Butch desire is to fem hunger what peanut butter is to jelly; what ying is to yang. I recently read a really GREAT blog about “hunger”; specifically fem hunger. You can read it here, which is my previous cross post about this blog, and will connect you with this wonderful blogger. The writer is a […]Read More Butch Desire
I have just had the pleasure of reading a most outstanding piece on Huffpost called “Redefining Butch-femme Relationships”, by Georgia Kollas, writer, Huffington Post blogger, and cultural observer. I loved it! It could not have been any better! I encourage all of you to give it a good read! Also, Ms. Kollas is a self-identified […]Read More Again on Butch-femme Relationships
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
It used to be so much more simple! It used to be that you were either gay or straight, period. Or at least that is how it was in my world growing up in the 60’s/70’s and partying my ass off in the gay bars in the 80’s…it used to be easier I believe. I’m […]Read More The Gender Revolution?
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…
Saturday, 24th…It’s snowing like crazy here today and I am stuck inside watching the flakes rain down from the clouds. There is not even any reason to get dressed, other than to go outside to shovel, today. I’m going to stay in my comfortable clothes, my flannel pajama pants and a sweatshirt and slippers all […]Read More Snow…Dating…Sex….What’s up!?
The way we are raised, the way we grow up is responsible for forming many of the ways that we think and it informs the way that one looks at the world. No two people look at things exactly the same. We are taught our manners, our prejudices and our ways as we are raised […]Read More MainelyButch: Butch Rambles
Flannel Files is a blog that I read regularly. In a post concerning her own personal metamorphosis she asks these questions… “”What about you? Are you a moody butch or in a relationship with one? Are you still a work in progress or is your transformation complete?” I certainly have been told that I am […]Read More Moods and Transformation
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?