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Jen Richards @SmartAssJen Los Angeles, CA

life in aporia / writer-actor type / @HerStoryShow and other good things

1,130 Following   48,241 Followers   21,830 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/24/10


When we finally see more trans stories told on screen, we’ll see the trans community as we really are: a variety of… https://t.co/QQxW5DIYyr
Retweeted by Jen Richards @lingerie_addict 🥰 https://t.co/s3qUsQZY4bI have been so busy this week I haven’t had the chance to tell you all: I’m getting to moderate literally the coole… https://t.co/b7ESLaTxTu
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7/10
2020
@emilyvgordon @quintabrunson @seedandspark @Blacktress SAAAAAAME.Got a bad case of writer’s block? Join us for our next #CreativeSustainability Session, where former therapist and… https://t.co/G7ClRUzeVn
Retweeted by Jen Richards @TheRebeccaMetz @IAmCreeSummer @shelleyh253 @BetterthingsFX @pamelaadlon I started a marathon yesterday! My gf hadn… https://t.co/GhIToZWSSJ @morganmpage Giuseppe Stromboli. 😂😂😂I honestly don’t have a problem with religious exemptions. I have a problem with cherry picking what to follow and… https://t.co/kGyI2aRqhBSome of y'all have never had to sit in a room while people casually debate your existence and it shows
Retweeted by Jen RichardsPowerful people are told they are hurting people and feel victimized. Marginalized people exist and name their hurt and are terrorized.
Retweeted by Jen RichardsTrans and non-binary people are so damn powerful. I’m watching #Disclosure right now and learning so much more but… https://t.co/NAS7MvzCUW
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7/9
2020
@everythingloria @BroadwayHD Others have answered, but I’ll add that Spike Lee did the same with one of my all time… https://t.co/5JRRAvNsCd @tourmaliiine I think about you and your work literally every time I ever see Sylvia or Marsha’s name uplifted. You did that. 💖The irony is this sudden concern over ideological conformity wasn't there when journalists from marginalized commun… https://t.co/kk6NJdbxgU
Retweeted by Jen RichardsRead this thread. If you think this anti-trans discourse is new learn about Janice Raymond and the wielding of stat… https://t.co/gxNxxXSgGk
Retweeted by Jen Richards @MaryEmilyOHara @JennyBoylan Their gleeful blend of hypocrisy and smugness is just ... https://t.co/nMpNfq84ynImagine the audacity of being a person in power and signing a letter declaring that the pressing problem of the mom… https://t.co/oHt7pYg4lZOne of countless reasons it’s long past time to take control of our health care away from employers and private com… https://t.co/wL9W33IkmU
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThe venn diagram of people who think the government should control women's bodies but not mask usage is a circle.
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7/8
2020
@ChrisTuttle This: https://t.co/qhTFkgIhpA https://t.co/1gk1qm0JekEven it hadn’t been signed by people whose idea of free speech means arguing against my existence without facing co… https://t.co/X06O1YcsqE @MatthewACherry Watching your whole journey with Hair Love has been one of the best things ever about being on Twitter. 💖Dear Black voice over actors...#YoungLove, a new animated series which is based on the characters from our Oscar-wi… https://t.co/mAb1bd1hd3
Retweeted by Jen RichardsIt's time we create some lasting habits. Join writers @emilyvgordon, @blacktress, and @SmartAssJen as they chat abo… https://t.co/YleHhQRJpW
Retweeted by Jen Richards @MariBrighe I had a TikTok video take off and kept steeling myself for ugly comments and to date I’ve had ... one.… https://t.co/0VnjCFyHn9
7/7
2020
@tracelysette Same girl, same.This is bad. ICE just told students here on student visas that if their school is going online-only this fall, the… https://t.co/bL9IKL0z8c
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThe Los Angeles Police Protective League is not a union; it's a gang. It buys off politicians, intimidates critics… https://t.co/rBEtl3zj8O
Retweeted by Jen RichardsWhat Trump is doing is not engaging in a “culture war.” The term suggests equal opposing forces in conflict. Trump… https://t.co/tCX7lmGaZa
Retweeted by Jen RichardsEnd qualified immunity, hold cops accountable. It’s a ridiculous doctrine that holds govt officials to a crazy stan… https://t.co/v20jex3e0A
Retweeted by Jen RichardsToday is a good day to remind people that casting trans actors in trans roles is more than about opportunity.… https://t.co/1CCxZicj7S
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThis is why they have those films like @Disclosure_Doc on @NetflixFilm so this cycle doesn’t continue. And the mis… https://t.co/knfu7yYYWy
Retweeted by Jen RichardsAnd ppl literally fought me on this. Algorithms have changed. You have to seek it out now, it’s not trending. Prote… https://t.co/RdniDvyMwp
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7/6
2020
@hsofia Jealous! They were always at my patio in LA, but I haven’t seen any in Phoenix. I keep refilling the feeder… https://t.co/m10YRYXo1CIf you haven’t watched Disclosure Doc on @netflix to educate yourself we don’t need to be friends. This is not a joke.
