I'm a queer transman, artist, educator, activist, occasional rabble-rouser, initially-shy-but-otherwise-not flirt. My mind is open, my heart is too. I will trust you until you prove untrustworthy; I want to be treated the same.
I care deeply about the world, about the people in my life, and about making art. I also care for people who care for such things, though not exclusively.
I'm in a polyamorous relationship because I want to be open to the various kinds of connections that present themselves, and I want that for the people in my life. Connections come in all forms, and I'm equally excited about the friend forms, the just sex forms, the new date forms, the deeply-intimate everyone thinks we're sleeping together but we're not forms, the instant-connection family forms, and all the other ones I've not been lucky enough to stumble upon yet.
I work most of the time because it's what I love most and what makes me the happiest. Other things that make me happy: my amazing dog, cooking for people, going to the movies, unexpected connections, making out, wheat-free and dairy free desserts, dessert in general, a good pair of shoes, the weather when it's warm enough to wear pants and a tank top and cool enough to put on a hoodie if you want.
Learning to own my shit with grace; learning to let other people own their shit.
Movies: In the Mood For Love, Happy Together, The Sacrifice, The Mirror, I'm Not There, Chronicle of a Summer, Fig Trees, Songs From the Second Floor, Tongues Untied, Looking For Langston, Hunger, Take Shelter, Winters Bone.
Music: Frightened Rabbit, Mumford and Sons, Ottis Redding, The Temptations, Sam Cook, The National, Magnetic Fields, Band of Horses, Neko Case, Lucinda Williams, Bon Iver, Bruce Springstein, Daniel Johnston, The Decemberists, Jeff Buckley, Mates of State, The Streets, Tupac, KOS, Slum Village.
Food: Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Peruvian, Mexican.
You are a social-justice-oriented, possibly artistic, queer of any gender. Genders I find most exciting are those that people would self-describe as 'complicated' in some way.
You enjoy talking, but not to the exclusion of listening to others.
Please DO NOT message me if you are "intrigued by my lifestyle" or "want to learn more about transgender people or polyamory." Your interests are valid, but I just can't invest in relationships that are about teaching other people about myself.