Butch Desire

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 […]

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Again on Butch-femme Relationships

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 […]

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Butch…Trans…A Conversation

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 […]

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The Gender Revolution?

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 […]

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Those Darned Definitions…

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 […]

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MainelyButch: Butch Rambles

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 […]

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Moods and Transformation

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 […]

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Butch Strength

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 […]

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