Rose

The Basics

Name

Rose

About Me

Location

Austin, TX

About Me

Queen of the wild frontier.

Check All That Apply

Bisexual, Queer

Religion/Spirituality/Philosophy

Agnostic

Website/Blog/Tumblr

http://rosesturnblog.wordpress.com

Looking For

Queer Friends in my Area, Queer Friends on the Internet, Queer Friends to Make Out With, A Girlfriend, Business Contacts

Relationship Status

Single

Are You Out To Your....

Member(s) of Immediate Family, Members(s) of Extended Family, Close Friends, All Friends, School/Work, Everybody

What I Like

Favorite Books

The Brothers Karamazov, everything I have read by Kurt Vonnegut, The Rest is Noise, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Watchmen, everything by Jane Austen, Hamlet, The Poisonwood Bible, Brave New World, Doctor Faustus (Thomas Mann), Middlesex, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Lolita, Death in Venice, Anna Karenina, Wicked, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Handmaid’s Tale, Harry Potter, A People’s History of the United States, Feminism is for Everybody

Favorite Movies

Annie Hall, The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, Dr. Strangelove, Reds, All About Eve, Inglourious Basterds, Casablanca, Good Bye Lenin!, 2001: A Space Odyssey, It Happened One Night, Metropolis, Amadeus, The Lives of Others, A Hard Day’s Night, Bridesmaids, Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, Love Actually, WALL-E, But I’m A Cheerleader

Favorite Documentaries

Most things they showed on The History Channel before it became The Hysteria Channel, For The Bible Tells Me So, The Celluloid Closet, This Film Is Not Yet Rated, 12th and Delaware

Favorite TV Shows

Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Princess Tutu, Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Ouran High School Host Club, Wolf’s Rain, Paradise Kiss, Kino’s Journey, Baccano!, Princess Jellyfish, Fate/Zero, Mushi-shi, Digimon Tamers, Attack on Titan, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Sailor Moon, Azumanga Daioh

Other: Mad Men, Orange is the New Black, Skins, Freaks and Geeks, Animaniacs, Girls, The Vicar of Dibley, The Powerpuff Girls, Futurama, The L Word, Queer as Folk

Favorite Music

Classical, including (especially) the weird modern stuff, opera, classic rock, jazz, punk, New Wave, alternative. And certain lady pop stars like Lily Allen and Adele. But I will listen to anything. Trying to get more into world music and electronic music so if you have any recs let me know!

Current BIG obsessions: Wagnerian opera, The Beatles, Talking Heads

Favorite Sandwich

Reuben, gyro, cheesesteak, tuna, hummus & veggies

Favorite Thing to Autostraddle

My cello

Favorite Quotes

“I have never acknowledged the difference between serious and light music. There is only good music and bad music.” -Kurt Weill
“Everything in moderation, including moderation.” -Oscar Wilde
“When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.” -Anaïs Nin
“We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.” -Winston Churchill

Favorite Writers

Fiction writers/poets/playwrights: Kurt Vonnegut, Thomas Mann, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare, Alan Moore, Margaret Atwood

Nonfiction writers: Alex Ross (New Yorker classical music critic), bell hooks, Amanda Marcotte, various reviewers for The Dissolve