My 101

  1. I am female.
  2. I am in my young-20s.
  3. I spent four years working as a gymnastics coach.
  4. My undergrad degree was in Women’s Studies and International Affairs.
  5. I like studying about Human Rights.
  6. I went to alternative schools for 6th-12th grade. They very much influenced who I am now.
  7. I am doing graduate work in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  8. I’ve studied abroad in Europe.
  9. I identify as queer.
  10. I have an uncertain relationship with “femme” as an identity. It’s a reoccurring theme.
  11. I am out to all my important family except for one set of grandparents.
  12. I’m not sure I ever want to tell them.
  13. When I came out to my mom, she sent me on vacation to California.
  14. I’ve studied Spanish and German, but not enough.
  15. I was in a ballet company as a child.
  16. I was also in a competitive contemporary dance company.
  17. I restarted gymnastics at the ripe old age of 15.
  18. I was part of my college’s club gymnastics team until my body couldn’t take it anymore.
  19. I was in the circus for a couple of years.
  20. I still have scars from circus.
  21. My body suffers as a result of all my former activities.
  22. I can do splits.
  23. I used to hang from the swinging trapeze by my toes.
  24. I also used to balance two girls on top of me.
  25. I still can’t juggle well.
  26. I am prone to tendinitis.
  27. I’ve dabbled in a a handful of musical instruments.
  28. I want to start playing viola again.
  29. I am first-aid and CPR certified. That means I can save your live.
  30. I can make balloon animals.
  31. I judge people by their pets.
  32. I grew up with cats.
  33. I’m apprehensive around dogs. I can learn to like them, but it takes a while.
  34. I recently found out that I am allergic to pretty much everything, including cats and dogs.
  35. I suffer from a TCBY addiction.
  36. White Chocolate Mousse is my favorite flavor.
  37. I enjoy cooking, but like it more when I cook for other people.
  38. I was 16 when I had my first real kiss.
  39. My first real relationship was with my best friend.
  40. We are still best friends.
  41. I am friendly with all my exes.
  42. I usually date people older than me.
  43. I think communication is key.
  44. I enjoy talking about sex in theory.
  45. I freeze up when asked about what I want from sex.
  46. I love cuddling.
  47. I love massages.
  48. I believe that sex with your friends can be mutually fulfilling.
  49. I’m increasingly attracted to masculinity and androgyny.
  50. I’d rather take the stairs than the elevator.
  51. I have aspirations of completing a triathlon.
  52. I have a thing for punk rock dads with babies.
  53. I feel at home in bodies of water.
  54. I’m afraid of sharks and alligators.
  55. I think I was a mermaid in a past life.
  56. I frequently experience intense deja vu.
  57. I want to believe that things happen for a reason.
  58. I love reading a book outside on a blanket.
  59. I read multiple books at once.
  60. I love hanging out local coffee shops.
  61. My cold drink of choice is a Strawberry-Vanilla or Orange-Vanilla Italian soda.
  62. My hot drink of choice is a Chai Latte with soy milk.
  63. Usually, I just get coffee.
  64. Caffeine makes me jittery. I really shouldn’t drink it.
  65. I have a sweet tooth.
  66. I’ve never had a cavity. Yet.
  67. I am developing a boot obsession.
  68. I am also developing a coat obsession.
  69. I love scarves.
  70. I never change my earrings.
  71. I like when people mess with my hair.
  72. I cut my hair shorter when I am feeling queer.
  73. I’m a flirt.
  74. And a tease.
  75. I knit, crochet, and sew.
  76. I have sewn through my finger with the sewing machine twice.
  77. I once stapled my finger just to see if worked. It did.
  78. I wanted my new bed frame to have posts because I thought they might come in handy. They have.
  79. When I was 15, my mom offered to buy me a vibrator.
  80. I’ve seen RENT 9 or 10 times. I swear I’m not obsessed. Anymore.
  81. I’d like to spend a winter working at a ski resort.
  82. I have really poor circulation to my toes.
  83. I enjoy rock-climbing, but don’t do it nearly enough.
  84. Dark chocolate makes me happy. The darker the better.
  85. I like spicy food.
  86. The Wizard of Oz is my favorite movie of all time.
  87. I wish I could do spoken word.
  88. I’d like to learn to break dance.
  89. If all else fails, I want a job as a stunt double, personal shopper, or baby photographer.
  90. I’ve never been a naturally good at spelling. You will notice this.
  91. I get confused with “live”  and “life” and “proof” and “prove.”
  92. I love playing Scrabble. Play with me. It’s the key to my heart.
  93. I was thrilled when I found out my 5x great-grandfather was half-Black.
  94. I want kids one day. However, I do not want to push babies out of my vagina or have them grow inside me. I want to adopt.
  95. Sometimes, I dream of domestic bliss.
  96. I’m sentimental by nature.
  97. I people-watch.
  98. I love Burt’s Bee’s chapstick.
  99. My hands are often cold.
  100. I still have more exploring to do.
  101. I am ever-changing.
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