Amanda

The Basics

Name

Amanda

Age

29

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

About Me

About Me

Dog Mom, Beer lover, Contrarian (but only for the good of humanity), Business Coordinator. Hates that the tomboy femme tag on tumblr is almost all skinny white people. Also I am a person who constantly complains about and discusses where to find pants for tall people and shirts that button over boobs.

Check All That Apply

Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer

Religion/Spirituality/Philosophy

Atheist who likes churches because pretty stained glass and nice architecture. Misses the community found in church.

Relationship Status

Married

What I Like

Favorite Books

Why Be Happy When you Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson, In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, Words of Fire – Beverly Guy Sheftall’s comprehensive anthology of African American feminist thought, The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat, Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa, What Night Brings by Carla Trujillo, The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, Orange are not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson, Literally anything by Patricia Hill Collins, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, or Angela Davis.

Somewhat shamefully: Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed, probably other things but I can’t think of them now.

Newly: Hunger by Roxane Gay