I’m an American currently living in London and doing my master’s in the study of religions (focusing in South Asian Islam.) Some of my interests are: otters, tea, Buffy, lesbians, the Catholic Worker movement, and constantly asserting my need to “figure my life out” but not actually doing it.
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The "it's complicated" label is better applied to this section of my life, but can I just say I'm religiously queer?
empathy, having an encyclopedic knowledge of useless information
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What I Like
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Passion of Joan of Arc, Mean Girls, Sweeney Todd, The Queen, The Women, Henry V, Gosford Park, Andrei Rublev, Ghost World, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Gone with the Wind (with all of its faults, i.e. flagrant racism), Women Without Men, the Disney canon, Titanic.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Brittana Show (I think this one might have originally had another name, but I can’t remember what it is right now), The West Wing, The Wire, Downton Abbey, Clone High, Degrassi: The Next Generation, 30 Rock.
Fiona Apple, Regina Spektor, Tori Amos, Brandi Carlile, Ani DiFranco, Nellie McKay, Shakira, Sufjan Stevens, Rufus Wainwright, The Beatles, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Chopin, Bach.
caprese on a baguette! or egg salad on rye.
“We can love with our minds, but can we love only with our minds? Love extends itself all the time, so that we can love even with our senseless nails: we love even with our clothes, so that a sleeve can feel a sleeve.”
– Graham Greene, The End of the Affair
William Shakespeare, Fyodor Dostoevsky, James Joyce, Graham Greene, George Orwell, J.K. Rowling, Toni Morrison, Dorothy Day, Neil Gaiman, Jeanette Winterson, Salman Rushdie, Mahmoud Darwish, Pablo Neruda, Alison Bechdel, Craig Thompson, Joann Sfar, Joe Sacco, Anne Sexton, Anna Akhmatova, Simon Schama.