Retweeted by Jen Richards @ABKman Same. Raisin croissant and a blueberry lemon brioche here.
7/5
2020
Part of what @Disclosure_Doc drilled down for me is how much the very idea of any kind of gender non-conformity is… https://t.co/1LSacvbHvL
Retweeted by Jen Richards @whatisgarcia When has a little extra brown sugar ever hurt anything tho?
7/3
2020
“America First” was popularized by the America First Committee, launched in 1940 to prevent US involvement in WWII.… https://t.co/mpbHBqaYWI
Retweeted by Jen RichardsWeekend plans? Join us, @mqff, @Qscreen and the director @SamFederFilm and cast from @Disclosure_Doc for a Q&A sess… https://t.co/sEuttMEmjq
Retweeted by Jen RichardsJoin writers @emilyvgordon, @blacktress, and @SmartAssJen as they chat about how they approach their process in the… https://t.co/jsnrvwL3zG
Retweeted by Jen Richards @AkilahObviously @matsholberg I’m carless and those are the reasons I chose Los Feliz. Independent bookshop, movie… https://t.co/wv22iAIf4II don’t think people understand. This is NYC right now. Day 30. In a row. The #BlackLivesMatter movement is just… https://t.co/TvdyY778S8
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThis is the clip everyone is talking about and circulating from #DisclosureNetflix. @SmartAssJen breaks all the way… https://t.co/K3sxrzngLP
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7/2
2020
"Anybody can fully blossom. Whatever fragrance you’re meant to bring into this world is what you’re meant to bring… https://t.co/8AuGC9F29s
Retweeted by Jen Richards @JeffLieber All I can think about is the PA who had to stand next to the helicopter and throw a handful of colored feathers at the window. 😄Rent is due today. The government gave ONE stimulus check over two months ago while we face the worst economic an… https://t.co/ycNK4cQbFh
Retweeted by Jen Richards @Disclosure_Doc @NetflixFilm @Most "Everyone"?? Lord I hope not. I was thinking aloud. What if I'm wrong! It's cert… https://t.co/umyczf4v7OBREAKING: Trump is proposing a rule allowing federally funded homeless shelters to turn away trans and gender non-c… https://t.co/e3S5WDFk16
Retweeted by Jen RichardsHappy to chat with two friends about the beautiful beast that is the process of writing. Friday, July 10th at 1pm… https://t.co/nwWP4KSVkh
Retweeted by Jen RichardsSylvia Rivera was a staunch opponent of the bourgeois cis white gay elite that has ignored trans women of color for… https://t.co/aHBQdM4TE7
Retweeted by Jen RichardsEveryone in media needs to watch @Disclosure_Doc. https://t.co/mzHD43kz2w
Retweeted by Jen Richardsnormalize not responding to people on with the American flag in their Twitter name
Retweeted by Jen Richards @saint_caz @Disclosure_Doc @netflix Oh my. That’s really beautiful. Thank you Claire. 😢💖
7/1
2020
👇 The event sold out, but you can still donate below and be eligible for the raffle prizes. https://t.co/OtGLjo5E26 @bluestockings Thank you! I’m in, and loving it, but I had a friend who didn’t make it and wants to give. 👍 @bluestockings Is there a way for people to donate to tonight’s effort even though the event is sold out? I only se… https://t.co/w1DzLXLA6HThe streets are not talking enough about #Disclosure on @netflix and it's upsetting me and my homegirls!!! So let's… https://t.co/5kFXSKZYKs
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThis is my favorite bookshop in NYC and such a valuable space. Pitch in for some great raffle prizes! @bluestockings https://t.co/6TADqsBaNeWelcome to this week’s Twitter chat on the #BlackTransLivesMatter movement. For the next hour @benkellerman_ and… https://t.co/NvhGkcoZmI
Retweeted by Jen RichardsLATEST: I wrote for @VogueMagazine about why it’s time for a massive prioritization and resourcing of the Black tra… https://t.co/63ypPLhle1
Retweeted by Jen Richards @morganmpage You being so complimentary is a bit off brand and makes me nervous. 😆
6/30
2020
@MichaelCoggin @Disclosure_Doc Honestly, me too!Something worth noting about most of us in @Disclosure_Doc: we're actors. We've had to also be activists, to fight… https://t.co/5gAB13Y3G4 @LAist https://t.co/tDsjTeX3hpThis is one of my favorite moments from @Disclosure_Doc because it showcases the intelligence, humor, and abundant… https://t.co/bRWxqqsEYP @jizlee I talked about the importance of trans sex workers & porn. It’s where I first saw trans bodies, where I lea… https://t.co/z9anZ7KbNRTomorrow is the final day to donate to @TransLifeline for @GiveOUTday! We're matching the donations we get for Tran… https://t.co/De1T80Hk9f
