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I love adventures: board games, movie night, walking down the park,
futzing around in a library, setting things on fire, robbing a
museum, just casual things.
UT grad from Plan II/English. I'm an outgoing introvert, so I'll
chat up strangers for hours but love staying in with friends ogling
naked bodies on Game of Thrones. Also, totally using okc as a way
to find people to build a queer movie group. Literally down to
Netflix and chill.
I'm passionate when it comes to learning and am fairly ambitious,
and I like people who are similarly engaged with progressing their
lives. I'm spontaneous and constantly seeking new things to check
out around Austin - it's important for me to be excited about my
city and my own life, and I gravitate towards others who exhibit a
similar sort of joie de vivre.
What I’m doing with my life
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I get cyclically invested in: writing, embroidery, fitness, hiking,
cooking, woodworking. Constantly educating myself about oppression,
power, and subversion. I want to be a lady-in-waiting and a
lumberjack. After all, gender is a performance or some shit, Butler
said .
Werk stuff: I write columns for magazines, short stories, and on
the more corporate side I'm a marketing editor for a tech company.
Pretty happy with my setup, as it gives me lots of time to pursue
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'Il tell you what I'm bad at: getting cultural references,
flirting with cute ladies, remembering to eat when I'm embroiled in
a delicious book, understanding fine wine
The first things people usually notice about me
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My resting bitch face, which vacillates between 'angry' and
Feminist, queer, and POC theory is all incredibly important to me.
It doesn't comprise my entire conversational repertoire but I love
discussing it in depth with people, whether they agree with me or
not. Sometimes I think that my interest in it is almost
fan-fiction-like in nature, as if we live in some sci-fi universe
and this is just the social theory about how strangely we're all
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books/Movies - GG Marquez/Yiyun Li/Junot Diaz/Kazuo Ishiguro.
Gaiman for some fantastically humorous writing. I love sci-fi and
cross-genre work. Historical biographies (Destiny of the Republic)
are really great too! Does anyone else develop deep crushes on
historical figures? For me it's Madame de Pompadour and President
James Garfield. Check out how he was elected, it's hilarious.
Music - My perfect Pandora station: Chopin, Gottschalk, Clazziquai,
Janelle Monae, Justice, and Glass Animals. Throw some Biggie in
Shows - There is no show I watch that distinguishes me from the
Austinite doctor-who-and-game-of-thrones crowd. Recent pleasure:
Black Mirror. Brazen pleasure: RuPaul's Drag Race.
Food - I cook a lot - the hotter the better. If there were a spicy
food question, it would be set not even at mandatory, but
exclusionary. Listen - Chinese people have an actual word for those
who don't like spicy food, and it's not nice.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. my extensive collection of pens
3. nail polish
5. bitchy-looking shoes
6. the young human skin I wear so nobody knows I'm a slug alien
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to be a better person. Social justice and action work. Literary
and cultural analysis. Strange or beautiful things to do in Austin.
Kindnesses towards other people.
Send me some longforms and I'll send you back my feelings charted
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with friends, hitting up strangers, cooking senselessly
elaborate meals because I get urges for everything at the worst
I like experiences over things. Especially when it's the experience
of fine buttery Italian leather over starchy polyester.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have two laughs: a pretty giggle that I practiced in the mirror
as an insecure teen and a guffaw so crude that I'll actually
I'm poly/open (not currently in a primary-type relationship), so if
you message me please keep that in mind :) I am very NSA, and
You should message me if
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You're a lover of queer politics
You read fantastic things (preferably with great statistical
analysis or anthropological data, or something insufferably
postmodern that isn't motherfucking Franzen)
A terminally ill and extremely rich person
You have a favorite historical epidemic
You're down for long conversations about incredibly intimate
things, and getting into the weird nitty-gritty
You wanna do something most people think is boring (aka bingo
nights/going to university lectures)
You're amused by terrible dancin and romancin
Also, my POC, femme, queer community - hit me up!
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