Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Patriarchy smashin, white privilege bashin, racism trashin,
hurricane of passion.
Pretty much a real funky mix of city boy and hardcore outdoorsman.
Let's go clubbing and then camping.
Feminist, anti-racist, general activist.
Founder of Portlanders Organized for Education Reform (POER)
POER believes that the lack of education of Portland's racist
history is deeply rooted in the current state of Portland's race
issues (btw if you think pdx doesn't have issues with racism, let's
talk! I didn't know for a long time 'cause no one every taught me.
(hence the push for education reform)) , and that through
curriculum reform we can make great strides towards progress.
As long as we continue to hide a racist past, we condone a racist
Friends First is the policy here, dig? if I'm tryna talk to you
it's because I'm interested in you as a person, not as a sexual
conquest. The friend zone is not a real thing, I've been friends
with primarily girls my entire life so either we become friends and
decide we wanna ~get physical~ or we become friends and you have a
chill, adamantly feminist, not gonna try to get with you,
"understands the struggle" (but also knows he will never TRULY
understand), guy friend.
Just fyi I am not very good at replying in a timely manner on here
so plz don't take it personally if I take a while to get back to
you I promise I will try to reply eventually!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Back from Alaska now, feel free to ask about my adventures! Right
now I'm focusing on working and making art. I do mostly
installation/interactive pieces related to social justice, as well
as purely aesthetic photography.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Explaining systems of oppression, The power of language to
perpetuate said systems and helping v privileged persons understand
why these things at important.
Camping and outdoorsy stuff
Teaching others how to camp and do outdoorsy stuff.
Free boxing/thrift shopping
Taking my socks off without using my hands.
Reciting the words to any Talking Heads song upon request
Shakin' my stuff on the dancefloor
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
My Bondage & My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (personal hero
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by
Racial Sobriety by Rev. Dr. Clarence Williams (⬅highly
White Like Me by Tim Wise
Keith Haring's journals
Forever rereading/annotating/sticky-noting The New Jim Crow by
Master of None was REALLY well done
The Newsroom, Flight Of The Conchords, The Office, 30 Rock, 3rd
Rock From The Sun
I'm a giant music nerd and I listen to lots and lots and lots of
stuff but these are probably my top five:
1) Talking Heads
3) Kanye West (if you "hate Kanye" then PLEASE I beg of you stop
just paying attention to what mass media is feeding you and
actually do some research, he's a great dude who makes amazing
4) Stevie Wonder
5) The Shins
Fela Kuti is my fucking jam
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Social Justice initiatives
Backpacking/Camping gear & fly rod
(not in order)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The remix to ignition
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
sippin on [diet] coke n rum, i'm like so what i'm drunk. it's the
freakin weekend baby i'm about to have me some fun (bounce bounce
bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce bounce)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I can show u a good time ;)
(as in take you to do fun things and treat you like a person and
not just a sexual conquest)
I can make u feel good ;)
(as in be enthusiastic about all the things about you that make you
an awesome person and take the time to make you feel valued and
I can take u places u've never been ;)
(because I've lived in Portland my entire life and know lots of
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You tryna go camping or fly fishing or rock climbing (or wanna
learn how to if you don't already know; I love to teach!)
You wanna talk about insanely important topics!
You wanna learn lots of info bout Tha Roze City or listen to good
music really loud or go dancin'
Come dancing with me and watch me get down! I promise it's awesome
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