Retweeted by Jen RichardsAs 45 million Americans lost their jobs, U.S. billionaires made $584 billion. https://t.co/D16a8QUGkc
Retweeted by Jen RichardsBREAKING: The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that was designed to close abortion clinics and cut off acc… https://t.co/r0MCCuDoEe
Retweeted by Jen RichardsSpeaking of #Pride, if you haven’t already, today’s a perfect day to watch @Disclosure_Doc on Netflix. A highly nec… https://t.co/8QyClVjTU9
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6/29
2020
When something racist happens at work and you text me and say “That was fucked up,” that’s nice. But when you say i… https://t.co/xHbviVOKYP
Retweeted by Jen Richards @TheRebeccaMetz Did you macerate the cherries with the peaches? I’m going to try this. 🤞 @TheBrianMichael Bizarre Love Triangle (New Order). As soon as I hear the opening chords I’m akwardly swaying in a badly lit auditorium. @shadipetosky https://t.co/qDRxzHVkEKwhy is making men feel manly enough literally the job of the rest of us https://t.co/LBG9biKh2x
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6/28
2020
I know everyone else has already said it, but let me reiterate, go watch @Disclosure_Doc on Netflix. Required viewi… https://t.co/H2lQIPoRDV
Retweeted by Jen Richards @beeragon Beautiful!!! 💖💖💖Three more days to participate in @GiveOUTday for #PRIDE2020. We're raising money for @TransLifeline- the more peop… https://t.co/Pmt8MShCdJ
Retweeted by Jen RichardsI watched the documentary 'Disclosure' last night on @netflix and it's fantastic. I learned so much and the voices… https://t.co/vTXQ4hN223
Retweeted by Jen RichardsIf admitted to the Union, D.C. would be the first majority-Black state. Think about that subtext when you hear Rep… https://t.co/HEpwnl4aNi
Retweeted by Jen Richards @MichelleNWrites https://t.co/slqwfTzSAbThis is of absolutely no importance right now, but turning Skittles grey for Pride when they're already the most ra… https://t.co/VfLUYAfTQi
6/27
2020
The people of DC deserve full representation, just like we all do. Mitch will block it, because he believes in dis… https://t.co/ZULNvaj7c3
Retweeted by Jen RichardsAnother was seeing Portrait of a Lady on Fire and being so stunned that we didn't snap out of it until an employee… https://t.co/D59N3JtsBaThe one that stands out for me is seeing Thor: Ragnarok at Arclight Hollywood. When they showed Chris Hemsworth shi… https://t.co/R25Y4WrGhDWyoming has 578,000 people, is 92% white and has 2 senators Vermont has 624,000 people, is 94% white and has 2 sen… https://t.co/Cb39cdwhus
Retweeted by Jen Richards @BreneBrown @Lavernecox You’d only seen the trailer at the time of the interview. Have you had a chance to see the… https://t.co/tEllFRWBxBNever forget that the modern gay rights movement began as a RIOT against police brutality. It wasn’t pretty. Proper… https://t.co/ESWepqqCYJ
Retweeted by Jen RichardsA toast to Ajita Wilson, Tracey Africa, and all the powerful Black trans women that paved the way! We celebrate you… https://t.co/CgxEhIYQeD
Retweeted by Jen RichardsThe governor is re-opening the case of #ElijahMcClain and his murder — keep it going — https://t.co/dUpiMOFmqZ
Retweeted by Jen Richards👋🏾 Today @TheBrianMichael and @anderfinn are taking over Great Big Story's Instagram account to talk about Netflix'… https://t.co/ZaENl9jVhH
Retweeted by Jen Richards @robinshoots I had gotten tired of the game, but this will absolutely get me back into it. @zekerchief @Disclosure_Doc ZEKE! https://t.co/4BBQ3RmhOa @eanweslynn Yes! I always think that too when I see those. There were enough black people in England for Queen Eliz… https://t.co/zIu9OQDTXq
6/26
2020
#DisclosureNetflix engrossingly illuminates the history and effects of the way transgender lives are depicted onscr… https://t.co/7hfW32WRRa
Retweeted by Jen RichardsI'm looking to amplify black trans writers today. Holla at ya girl. I only know of the queen that is @janetmock but… https://t.co/Iel3mj6MXO
Retweeted by Jen RichardsWe need at least a 5 part series to even scratch the surface of the incredible work about trans people made outside… https://t.co/OAD6H5ybQj
Retweeted by Jen RichardsLiterally the ONLY explanation for this is stupidity and selfishness. That's it. Stupidity, and selfishness. https://t.co/GBmDuygZ2a @monaeatsLA @TomCottonAR 👏 https://t.co/jfYSP5oVUm
6/25
2020

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