Name: Lisa Marie Thalhammer
Occupation: Full-time visual artist, muralist
Identify as: Pansexual cisgender female
What are you looking for in a mate? My ideal mate is grounded, self-assured, empowered and confident. They navigate their relationships with kindness, compassion, empathy and emotional intelligence. My ideal mate understands that there is an interconnectedness between all people and things. They are accepting and loving while also fierce, fabulous, intelligent, informed and political. They are interested in tribe building and raising a child together to learn, laugh, play and grow with. They are fun, adventurous and enjoy world travel. We practice yoga together and support each other’s personal and professional growth. They smell good and enjoy cuddles and kisses. They are sincere, honest, trustworthy and follow through on their word.
Biggest turn-off: Racial discrimination, misogyny, jealousy, rudeness
Biggest turn-on: Gender-bending, strong women, rad style, charisma, scent
Hobbies: Attending art exhibitions, galleries, museums and fairs. I like to dance, travel, play tennis, hike and swim. I enjoy attending drag/burlesque shows and participating in Pride parades. I am a feminist who marches for equality and protests injustice. I enjoy going to theater, watching movies at home and cooking vegan. I am learning Spanish. I practice yoga daily, enjoy meditation, mantra chanting, listening to uplifting music and spreading love.
Describe your ideal first date: Attend a museum exhibition or yoga event, followed by vegan dinner.
Favorite TV show: “Democracy Now,” “Through the Wormhole,” “Portlandia,” “Walking Dead”
Celebrity crush: Serena Williams, Frida Kahlo, Gloria Steinem, Owen Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Obama
One obscure fact about yourself: Growing up, my family owned and operated a truck stop along Route 66 east of St. Louis and one of my first jobs was working as a waitress at the truck stop diner.