Nickname? Mars, Rissa, Marsipan, riss riss…I’m very particular about who calls me which name so it bothers me when new friends call me by these. No. these are for people who have earned it. *is weird about names*
Location: Birmingham, AL
Zodiac sign: Libra
Any pets? A dog, Hannah, and a cat, Yuffie
Favorite thing about yourself: my ability to think critically and my compassion
Worst habit: procrastination…and I take too much of others’ pain on as my own sometimes
Fun fact: I’m really excellent at those button-mashing sections of video games
Identity, Sexuality & Personality
Gender identity: Cisgender female
Sexual orientation: pansexual
Romantic orientation: heteroromantic so far…unfortunately
"Kinsey Scale" score: idk the Klein model is better but I’m basically equally straight and not
Relationship status: Single
Hogwarts house: Ravenclaw
Routine: I hate it so I don’t really have it
"Early Bird" or "Night Owl"? Night owl.
Morning routine: wake up when my alarm rouses me, wait for suitemates to get out of the shower, shower, if it’s early enough I have fun with some make up and getting dressed, then it’s class and doing all the things I do too much of
Bath or shower? Shower, bath if im feeling crummy
First thought in a morning: what’s the weather like?
Last thought at night: Trying to think about good things about the next day to keep me motivated
Do you work or are you a student? Full-time student.
Where do you work/study: Birmingham-Southern
What do you do? Majoring in English and minoring in Civil Rights and Human Conflict Studies, also in our honors program
Do you enjoy it? yes. I love being an english major soo much
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Working for an advocacy organization
10 years? beginning to transition to another area- social work or counseling elsewhere
Your ideal job: social worker for a LGBQ+ or Trans shelter for homeless youth
Habits (Do you…)
Do Drugs? nope
Exercise? I love running and bike riding and swimming but I don’t do it often
Have any hobbies? too many, reading, writing, listening to music, making playlists, singing in choirs, band, video games, anime, tv shows, movies, organizing my tumblr…
Have a go-to comfort food? Mashed potatoes, pasta, rice, udon, mint chocolate ice cream, thin mints, fries, i just like food yo
Have a nervous habit? I talk faster when I’m nervous publicly, and I pace when I’m mad or agitated, but I’ve stopped biting my nails.
What is your favourite…?
Physical quality (in yourself): My hair, smile, and my eyes, Also I’ve always appreciated my legs. I do a lot with ‘em.
In others? smile…idk i’m attracted to the whole of a person so i honestly don’t understand the booty thing. I don’t understand. I appreciate wrists and hipbones and necks, I’m fascinated with hands.
Mental/emotional quality (in yourself): I’ve learned the hard way to be kind to myself. also honesty.
In others? Compassion, kindness, honesty.
Food: Tiramisu, sushi, good american chinese food, fancy deli sandwiches, plain white rice, pastries
Drink: good coffee, lemonade
Artist/band/group: Anberlin, Ben Sollee, Imogen Heap, Janelle Monae, Local Natives, Stromae, Passenger, Grizzly Bear, Kimbra
Author/poet: David Levithan, Neil Gaiman, Cherrie Moraga, Philip Pullman, Walt Whitman, T.S. Eliot, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Rainbow Rowell
Film: V for Vendetta, Howl’s Moving Castle, Where the Wild Things Are, Life of Pi, Sherlock Holmes (RDJ)
TV show: Sherlock, AtLA, FMA:B, Elementary, PPG
Actor: Colin Morgan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Tom Hiddleston, Lee Pace, Ezra Miller
Actress: Katie McGrath, Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Emma Watson, Lucy Liu
Pick 5 people to tag: (the first five who come to mind)