Elizabeth (aka Elli B.)

The Basics


Elizabeth (aka Elli B.)

About Me


Chicago, IL

About Me

writer. reader. dreamer. painter. (gender)queer grrl. activist. inked. geeky nerd. Whedonite. (original Autostraddle intern.) Harry Potter nut. Roller derby student/fan/friend/volunteer! I like musicals & British humor.

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Queer, Genderqueer, "Label-Free"


"JudeBahaiScientChristianHinduWiccadist… 'cuz if we're all the same our differences don't exist…"



Looking For

Queer Friends in my Area, Queer Friends on the Internet

Relationship Status

In a Relationship

What I Like

Favorite Books

The Giver, 1984, A Brave New World, Harry Potter, Fahrenheit 451, The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green, Matilda, Breakfast Of Champions, Zeitoun

Favorite Queer Books

Name All The Animals, Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe, Tipping The Velvet, The Creamsickle, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, anything by Michelle Tea

Favorite Movies

Saved, Saving Face, Unveiled, Eulogy, 10 Things I Hate About You, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Amelie, Nina’s Heavenly Delights, Sunshine Cleaning, Juno, Whip It, DEBS, But I’m A Cheerleader, Slumdog Millionaire, Harry Potter, Bring It On, Inception, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Goonies…

Favorite Documentaries

Mad Hot Ballroom, All Aboard Rosie’s Family Cruise, Fish Out Of Water, Helvetica

Favorite TV Shows

Chuck, Bones, Skins (UK), Buffy (and anything Whedon), HIMYM, Wonderfalls, Dead Like Me, Divine Design, Bizarre Foods, Mythbusters…

Favorite Music

Tegan & Sara, Amanda Palmer, Mike Doughty, Jenny Owen Youngs, Regina Spektor, Schuyler Fisk, Letters To Cleo, Fiona Apple, CAKE, The Cure, Bree Sharp, Lady Gaga, Metric, Stars

Favorite Sandwich

turkey bacon/facon BLT with avocado and dijon mustard on light rye

Favorite Thing to Autostraddle

thighs. your mom. your mom's thighs.

Favorite Quotes

“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

Favorite Writers

Kurt Vonnegut, Chuck Palahniuk, Neil Gaiman, Michelle Tea, Simone Muench, Dave Eggers