The Basics




Ashland, OR

About Me

About Me

OMC is a multiple system. We’re dykes, tranny-fags, genderqueers etc of various ages, genders, sexualities you name it. And we love this shit!

Check All That Apply

Queer, Trans*, Genderqueer, Other


Be the change –ghandi + christian/other



Looking For

Queer Friends in my Area, Queer Friends on the Internet

Relationship Status

It's Complicated


Honesty, Empathy, Compassion, bookworm


someone else should fill this out, fanfiction

Are You Out To Your....


What I Like

Favorite Books

The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Miles Vorkosigan Series, Ender’s Game-Ender’s Shadow-A War of Gifts, Any haiku by Kobayashi Issa, Gender Diversity, The Nearest Exit Maybe Be Behind You, Neil Gaiman stuff in general, Bushido, Ghandi: His Life and Message for the World. My Princess Boy, Princess Smartypants, Where the Wild Things Are, Stella Luna, Fried Green Tomatoes (This list also goes on and on.)

Favorite Queer Books

Fried Green Tomatoes, Tipping the Velvet, On Our Backs Guide to Lesbian Sex, Anal Sex Guide for Men, My Princess Boy, The Nearest Exit May be Behind You

Favorite Movies

Miyazaki films, V for Vendetta, Tank Girl, Fifth Element, Hard Candy, G.I. Jane, XXY, Antonia’s Line, Like Water for Chocolate (original), Let Me In, Mary and Max, Children of Men

Favorite TV Shows

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Favorite Music

Missy Higgins, Paramour, A Fine Frenzy, Lady GaGa, ThePianoGuys the cello song, anime soundtracks etc.

Favorite Sandwich

sprouted wheat bread, bacon, avacado, olives/olive topinad, mayo.

Favorite Quotes

“I want to play and laugh and cry and contemplate. I want to fill my nostrils with the warmth of summer, the musk of rain, the foliage of fall, the flowers of spring.” (Amy Stocking)
“You can’t trample infidels when you’re a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look.” (Terry Pratchett, “Small Gods”)

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.” (Philo of Alexandria/Plato/Nobody knows for sure)

“The bravest are the tenderest, the loving are the daring” (Bushido by Inazo Nitobe)

“We know from what failings our virtue springs” (Inazo Nitobe)

Here and there we find our way
In the dark with our hearts
And for all the power you gain in anger
So I gain my own as I forgive
As I gain my own learning to live
(Alithea from

“I arise in the morning,
torn between a desire to save the world,
and a desire to savor the world.
That makes it hard to plan the day.”
(E.B. White)

“Any space that is not safe for one group is not safe for any group, because at such a time we all become part of a suspect population. “(Amiko-Gabriel)

“It is the people who fail to fit the pattern whose legitimacy is questioned rather than [the legitimacy] of the pattern itself.” (From, Women & Men in World Cultures, Laura F. Klein, 2004)

“It is not my body itself which throws society into disorder, it is those that would throw themselves into disorder because of how they think about my body…” (Amiko-Gabriel )

“Stereotypes are an attempt to have the power & control of knowledge on a particular person or group.” (Christine Garrett)

I don’t think we can deconstruct without simultaneously reconstructing. So if we must order, let us revise and revise and revise until the violence is much less.” (Amiko-Gabriel)

“I wanted to work out how a norm actually materializes a body, how we might understand the materiality of the body to be not only invested with a norm, but in some sense animated by a norm, or contoured by a norm.” (Judith Bulter)

“Only a society that harbors inequality will generate the idea of equality; others do not need to.” (Article 21, p.147 in Contexts: A Sociology Reader 2008)

“Normal bodies are a figment of the politically motivated imagination.” (Amiko-Gabriel)

Favorite Writers

Erving Goffman, Lois McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card, Kobayashi Issa, Serena Nanda, Bear S. Bergman, Neil Gaiman, Inazo Nitobe, Louis Fischer (This list goes on and on.)