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  • 25 References 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Spanish
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • aspiring librarian& massage therapist, gender studies stu...
  • life, activism, academia, art
  • From Vienna & Upper Austria
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About Me

I am fed up with anonymous copy & paste requests and will no longer reply to requests that appear as if people haven't even read my profile. I am not an anonymous free hostel but a person & I want to make sure we get along so if that's not even worth a few mins time to get to know my profile & tell me in one or two sentences what we have in common or why you want to stay with me of all people I won't even bother replying.
Mine is a LGBTIQ*-friendly home - queers of all flavours welcome. :)

i cherish honesty, trustworthyness, considerateness & taking responsibility for one's actions, but i also treasure emotionality, spontaneity & random crazy deliriousness. i guess i'm very much living in my own thoughts but i still try to live&act consciously. i believe that often the things we do that seem small to us make the most amazing changes in the world.

i work in a library, as catsitter&dogwalker and do random jobs at the academy of fine arts & wherever i can find them to finance my living and my current studies of gender studies, english literature & various random subjects. i have also studied german literature and will hopefully be a licensed massage therapist soon. i live in a permanent state of fluid identity as a crazy catperson, artsy-fartsy bohemian teaparty hostess etc. rainbows, bubbles & sunflower fields make me incredibly happy.

queer-feminist world domination. and something completely different.

"what do you do? - nothing. i let life rain on me." - attributed to rahel varnhagen

"even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth: ‘you owe me.’ look what happens with a love like that: it lights up the whole sky." - hafiz

"one must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star." - friedrich nietzsche

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

for random acts of kindness


bacchantes * political activism * sciences of consciousness * nonsense * queer, gender & postcolonial studies * interfaith spirituality * oddities * mythology * body-art * medieval literature * japanese bondage * comics&graphic novels * feminist sci/fi * butoh dance * middle-eastern dances * guerilla gardening * drag * flora & fauna etc.

  • arts
  • humanities
  • literature
  • photography
  • dancing
  • yoga
  • massage therapy
  • gardening
  • comics
  • anthropology
  • ecology
  • gender studies
  • spirituality
  • sustainability
  • archaeology
  • queer
  • museums
  • qigong
  • tai chi
  • nature walks

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: silent films from the 20s&30s, old czech & russian fairytale-films, queer cinema & loads of other stuff. i'm a real aficionado of jim henson & the monty pythons and i also could watch the miniseries "angels in america" a bazillion times.

music: "world music", oriental, psychedelic, folk, gothic, electronic, feminist pop&rock artists & lots more.

favourite authors: neil gaiman, pat califia, tanith lee, terry pratchett, leo perutz, anne rice, sarah waters, khalil gibran, catherynne valente, gail carriger, michael ende, jeanette winterson, toni morrison, ursula le guin...

Countries I’ve Visited

Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In


Old School Badges

  • Vouches 9a938eb8eddceeeb3ee4276e3d530a48c5fcca7895c8f13b8b23592736f3d037
    8 Vouches
  • Vienna 19337491006eb84aadebe00db129ac710f95da892d4c1485a0c92510c645947c
    Vienna Collective

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