Queer Aperture Q&A: Rowan Wren

Rowan Wren. Photo by Jeffrey Horvitz, Queer Aperture Photography
Rowan Wren. Photo by Jeffrey Horvitz, Queer Aperture Photography

What is your name?

Rowan Wren

How long have you lived in Portland?

Five years

When did you first notice that gayness existed?

I was 4 or 5; I remember lying in bed after my dad said prayers, hoping I wasn’t gay because it was a fate worse than no other.

What would you consider a guilty pleasure?

The classic cocktail “Blood & Sand”

You’re having a dinner party of six; whom would you invite?

Chelsea Clinton, Katy Perry, Sarah Silverman, Ellen Degeneres, Portia DeRossi, and Sophia Wallace

What would you consider a perfect meal?

Any home-cooked meal

What would be a perfect day off?

Americano at Albina Press, walk, nap with my kitties, and dinner with friends in the backyard.

Favorite book?

“Daring Greatly”

Favorite movie?

Still searching

Favorite word?

Yes

Least favorite word?

Stuck

Favorite swear word?

Fuck

What is your profession?

Hairdresser at Posh

If you could change your profession with the snap of a finger, what would you do?

I love what I do.

Whom would you like to meet, dead or alive?

Oprah, Suze Orman, or Hilary Clinton