hi, i'm reese!

i've been on mastodon on and off for a while on different instances, and i joined this one to make connections with queer techy people in my city!

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i like programming, self-hosting, computer networking, using linux, doing graphic design, making art, 3d printing, tinkering with microcontrollers, and teaching myself anything and everything related to computers.

i studied for a few years at the university of minnesota twin cities toward a BIS in comp sci, gdes, and deaf studies. but i haven't finished yet because...

i'm deaf and disabled! i had a brain tumor on each of my auditory nerves; the first one was removed in 2013 and the other in 2020, both of which severed the nerve. i had been learning ASL for a few years in preparation but i don't have anyone to practice with so i'm really rusty.

on top of that i have balance and mobility issues, anxiety and depression, and a whole host of smaller issues that get in the way of traditional education even with accommodations.

i'm non-binary and a lesbian! my gender is important to me and i've spent a long ass time figuring it out.

i'm mostly an anarcho-communist, though it's flexible and i believe left solidarity will only make us stronger. capitalism is the common enemy we should spend our energy fighting.

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A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region. Predominantly queer with a focus on urban and social justice issues.

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