I’m not sure exactly how to write about this, or what I want to say, so we’ll see how it goes as I type on here. Let me say that I am just me, and these are my personal thoughts and opinions. I know there are many varying views, and I don’t know that any […]Read More My Butch Musings Today
Anyone else relate to being a tomboy? Being trans and being a tomboy / gender non-conforming child often go hand in hand, but often the two are mutually separate… a question posed by janitorqueer on their blog. Growing up I constantly fought with my parents over my clothing choices, they wanted me to […]Read More Tomboy to Butch…My Story
Ah, the infamous Michigan Women’s Music Festival is approaching (I believe it’s in August, don’t quote me)…and this the “war” of who “qualifies” to attend and who does not has begun…or actually just continues. I am writing today in response to the posting by ButchFemmeListings concerning the controversy over attendee qualification. First of all let […]Read More Response: MichFest and The Controversy…Who Qualifies as a Woman?
I’ve been doing a lot of great reading today and tonight specifically around Butch-Femme lifestyle and dynamics. I read one article about Butch “peacocking” and that got me thinking, and it lead me to other links to other writings by some awesome other Butch writers. Yeah, we seem to always be the “others” even in […]Read More Inspirational Butch Authors: My Heroes
I attended a massive family event last night. I was pleased to notice that I am not the only LGBT person there anymore. My family and friends circle has grown and expanded, and now there are several of us who identify along the spectrum of LGBT. My niece and her girlfriend and their new puppy […]Read More Sunday Summary
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Read More Protected: Unpopular Feeling…a conundrum
(I have about had it with being scorned for identifying as Butch….dammit. ~ MainelyButch) “It isn’t an elapsed time since birth, sometimes, but the elapsed-time-since-rebirth since one’s heart and, not incidentally, loins make themselves known” (S. Bear Bergman, “Butch is a Noun” Arsenal Pulp Press, 2010) I hear the words all the time “we are […]Read More The Scorn of Labels, Identifiers and Belonging