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Katelyn Burns @transscribe Washington, DC

Political writer @voxdotcom. Still freelancing. Bylines: WaPo, VICE, POLITICO, Teen Vogue, etc “Internalized misandry made flesh” Feminist. Soccer lady. She/her

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Joined Twitter 12/9/15


When Covid-19 first hit America hard last month, the narrative was that it was the great equalizer, that in such a… https://t.co/UzjM7JBHn0
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsI definitely got put on some new blocklist that a bunch of check marks are using.Here's @SpeakerVos. He put voters’ health & lives at risk by refusing to postpone the election. He is wearing #PPEhttps://t.co/IF83UiqiBC
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsYikes. https://t.co/XPwqbgURdv(Spoiler Dispatches of Elsewhere) Just... that kiss! A trans woman kissing a man in public while the whole room claps 😭😭😭This feels like an era-defining image https://t.co/rgEwnhmk8O
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsThe F-35 program is going to lose $1.2 trillion. https://t.co/LbH1T0H6X1 https://t.co/TkCvYr3yeh
4/8
2020
👀 https://t.co/zKRWZfwtLeI got really angry about what's happening in my home state today https://t.co/oaiEtjjv0T
Retweeted by Katelyn Burns @IWriteAllDay_ @SerenaSonoma @Essence Great pieceIn my latest piece for @Essence, I talk about the absurdity of Karens referring to “Karen” as a “slur”, how this ab… https://t.co/dLlXbDdP1w
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsPour one out for those who are suffering most through this pandemic... columnists with no college protests to denounce. @blgtylr https://t.co/JNBrmdPEdySo, oddly, I’ve found routine, balance, and goals for this isolation period and it’s actually helped A LOT. I almost feel happy. @pblest https://t.co/mZ2eNgUtLu“My political rivals were right all along” is the most incredible dunk I’ve ever seen on this website. https://t.co/IxywZIovti @yumcoconutmilk I was going to take a solo vacation for the first time this year 😭GOP: Abortion clinics need to be closed because we can't have any "waste" of PPE. https://t.co/KLjXYk9irW
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsHours after one set of judicial conservatives say the pandemic isn't extraordinary enough to justify election prote… https://t.co/L95MEueMaf
Retweeted by Katelyn Burnshttps://t.co/sVPiFKvoIx https://t.co/iwqisiwfIGThe main thing that seems to be working right now to fight this pandemic is severe social distancing policies. Sett… https://t.co/j6FCyDHECD
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsTrump touts the @AbbottNews 5-minute test for #COVID19, says 1,200 machines have been shipped. Today… https://t.co/0meLMV4t0J
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsFor once I agree with the online trans crowd https://t.co/IVR8cnjYXO @MarkTMcDevitt @MorningConsult Congrats Mark! @SJGrunewald "Karen" originally applied to straight white cis women who used state power to keep Black people in th… https://t.co/xFrFQuTslT @SJGrunewald https://t.co/plmDA8vRuQSomeone should do the media pundit version of the quarantine house meme but I'm not going to do it because most of them already hate me. @ParkerMolloy @SpeakerVos Ah I see he took off his protective glasses to make this statement.… https://t.co/H2KOFl5A9bHere's Wisconsin Speaker @SpeakerVos saying that people who didn't receive ballots they requested can still request… https://t.co/vwIwYzgTkC
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsThis moment also felt righteous because it was the first time we really saw Thanos get his ass kicked over the two movies.“Loeffler herself may have expressed sadness at the fact that sports are political, but she’s contributed to exactl… https://t.co/7kmZAZOgpk
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsThese videos and pictures of Wisconsin’s voter lines amid the coronavirus pandemic are giving me anxiety. https://t.co/nvlBIA9ZKT
Retweeted by Katelyn Burnslook at how these people think. https://t.co/sISsIosSo5
Retweeted by Katelyn Burns @_MapsAndLegends Lol I know but they hooked meDisaster movies really didn't prepare celebrities for how useless they'd be in a crisis huh
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsAnd this was when the tears started streaming down my face and pooling inside my glasses. https://t.co/XTmIVe3KgfThis opening night audience reaction to #AvengersEndgame's Captain America-Mjolnir scene has been shared online!… https://t.co/nYpGYKZUSN
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsHave you had to reschedule doctors appointments related to LGBT healthcare needs because of COVID19? Are you having… https://t.co/KDLwdV2bcB
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsThese videos and pictures of Wisconsin’s voter lines amid the coronavirus pandemic are giving me anxiety. https://t.co/nvlBIA9ZKT(Spoilers) Last night's episode of Dispatches from Elsewhere was really touching for me as a straight trans woman. @benyt I read it as an appeal to include context, which is of course a basic requirement of journalism? I don't see… https://t.co/L6GqFAvCUMRemember hen I got ratio’d so hard I had to delete because I said that Black people would end up hardest hit from t… https://t.co/vS7YwMeHdEMOTHERFUCKERS, I’M 39 AND THIS IS MY THIRD RECESSION https://t.co/MapL6AcNDy
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsI’ve been wondering how many pandemics have been stopped before because we had competent governance.Local news at its finest https://t.co/mSu1KkKFBb
Retweeted by Katelyn Burns @acvalens $8500Thread https://t.co/3MYCDZ7wxpJoe Biden is Bob Dolehttps://t.co/3G1oQ4rtrPOIC https://t.co/A6u08mV9SoHow pretentious. https://t.co/eMGJvJZeFaBoris Johnson Released From Hospital After Defunding It, Shutting It Down https://t.co/Y5GPgGurNS https://t.co/aeNhTEKyDN
