I have sat down to blog several times, and also to do my vlogs on Youtube…but it seems that something new is happening just about every day lately. Thus, writing or filming goes undone, and my notes pile up and pile up. Yes, I am a prolific note taker for those who do not know, […]Read More Endings
The LGBTQ community has lost a legend. RIP Storme’ DeLarverie the legendary Drag King, “Stonewall Lesbian” as well as “The Gay Community’s Rosa Parks” Storme’ was a great historical and cultural LGBTQ icon. She passed away peacefully early Saturday morning May 24th, 2014, at age 93 in Brooklyn, NY. All of the major LGBTQ media outlets are […]Read More Passing of Storme’ DeLarvarie
Sudden Awareness blogged “Talking Tough” and asked this question: Why do we value strength so much that it is one of the most frequently cited attributes used to define our ideal selves? Butches are generally seen as strong. Rough, tough and resolutely strong. It’s been bred into us seemingly, either from our bio-parents or from […]Read More Butch Strength
Originally posted on Broken Light Collective:
Photo taken by contributor Lakesh, a 36-year-old woman currently serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her first experience with depression came through a relationship. It was filled with ups and downs, and both pockets of joy and memorable disappointments. The relationship has since ended but that experience has changed her perspective…
Originally posted on The Peace Pit:
Why does the word “husband” equal male? I take exception to this. My husband is a woman. She fills the traditional role of the husband in our family. She is the bread-winner, the handyman, the protector, and the controller of the remote. She does not want to be a…
…this is just an excellent piece! Pass it on! As a Butch I have to say that I don’t like the “wife” word much for myself either, I will have to consider why and will write more later!Read More What’s wrong with wife?
Would you rather live life according to the approval of others or aligned with your truths and your dreams? Inadvertently we all start out in this world in the way of living according to the approval of others; it’s called childhood. We are dressed to the approval of our parents – or grandparents – and […]Read More Approval of Others….Or Truth of Self?
I’ve been wearing my hair in the very short crew cut style for about 6 years now and I used to complain constantly that I could not find anyone who would or could cut it the way I wanted it or do it right. I’d try one hairdresser and she’d seem skeptical about cutting a […]Read More A Great Butch Haircut