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I’m Joana, I’m 23 and I’m from Brazil. Studying Journalism at the moment in the university, I’m almost at the end of it. I enjoy reading and writing (wrote a little fairy tale book about a princess who cuts heads … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_624" align="alignleft" width="105" caption="Electrons are Jumping, baby."][/caption] I have been very neglectful of writing an intro. Mostly because I am not a huge blogger and because I am very overwhelmed by the awesome that fills this site. So many … Continue reading
Hello. I’m Ariel Wetzel, also known in virtual spaces as Lake Desire. I’ve blogged about feminism and videogames since 2005 on my site New Game Plus. I’m also a contributor at Feminist Science Fiction – The Blog! I’m thrilled to … Continue reading
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="179" caption="No, I wasn't about to do anything...why do you ask?"][/caption] Oh, hai! I’m Jadelyn, a 24-year-old bisexual white ciswoman. My collection of identities includes feminist, Witch, polyamorous, progressive, queer activist, trans ally, fat-positive/HAES advocate, anti-racism ally, … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_361" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Me in my home world in Metaplace"][/caption] This is a gaming blog so I will start with the gaming credentials. I am a woman gamer that has been playing since I first spied an Atari 2600 … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_318" align="alignright" width="100" caption="Me, circa June 2009."][/caption] Devastatingly witty greetings to you, dear readers of the newly minted Border House! My name is Deirdra and I design and develop video games. I will also be one of your friendly … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_199" align="alignleft" width="245" caption="Jalestra "][/caption] Hi, I’m Jalestra…or Angi. I’m a stay at home married mom of 5 children that I homeschool. I don’t particularly identify with groupings so well. I can say I’m deaf and a woman and … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_325" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Muse Carmona, my Second Life avatar"][/caption] Hi! I’m Katherine / Muse. I’m a 27 year old disabled, white, cis female gender/queer high femme who feels ambivalent about using all these labels. For most of my life … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_253" align="alignleft" width="192" caption="Jessoteric, in the flesh."] [/caption] First thing’s first – my name’s Jessica, or Jessoteric as some folks know me. I am very excited to have the chance to contribute to The Border House, even if it … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_262" align="alignright" width="200" caption="My WoW mains: Suffragette in T9 tank gear, and Amazonne at the height of Outland absurdity."][/caption] For the last little bit, I’ve been going by Hot Tramp online, as a nod to Bowie’s hip-shaking classic “Rebel, … Continue reading