about me

some personal bits. me sharing my experience as a human being.

danielle at oysterfest 2018

i am

my name is Danielle Amethyst. I am

  • a computational and visualizing mathematician
  • a professor, teacher, researcher
  • a maker, 3d printer, modeler, and hacker. i'll take it apart.
  • a bicyclist, not "seriously" but for fun, health, and to replace driving
  • a smeller of my food before i eat -- very slowly and almost never to full
  • someone who feels anxiety at capitalization
  • an atheist who demands evidence
  • a great cook
  • a tight hand holder
  • a transsexual woman
  • a feminist who continues to learn what it means to be a feminist
  • willing to apologize when i fuck up
  • not on any social media
  • a free thinker and questioner of everything
  • a c++ programmer who loves templates and error messages from the compiler
  • an Eagle scout -- trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. ok, i kinda fail at a few of those, but they're good aspirations.
  • dedicated to affirmative consent
  • finally growing toward who i've always wanted to be

gender stories

danielle amethyst at twin cities pride 2018

personal thoughts

  • social media is challenging -- an essay on how much i struggle with social media of all forms, why i don't use it, and how i request you use it when you're around me
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