Trump leaves for 17 days vacation today, not like he’s DOING anything productive or noteworthy in the White House or anything…naw…he’s just wasting space and stealing air. He leaves with his tiny orange tail between his legs. He signed the Russian Sanctions bill and now Putin has directly said by Tweet that he will now […]Read More Fresh Haircuts Rock !
Love is just a giant little word. One I am afraid of and have really only said and meant a very few times in my life. Sure, there is platonic love like how you love a friend for being a friend, or parental love as in how we love our parents. But there is also […]Read More Love
Man! Has language changed some radically since I’ve been walking this green earth. Daily I am surprised by the “new” use of “old” words; the newer definitions and meanings of some. Start with the word we all know and use in a zillion different ways: Queer. Now we know the dictionary meaning to be “odd […]Read More Those Darned Definitions…
The passing of Leslie Feinberg has opened up whole new conversations surrounding Butch and Transmasculine identity. I would like to share in parts of that conversation here and I think it’s appropriate that this blog is called Butch 2.0, it’s time to reinvent a new Butch, a 2015 Butch and it’s time to take back […]Read More Can We Re-invent Butch?
From “The Daily Post” “ Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home?” I was a rather lucky kid. I grew up in a rather complete family; Mom, Dad and two younger brothers, and two […]Read More My 12th Year…Where I Was…Growin Up
“This week for Think About it Thursday, I ask you to tell us what you thought you wanted to be when you grew up. Did you become what you dreamed of?” This is a tricky question for me. There are things you, as a child, would say you wanted to “be” when you grew up…like […]Read More Think About It Thursday
Ahhh, today was a very good day! I was up at the crack of dawn, the birds just starting to stir and chirp, and the sky just beginning to become light, sun not yet above the ocean to my east. Yes, it was 4:20 am and I was up and at it for the day. […]Read More Haunted Still by Her
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
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?
“Everytime that I am misgendered I am reminded that I do not fit; that I am not this. I am not that.” ivan e coyote from “Gender Failure” (on Youtube clip about ivan and Rae Spoon’s Gender Failure performances). I can relate with many of ivan’s stories and have all but the very latest (which IS on […]Read More The Proverbial Line