is and he has… https://t.co/2UZfIhdqpd @GailSimone Basically he's a mixture of Rommel and Speer if Vader is Himmler and Tarkin is Hess. Competent. Smart.… https://t.co/5E23AxT8ncShe wrecked the country out of spite and dogma and called it reform. She was our Nixon. https://t.co/QqMj8jrcFJIt is utterly scandalous that Starmer's Labour is taking money from an Islamophobe apartheid denialist. https://t.co/LXX6WH01Hk @MagsVisaggs When Bill Barr steps back, it's because he knows you will lose and he knows what the legal punishment… https://t.co/nGegxeu6b0 @BlitzGamer210 @NeglectedMonkey @AmyDyess Nor I. (Look at the date on my piece.) https://t.co/ZPFmMUnPc2 @Chican3ry There is a trans cabal warehouse in West Hollywood just waiting to courier round special HRT-infused cop… https://t.co/ZBNDcHLbDf @NookaoftheNooks Let's face it. If anyone trans had forged this, it would be much funnier. @Dolleymore1 @MsSweetTD @benjamincohen That's precisely why people recommend puberty blockers as best practice. The… https://t.co/BXUBa51Fi7Lamb steaks baked with pearl barley, dried apricot, red onion, harissa, garlic, cashews and preserved lemon. Steamed asparagus. @flockofwords @solarcat @jacytheblue When I went to NY in my 20s, the weirdest bit was realising that steam really… https://t.co/lxDuYplpgDGosh thanks. TEEN DREAMS is my favourite among my critical books but it is also a sort of memoir... https://t.co/fBRGZzBFCWExcellent thread on Paul Conrathe. Damning without heat. https://t.co/18tdjMIt1O @DanielPolansky Pre-war he actually knows what he is talking about.This is an excellent and thoughtful thread. https://t.co/pegqzeKLq5 @2damntrans I suppose Stock could blame Derek Parfitt. We did talk about personal identity a couple of times when I… https://t.co/zmIyNTP2dC @2damntrans Gosh, there was I thinking that I realised I was trans in the 60s and transitioned in the 70s of my own… https://t.co/OPDTQpNInj @MsCCollins1 @shonfaye As if they ever were... @sonniesedge @christineburns Money they are prepared to throw into a bottomless pit in order to inflict pain. Vexat… https://t.co/4tG8Vga6iO @sonniesedge @christineburns It basically lets rich transphobes spend a lot of money trying to delay vulnerable kid… https://t.co/2LY0l6L4oVYes. https://t.co/1fZWVTzsc4My smart friend in Germany being smart. https://t.co/DbXpz7U2anThe sheer gall of Mel P. on this ... https://t.co/9asNVZ3bIq @joss_prior @Donna_Beeeee Missed her... @BoostNEffect Suez. @BecciCath @kimwillsher1 That's the one.This will cheer you up without watching any of it. https://t.co/aunBeHNR3TAnd yet we're the totalitarian snowflakes? For people like Shapiro, anything less than overwhelming dominance is… https://t.co/K22bIC8UwO @andrewducker I'm with Dr. Samuel Johnson on this. There is no settling the point of precedence between a louse and a flea. @Donna_Beeeee @joss_prior No Venice either. @DavidPaisley @theSNP @EnnylNosredna @scotgp @rainbowgreens I'm not in Scotland nor a Scot for many generations and… https://t.co/cQTJ4GjmW0 @svejky Plus In Memoriam is a pretty big exception. @svejky Browning? Either of them? Early Morris. Tennyson as lyric poet. @DanielPolansky And made no real effort to try to understand the 60s and 70s, lazily caricatures Widmerpool for eve… https://t.co/55anOoPG71 @OhmyLooper A friend with whom I have quarreled over her support for a campaign whose advocates have made public cl… https://t.co/C10fGKP4bE
12/1
2020
@TheTrashiesUK @MyQueerHeart If this was even discussed, it indicates that the Tories have been trying to destroy the EHRC for a long time. @supermattachine @RaxKingIsDead I had to go for a couple of blood tests and a CT scan. Each time there was a social… https://t.co/CCJKOdxhQj @SportIsARight @dr_i_rohl There's a third leg. Trans creativity. @Chican3ry @tfirstelizabeth @herong And Martine Rothblatt. @tfirstelizabeth @Chican3ry @herong They're already denouncing us for that on the American Right. They read about t… https://t.co/nTEepvAsd7Scriptural inerrancy but only when it suits them. https://t.co/hFNh7jjwPw @cnlester @Chican3ry @herong I always heard distant dogwhistles even in Raymond. Transphobia has always to come wit… https://t.co/rC287DMier @Chican3ry @herong I see we moved on from having an Empire to having an Industrial complex. @SzMarsupial That seems like a fair description. It was one of the prettiest shows ever. @MagsVisaggs I have a limited amount of hatred and I don't want it cluttering my head space so I tend to restrict m… https://t.co/K2JdVTiTGaThanks for this. I've been pointing out the drift to explicit anti-Semitism in trans-hostile feminism for a while… https://t.co/tuVflH6SI5
