biograph : about a girl
I suppose the death of my last site is as good an occasion
as any to sit down and write myself a new bio.
So, here. New bio.
I'm April. I'm an artist (actor), a feminist, a fat chick,
something of a leftist, an amateur web designer and a political
late-bloomer. I'm in my late twenties, and didn't get really
involved in any sort of activism until well after college.
I maintain this website because. Because you're reading it.
I remember a time when debate and figuring things out didn't
involve the internet, but it was a long time ago.
Someone once described me as "belligerent but charming".
Contradictions. I identify as queer and have been in a relationship
with a man for years. I identify (slightly) as pagan, but
I'm also a confirmed atheist. I am beautiful, fabulous, smart
and fun. And plagued by self-doubt (who isn't?).
I don't do sports (though I love to watch baseball). I dance.
I dye my hair. I drive a car I've had since graduating high
school. I like cats and dogs. I want to love my job;
my career (I'm a project manager) is important to me - and
I'm working on that. If I could choose any single job, I'd
start and manage a fund that gave people money to use art
and pop culture to make the world actually better.
I'm an art and culture snob. I love idiotic romantic comedies
and nearly any miniseries ever released by A&E or the
Most of my shoes are black. At least half of them are some
sort of mary jane. I have small feet, and I like independent
country music (like Neko Case, Amy Allison, Kenny Roby, others
listed in my links section), British synth-pop, bands that
rip off Weezer, and a collection of old standards I've picked
up along the way.
I tend to wax nostalgic and revolutionary. I'll do that a
And if you'd like to know more, you can check out 100
things about me.