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Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsAnti-healing nade from across the map https://t.co/qpPqetQOMKThe party is all that matters. https://t.co/8bai58CdEE @Nicole_Mattea We have that anyway. 🤷‍♀️
4/7
2020
Congratulations @Laurelista! Repro journos who follow me should follow her! https://t.co/5eIeGukEMX
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsI will never ever ever forget the science and health writers who humored the GOP political campaign against transit… https://t.co/MukVktIvDqJonathan is upset his local Applebee’s is closed. https://t.co/RixIgONIURHot Radio Maine (104.7 in southern Maine) is going more for average people than the federal government https://t.co/Kca184pdpN
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsWater is wet https://t.co/TnlT4HoYjNhttps://t.co/8YFjvQXEQy @EricaJKilian @Psych_USA I think it’s funny, though there’s a pretty transphobic episode in season 1.This morning, the line outside the food bank at 15th St. and Columbia Rd., in D.C., stretched right around the bloc… https://t.co/hlBR8sdIcz
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsMy thoughts are with Boris Johnson and his family tonight. Thanks to the #NHS staff for their hard work and dedication.
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsWhat does it mean to enter a crippling public health crisis as a member of an already incredibly disadvantaged grou… https://t.co/yQdv6KB1O4
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsTrying to control internet slang and memes is one of the most pointless endeavors imaginable; if this activates you… https://t.co/sTlwdUiZfT
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsI saw a tweet from a white teenager whining that he can’t play super gory video games under quarantine because his… https://t.co/n0FZoHBzsK
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsCalling someone a “Becky” or a “Karen” is rooted in Black women’s critique of privileged white (or white-adjacent)… https://t.co/EXMWVTQ2N1
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsIs this church gonna whoop Jesus’s ass? https://t.co/PU6kbdhc2m
Retweeted by Katelyn Burns @transscribe Even though Ezra is nonbinary, but that doesn't matter. They shouldn't have physically assaulted that woman. End of story.
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsTrash https://t.co/7z9tv38RFNBy me: The Democratic Party must harness the legitimate rage of Americans. Otherwise, the right will use it with h… https://t.co/UBeHLTPt0o
Retweeted by Katelyn Burns @melstonemusic This is why I don’t read theoryWatching @Psych_USA reminds me of how badly I used to want to live in Santa Barbara back in the day. @SiobhanFTB LmaoJudging by what I used to see in gay bars, the timeline is a tad quicker, usually. https://t.co/XRb7RxGupYThis could’ve been us 😔 https://t.co/LRlwSMmsTPTransition timelines for fitness trans dudes: https://t.co/IZR4u9mb06This is quality trans humor. https://t.co/247jk7NWrt
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsClicking on *an article you wrote* and getting shut out by the publication's paywall really is a very specific kind of "go fuck yourself"
Retweeted by Katelyn Burnsmemes are cool https://t.co/m8KtjPw0im
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsName a better couple than cumin and paprika? @zenalbatross @misandryalex Yeshttps://t.co/rWKM1h2PeOjohn krasinski and emily blunt surprising a hamilton fan by having the entire original broadway cast join their zoo… https://t.co/EgzL6D5Ru6
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsSome Portland businesses are calling for a rent freeze. One jewelry shop owner thinks her landlord used the… https://t.co/FleyuaYGlJ
Retweeted by Katelyn Burnshas anyone else thought about how all the obnoxious billboard ads in times square continue to flash and flicker, ad… https://t.co/g8ykLO4fHS
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsMillennials living through their 2nd “once in a generation” economic collapse https://t.co/CSkTiwz0tB
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsIn light of current "Is it a slur?" fake outrage I am compelled to remind everyone that the kind of women who are r… https://t.co/MPY4gbXIGL
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsI remixed the lady who said that she wasn't worried about getting or spreading corona virus because she's "covered… https://t.co/8yjb6RRyWm
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsSweden stops treatment trial of #COVID19 with Chloroquine after some patients got severe side-effects such as seizu… https://t.co/2UiPQ7zEMg
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsILGA-Europe and TGEU call on the Hungarian Parliament to drop Article 33 of an omnibus bill, which would deny acces… https://t.co/wm6CUH88BL
Retweeted by Katelyn Burnsso amused by the number of men who suddenly realised during this pandemic that parenting is work https://t.co/EGJFqwn9Tb
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsAmazing I can leave my windows open during rush hour.is Keir going to make everyone else in the Labour party dress like him now or just his head of comms https://t.co/uBiK9Qni8l
Retweeted by Katelyn BurnsAnyways I’m a tea drinker now.Congratulations @Laurelista! Repro journos who follow me should follow her! https://t.co/5eIeGukEMXOne easy trick for me to kick my Starbucks addiction was the company closing all the locations in my neighborhood.Being Fancy https://t.co/CNBPI1IlQg
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4/6
2020

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