I haven't visited this account in many years (via a random "3 Quiver Matches" email in my inbox) and reading back on how I described myself, I am absolutely fine with saying that I was such a dork (yes - a large whale penis). That said, that person then is still a part of who I am now, and part of the direction I am taking my life - whatever that direction may be.
Compared to a few years ago (I think it was circa 2005?), my life revolved around computers. Now, in more recent years, I have spent much of my time exploring my beliefs, both in the spiritual/philisophical as well as my morals: identifying the concepts of ideas/theories/beliefs that I've believed my entire life; exploring the extents and my ability to love and care for people; doing a lot of self-reflection on who I am, where I've been, where I'm going, and who I want to be.
I have come to appreciate my parents for all the things they've done and sacrificed for me; those of my family who have been there for me, are sticking by me and have come to understand and appreciate those of my family who don't support me, but are just trying to deal with their lives and what life throws as them in the best way that they can; and my friends who really care about me - not only about the status of my well-being on a day-to-day basis, but also my mental & physical health, work/academic performance, and my level of happiness in life.
My long academic history - exploring a myriad of different career possibilities (Computer Information Systems, Culinary Arts, Architectual Drafting, Urban Planning, Fashion Design, Sociology & Psychology & Women's Studies, Business) in different programs in different schools, while long, expensive, and time-consuming (some would say "wasteful") has led me to try to figure out what makes me truly happy in my life; what leaves me feeling not only fulfilled and satisfied but ALSO happy at the end of the day. I've already "been there" and "done that" with trying to create social change, helping people by being supportive when they are feeling like they're they only ones, being an activist, doing as much community outreach as I could manage, connecting communities, creating awareness of injustices and inequalities. I have been fulfilled. I am satisfied. I am appreciated. But at the end of the day, am I happy?
As a result of much exploration, self-reflection, and being honest about who I am, I: am fully out as a transwoman (Male-to-Female) and am in the midst of transitioning; have finally identified that I am a Transhumanist, believing in such concepts/practices as Quantum Mysticism, Animism, Pantheism, Technopaganism, among other things; I am Pansexual, Polyamorous (not to be confused with Polygamy), Kinky, and am generally sex-positive, queer-positive, and love-positive.
I am honest, interesting, and true to myself