11/30
2020
@AnneOgborn @CatsCavern @geekylou @GoatSarah I remember her telling me about that before she left the UK. By then I… https://t.co/oc2fRX2AiY @mattzarb @SolHughesWriter I'm assuming the claims it makes will be refutef @DanielPolansky I am having to cope with current events in the fifth volum of RHAPSODY by setting them 15 years in the past @DanielPolansky Proust at least had a sense of where he was going. And got thereAn important thread. https://t.co/QXaPv8vH2g @HeatherKatzUK @mimmymum @DavidPaisley Neither water nor post boxes experience emotional pain. @MagsVisaggs The Velvet Underground and Nico. Mahler'sSixth Symphony. @Hollyberryboo @SalmaYaqoob There is no such thing as a TRA... WPUK have regularly said things like 'women weren't… https://t.co/1MmV2iEuKj @joey_cuppa @joss_prior @setoacnna No idea @joss_prior @setoacnna My impression when I met her was rather more positive than I expected. And her back story is a lot more complicated. @joss_prior @setoacnna Not a gigantic fan or anything but... https://t.co/bPvZlCTU3zThread. I agree. Enough people hate our guts. We don't need to fall out. https://t.co/pnGtSKlpkL
11/29
2020
@stephenwhittle @MarkOosterveen @RachelPollack1 @sunflowerpoppy @christineburns @lawrenceschimel @jolwaltonhttps://t.co/jwBldkEvs0 @alisapower Well, I shouldn't have abandoned my art for 35 years... Worst career management since Ovid pissed off Augustus.I've had the privilege of knowing Lisa for years. https://t.co/H49TlpE8dA @MarkOosterveen We all stand on the shoulders of giants. I owe it all to @RachelPollack1 and @sunflowerpoppy who he… https://t.co/QTgKubnFgV @pellowponders Still too many of course but it would be interesting to find out what they thought they were doing. @anyotherleader @mattzarb @Chevilang The failure of Milliband to nail it asap: Brown and Starling's bizarre refusal… https://t.co/LrHhPogT1V @mattzarb @Chevilang Indeed Liam Byrne presented the Coalition with a 'Profligacy caused the Crash' myth by what wa… https://t.co/j0Vl1T9Yic @Hal_Duncan That's one of our differences. I'm moderately retentive. @Hal_Duncan Whereas I've just read Procopius and Byzantine intrigue now fascinates me. Now you mention it I can a… https://t.co/1e8B9EoP2Y @Hal_Duncan The Silmarrillion gets better once Genesis is out of the way and it becomes more like the Kalevala or Homer. @Hal_Duncan As anyone who's read RHAPSODY knows, I love Quite Deep Time but tend to refract Very Deep Time through garbled memory. @secondshelfbks We - women writers trans and cis - should do you a massive benefit reading post vaccination. @Hal_Duncan Plus he and some of the EU writers wanted millennia of Silmarillion style mystical backstory. Which I'… https://t.co/Tl5GmDvzsk @Hal_Duncan Now I want to read SW fanfic in the style of Gibbon. @Hal_Duncan Oh, and why are humans such a dominant force? @Hal_Duncan Or the way all the things the Good Emperors left in place combined to screw everything the moment that… https://t.co/GiEvACnkRv @Hal_Duncan If we were ever to collaborate... @Hal_Duncan I suspect it's more like post Mauryan India where a high-minded settlement under Asoka - I'm not unawar… https://t.co/6QkBXkOlzQ @Hal_Duncan Whereas part of the problem is that there is working magic in this universe that largely smashed everyt… https://t.co/CyA51BXUid @Hal_Duncan The Jedi are a bit like C18 Jesuits. Or is that my education showing? @Hal_Duncan Equally the Republic is weird. A sort of Galactic UN where a lot of aristocrats talk high-mindedly but… https://t.co/8wRRl1QlcR
11/28
2020

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