I identify as queer. I don't think sex or gender has 2 options, and I have been attracted to various points on the rainbow spectrum from Cis men to Trans women to non-binary folks in between. I'm open to meeting anyone of any gender or orientation. I also identify as demisexual, which according to Google: "A demisexual is a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form a strong emotional connection with someone. It's more commonly seen in but by no means confined to romantic relationships. The term demisexual comes from the orientation being 'halfway between' sexual and asexual." Hope that helps.
I'm interested in meeting as many cool people as physically possible as well as networking with other poly/ feminist/ queer/ knitter/ and/or creative folks. It doesn't necessarily mean I'm interested in anything more than friendship, but I do feel like the best friendships I've ever had have ended up being more eventually (my partner and I were best friends for 2 years before we started dating and we've been dating for 5 years now).
I'm opinionated and strong-willed, but I'm not up in people's faces about it, so people rarely know me as that kind of person. :} I sometimes surprise people with my passionate viewpoints. That being said, if you don't like feminists or activists, stop reading now. I have very strong feelings about women's rights, LGBTQ rights, and racism. If you don't like mouthy women with strong feelings about the world, there's the door! :)
ENFJ personality type, if that helps. Though I feel like that changes a little bit every year.
I dabble in burlesque in my free time. I specialize in geeky burlesque, which is why I have so many cosplay pictures.
I really like hula hooping and I'm trying to get back into yoga. If you want to take a yoga class with me, hit me up, because I really want to get back into it.
I run the Milwaukee Poly group once a month at The Tool Shed (greatest business in Milwaukee), where we discuss the ins and outs of polyamory. If you're in the poly lifestyle or interested in it you're welcome to join us. It's not a dating group though, so don't come if all you're trying to get out of it is laid. I've been running the group since 2009 and it's been incredibly rewarding.
Accidentally falling into a youtube rabbit hole and coming out 4 hours later, dazed, eyes blurry and not able to focus on real life objects, and saying, "JesustapdancingChrist, it's 4 am and I have to work in a few hours. What am I doing with my life?" Then going to bed and doing the same thing the next night.
Having a sense of humor about most everything.
I want to say my green eyes, but usually people have to get really close to see them, and it's rare I let people get that close to my face. Because... Awkward.
The fact that I prefer writing on my hand to any kind of paper?
I smile a lot?
My incredible ability to seem totally comfortable in the thick tension of undeniable awkwardness? Wait... I can't do that.
Movies: Princess Bride, Fight Club, V for Vendetta, Shaun of the Dead, The Professional, Amelie, Moulin Rogue, Serenity, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Musical, Cabin in the Woods, Hot Fuzz, The Labyrinth, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The 5th Element, Rules of Attraction, Pride and Prejudice, Closer, Hard Candy, Looper, The Avengers and all Marvel movies
TV Shows: This could be a bigger section, but I'll try to keep it short..
My biggest hard limit: not liking Firefly.
I seriously don't even know if I can be friends with these kind of people. Never seen it is one thing, tried to watch and didn't get it is a whole other ball of wax, but seen it and actually did not like it? Who the hell do you think you are?!
Jessica Jones. Broad City, Sense8, Orange is the New Black, Doctor Who, Venture Bros., Community, 30 Rock, Buffy, Angel, Firefly (again: Joss Whedon is the shit, and if you don't believe that with all your heart, do not message me. Don't even try.), Arrested development (will quote randomly and not even realize I'm doing it, it's just part of my vocabulary now), Sarah Silverman Program, Parks and Rec, Bob's Burgers (I was/am Tina... in too many ways), and probably a handful more I'm forgetting.
Podcasts: Doug Loves Movies, Welcome to Nightvale, Black Tapes Podcast, Stuff Mom Never Told You, This American Life, The Nerdist, Life on the Swingset, Poly Weekly, Carnalcopia, and always looking for more.
Music: I listen to the Hamilton soundtrack at least once a week. Love QUEEN, Weird Al, Broadway Show-tunes, Hoiser, Amy Winehouse, The Postal Service, Flight of the Concords, every Disney song ever recorded (guilty pleasure), and much more. Mostly I just turn Pandora on and let them tell me good artists, new and old.
Food: Thai, Indian, and Pakistani , specifically curry, spicy foods, authentic Mexican, and sushi. I'll try almost anything once, but I know what I like. Mushrooms remind me of slugs and milk makes me gag.
2) Yarn & knitting needles
3) My phone (I might be one of those stupid millennials with their phone glued to their hand at all times, but I never miss a text, email, or call, so fuck off with the judgement)
5) Curry (Indian, Thai, or Pakistani, I love them all-- nomnomnom)
6) Cats (I have... a few) =^..^=
Human rights and what I can be doing to better the lives of the less privileged.
Where I fall on the Kinsey scale. I'd like to say I'm right in the middle, but I really swim around the spectrum back and forth depending on my mood. When it comes to attraction I'm much more likely to say female bodies please my eyes and make me say, "Daaaayyyum." But men are so much easier. I know if a guy wants to fuck me pretty easily, but the ladies are still a mystery to me. I think about sex, sexuality, and queerness a lot.
I might also be knitting, crafting, cross-stitching, or writing -- depending on what has inspired me that day. ^_^
I love ASMR videos (google it :P) and massages (hands, head, feet, whatever, but I'm not exactly referring to erotic massage so get your mind outta the gutter). ASMR videos and massages give me head tingles and put me in a fuzzy, zen-like head space that relaxes me and helps me sleep.
Men that are super quiet until they get angry and then blow up in a crazy peepants tantrum are more terrifying to me than bears, sharks, or snakes ever could be.
I don't respond to short, clipped, or one-word "heyy" messages. I get about 2-3 a day and they make my eyes bleed. Don't do it. You will get no where and you waste everyone's time in the process.
You are a feminist. This is an absolute deal breaker. If you do not believe the sexes should be equal, or if you are under the misconception that they already are treated equally, then do not message me. I don't need that kind of ignorance or negativity in my life. Thanks! :)
If you like geeky movies and want to take me to one. Marvel films are a plus, but comedies will do in a pinch.
If you're poly or interested in a poly relationship. Being polyamorous does not mean I need more than one sexual partner because I'm trying to fill some void, it means I love love and my partner does too. It means I don't limit myself from loving as much as I can when I want to and on my terms, no one else's. It means I don't let society govern whom I'm going to love, when, or how many. If you can't fathom that, then please don't waste our time.
Douchebag Warning: I refuse to date a Nickelback fan. I hate fedoras (unless you're in Indiana Jones or 4th Doctor cosplay). If you think being nice to women means they owe you something in return, if you have ever said you were "friendzoned" in a negative way while identifying as a "Nice Guy," or if you come down on the dude bro gamers' side of Gamergate, I will probably hate you.
Thanks for reading!