There will always be someone who disagrees, no matter what the topic is. And inside the LGBT…xyz community there are many voices, many cultures, tons of identities and buckets of genders. I recently cross posted an interesting article that was on Slate.com titled “Why I’m Still a Butch Lesbian” in a Facebook group that I […]Read More Butch…Trans…A Conversation
What is the real meaning of being alone. What do each of us consider when we say that we feel alone or that we are alone? I’m sitting here tonight, my friend from the neighborhood is here, playing on her computer in the living room. We just hang this way sometimes. She comes over and […]Read More The Christmas Blues
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?
I had a pretty packed day today. Once I overcame my Monday blahs and it became Tuesday I found my energy once more and definitely used it up today. It was an interesting day, and I’ve been pondering some of it’s points tonight, and realized that since my top surgery I’ve been almost hyper-aware of […]Read More Hyper Awareness of Gender Identity
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
Comment received from Lipstick Lady “I’m a feminine (lipstick) lesbian, and I honestly don’t understand the whole femme/butch dynamic. I’m not attracted to men, and I’m not attracted to women who look like men, either. But that’s just me (and a couple of my friends in the community as well). My gay male friends don’t […]Read More Understanding B-F Dynamics, a Comment Answered
We all determine our own identity. It’s a basic and very real fact. We wake up in the morning and we KNOW who we each ARE in this vast world; and in the sub-culture of the Butch-Femme world it is no different. It’s how the “world” view us that often perplexes me…that and how my […]Read More My Butch Identity