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firecat: red panda looking happy (red panda hey!)

firecat

tiny purple fishes run laughing through your fingers

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Created on 2009-04-11 03:44:30 (#33024), last updated 2017-02-20 (4 weeks ago)

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Name:firecat (attention machine in need of calibration)
Birthdate:1961
Location:California, United States of America
50ish, fat, white, poly, queer, demi-pansexual, disabled, genderqueer, butch kitty. Pronouns: ze/zir, they/them (whichever offends your sense of grammar least). Pink and green. Feminist. Trying to get a grasp on privilege. Pagan agnostic Buddhist. Wordsmith by trade. Frequently cranky. Frequently charmed. I used to have deep ambivalence about Hello Kitty; now I have deep ambivalence about steampunk. I like to volunteer for the local animal shelter, play with beads and wire, knit and crochet, write poetry. Fannish interests include Babylon 5, Sherlock Holmes, Star Trek.
Posting habits:
Some of my posts are filtered, mainly so that random relatives, colleagues, and robots don't stumble across unwanted bits of information about me by accident. I grant access to most sentient life forms who subscribe.
Subscription habits:
I sometimes go on sprees of adding journals to my reading list, e.g., of people who attend Wiscon or have other interests in common with me. No obligation is implied.
Moderation policy:
I rarely mess with comments in my journal but I will do so if I see things I don't want, including othering, personal attacks, and promotion of weight loss.
Other places you might be able to find me, in alphabetical order. I pick them up and put them down.
LiveJournal: http://firecat.livejournal.com (I'm currently cross-posting almost everything between DW and LJ so you can follow me on either one)

Diaspora: https://joindiaspora.com/u/firecat
Ello: https://ello.co/firecat
Facebook (ask me)
Fetlife (ask me)
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cat-and-dragon/
LastFM: http://www.last.fm/user/firecatstef
LibraryThing: http://www.librarything.com/catalog/firecat
GoodReads: (firecat) http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/267223
OKCupid (firecat) but it's just a placeholder right now
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/firecatstef/
Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/firecat
Shelfari: http://www.shelfari.com/firecat/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/firecatstef
Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/firecatstef

I also have a placeholder here:
http://tacerif.deadjournal.com/

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&, 2001: a space odyssey, 70s rock, a capella music, a fetish for nuance, accessibility, affective disorders, aging, akira kurosawa, alan rickman, alison bechdel, alt.polyamory, alzheimers, ambivert, amplectere potestem "et", androgyny, andy scott, animal intelligence, animal rescue, animal shelters, anime, answering rhetorical questions, anthropology, anti-oppression, anxiety, apple, asexuality, atheism, audiobooks, babylon 5, badtz maru, beading, being, being queer, bellies, bisexuality, body diversity, buddhism, caffeine, cameo glass, carl brandon society, cassandra, cat goddesses, cats, charlotte bronte, cheese, chronic illness, chronic pain, cochlear implants, coffee, cognitive dissonance, collage, collecting other people's hobbies, common sense, compassion, coursera, cpap, creative commons, crochet, curiosity, cute fat people, depression, devotion, diabetes, direct communication, disability, diversity, dog agility, dog training, dreamwidth, electric guitar, entropy, ethics, etymology, evolution, fandom, fantasy, fat, fat activism, fat revolution, female masculinity, feminism, flying spaghetti monster, fogcon, geek answer syndrome, gender, gender-neutral pronouns, genderfuck, genderqueer, genetics, ghost in the shell, glam, glass, haiku, hair, hawai'i, hayao miyazaki, heavy metal, hello kitty, holding hands, how things are made, identity, in-betweenness, indirect communication, information, intersectionality, ipad, ipod, j.r.r. tolkien, jane austen, judi dench, knitting, kuan yin, kyriarchy, lady gaga, lampworking, learning, libraries, linguistics, listening, mac, martial arts, medicine, meditation, mindfulness, miss manners, mondegreens, monty python, moocs, movies, music, mutual degrumplement, myth, neurodiversity, neuropsychology, nihongo, no dharma, noir, non-sexual intimacy, nonduality, observation, obsession, oliver sacks, overlooked interiority, pansexuality, peets, percussion, personality typing, photography, pink floyd, poetry, polyamory, potential, privilege, psychology, purple, queer, quotes, random acts of kindness, re-railing, reading, rhetoric, romantic friendship, romantic love, rumi, samurai, san francisco, sandman, sanrio, science, science fiction, sexuality, shapeshifting, sherlock holmes, shyness, silence, simplicity, singing, social justice, spacebabe, speculative fiction, spock, spoon theory, star trek, steampunk, succulents, sumo, swimming, synthesizers, t.s. eliot, taiko, tao, techshop, textures, the bechdel ginger benchmark, the non-shit ten percent, the sweet, theravada, therianthropy, tiptree, touch, transformation, tropes, unintentional communities, ursula k. le guin, usenet, vampires, water, werecreatures, what makes people tick, wind energy, wings of desire, wireworking, wiscon, wombabes, wombat, wombats, working dogs, writing, xenophilia, yarn
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