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
So, I got up on Monday and made the decision in my head to drag my ass out of the stupid funk that I had gotten into, change my attitude and to have a good week. And…it worked. I’ve been very upbeat all week. And tonight I even invited my parents over to my place […]Read More Role Models
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?
I’m not sure exactly how to write about this, or what I want to say, so we’ll see how it goes as I type on here. Let me say that I am just me, and these are my personal thoughts and opinions. I know there are many varying views, and I don’t know that any […]Read More My Butch Musings Today
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”
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
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
When other women would ask me about what books to read my first go to book was always “Stone Butch Blues” by Leslie Feinberg. Leslie was a pioneer in the Butch world. To me she was the Butch of all Butches…King of the Kingdom. In 1993 when Stone Butch Blues hit the shelves many of […]Read More On the passing of Leslie Feinberg
“Significant problems cannot be solved at the same level of thinking which created them.” Einstein I read the most horrible blog yesterday here on WordPress, and was stunned to see such a waste of time and space on here. I’ll give you the general gist of the blog: it was hateful. AND the blogger was […]Read More Stop the Stupid In-Fighting!
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?