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Skylar Baker-Jordan

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Chicago, IL
Freelance Writer and Contributing Editor — Freelance, TheGayUK
Covers:  british politics, American politics, lgbt community, lgbt rights, intersectionality, gender

Ravenclaw. House Stark. From District 12. Contributing Editor, @thegayuk. Words: @independent + @huffpostuk. @wku alum. skylar.baker-jordan@thegayuk.com

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Biography

I'm an essayist, commentator, and journalist published in both the United States and the United Kingdom. My areas of expertise include British politics, transatlantic comparison, the LGBT community, and masculinity as a social construct. Based out of Chicago, I make frequent trips to London.

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@SkylarJordan — 2,909 followers, 18,003 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

@greendoondoon Haha! I'm so sad no one knew that song! Please tell me you know it. You take the good, you take the bad....

Sep 19, 2017

@greendoondoon @marcusjdl I don't know the answer to this but I'm being nosy and would love to see the back-and-forth.

Sep 19, 2017

I started singing the "Facts of Life" theme and no one around me recognised it. I think I'm officially old. cc @greendoondoon

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Rise Over Run Magazine. It's a now-defunct e-mag that got started in south central Kentucky. I'd never written before that.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have! I used one my freshman year of high school, and it was so retro, even then. But I remember being proud to know how to use one.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

So quite controversially, it seems, I don't use Microsoft Word--I type on Open Office--and I still carry a voice recorder from the 1980s.