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
I have a buddy named Ryal, that has just recently started blogging on WordPress. Here’s the link to his blog: “Trigger Warning” yes, the name of the blog is Trigger Warning, and I will add that there are some seriously blunt topics discussed. He’s just gotten started and could use our input and interaction on […]Read More Introducing a New Blogger…”Trigger Warning”
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
As most know our community lost a warrior this last week in the passing of Leslie Feinberg, trans Butch lesbian author and activist. Ivan Coyote wrote the best piece on Leslie’s passing, which you can read here. Ivan Coyote: Blue Not-so-stone Butch I can’t even put into words what Ivan managed to do so well […]Read More Leslie Feinberg: Ivan’s Tribute
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?
The last 20 years I have – like the rest of the world most likely – watched and participated in the internet and the world-wide web taking over the world; bringing social networking to our tool box for communication. It has certainly drawn our LGBT communities much closer; brought individuals into our lives that we […]Read More Our Internet Allegiances and Remembering when…
I was directed to a blog last night that stunned the crap out of me with its anti-Butch/Femme/Trans overtones and direct, blatant lies and misconception. It infuriates me that this far into the fight for equality across the board the we are still belittling and ridiculing each other right her within the LGBT alphabet soup […]Read More Butch-phobia….my personal rant
I am Butch. I identify myself as Butch. Some may call is a “label”, I call it my identity; my gender. There will always be arguments about “labels” within the LGBT community, no matter what not everyone uses them or identifies with any particular group or sub-group. That’s a personal choice. A choice I have […]Read More Identifying as Butch: Butch Perspectives
A Smooth Stone… Excellent insight on the Stone Butch persona. I enjoy this blogger’s writing very much!Read More A Smooth Stone..