Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Human of the queer, feminist, transmasculine variety. (They/them
pronouns, please!) Born-and-bred Chicagoan. A maker of many things.
Always learning. Knee-deep in a self-inflicted second adolescence.
Overly fond of excessive hyphenation.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I spend my days doing graphic design for a tech start-up, and the
rest of my time pursing creative projects of my own, thinking
intently about life, sipping cocktails with friends, going to art
shows/performances/lectures and hanging with my hound dog (not at
the lectures though; he stays home during those).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Decorating my apartment with vintage furniture and found ephemera,
coordinating colors, inventing involved alter egos for my dog,
knowing my way around the city, making you laugh, thinking
strategically, understanding multiple perspectives, and inhabiting
the in between space.
The first things people usually notice about me
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The red hair. My boyish good looks, or so I hope.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorites include waxahatchee, lovers, cataldo, the weakerthans,
matt & kim, mirah, broken social scene, owen, the love of
everything, pavement, yo la tengo, wilco, belle & sebastian,
beulah, cymbals eat guitars, danielle ate the sandwich, passion
pit, matt and kim, paul westerberg, ryan adams. my all time
favorite song is "this must be the place" by the talking heads.
and, I openly admit to indulging in all that bad pop music on the
I'm not too big on movies and I've been trying to employ a harm
reduction model when it comes to my television consumption
My bookshelf is mainly full of books on gender/queerness,
design/branding, and art/life. There are approximately five
half-read books next to my bed at any given moment.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my hound dog
a place to go home
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
quality over quantity, always. change, growth, vulnerability,
bravery. the rush that accompanies emotional risk taking. personal
history, progression, gender, identity, embodiment. previously
unimagined realities. power, purpose, privilege, intentionality.
how I exist in the world. communication, relationships, meaning,
authenticity, integrity, belonging. and what I want my life to look
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I can often be found enjoying a mid-to-low key evening with a few
friends. Occasionally out and about. Though if we're in playing
parlour games, I probably couldn't be happier.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm a kitchen bottom. It's not really private, but I am a little
embarrassed about it, I must admit.
You should message me if
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You consider yourself to be a kind, thoughtful, creative
individual, and are in the market for a summertime
I'm more interested in male or masculine-identified suitors at the
moment, so fellas to the front of the line please!
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