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Skylar Baker-Jordan

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.

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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.