Q and A from OUTspokenSF.com
What are you most known for?
My sense of humor and my big rack.
Where did your life begin?
Literally: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Figuratively: when I came out at age 18.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
I would want my loved ones to be happy and worry free. Then I would like a never-ending vat of calorie free French fries.
What is your greatest fear?
Watching a loved one die.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
What is your greatest extravagance?
I bought a $10,000 Rolex when I got my last job as a gift to myself. I also don’t mind spending money on art.
What is your favorite journey?
The band from the 80’s. I love Steve Perry. Don’t stop believin’.
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
I used to think that I was too feminine looking and hated my upturned nose–but I’m too old to care now. I like the way I look and I can’t change it anyway so why bother stressing. It’s fleeting anyhow.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Being frugal. Cheap is a four-letter word. (also spelled chep)
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What is your greatest regret?
Doing a lot of drugs in the 90’s. I think it made me more stupider.
What is the greatest love of your life?
My family and my late dog Max.
When and where were you happiest?
I’m happiest when I am listening to music and making art or clothing.
Which talent would you most like to have?
I wish I could sing. And I would love to be a computer programmer in my next life.
What is your current state of mind?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My HIV status.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Buying my apartment in New York.
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
A three toed tree sloth
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Kicking your child out of your house.
What is your favorite occupation?
What is your most marked characteristic?
My tattooed elbows
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Who are your favorite writers?
David Sedaris, Augusten Burroughs
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your heroes in real life?
What is it that you most dislike?
How would you like to die?
In my sleep
What is your motto?
Rock it out!
What is your favorite word?
What is your least favorite word?
What turns you on?
Bald guys, talent
What turns you off?
Cheapness, people that don’t do what they say
What sound or noise do you love?
What sound or noise do you hate?
What is your favorite curse word?
What profession, other than yours, would you like to attempt?
What profession would you absolutely not like to participate in?
Who should play you in the movie of your life?
Rob Lowe or Lady Bunny
“Oh mky god I’m dying of barfness” Chrisitian Siriano
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