Archive for on butches

Miriam Zoila Perez: Mini-Interview

03/04/2011  |  1 Comment

"I came up feeling afraid to claim it in case people decided I wasn't butch "enough." My butchness isn't particularly tough, or hard. My masculinity is more akin to queer male masculinity—faggy butch, you might call it."more

Still Time to Contribute to Symposium #2

03/02/2011  |  No Comments

Butch Lab's Symposium #2 is in progress, and I have some great submissions so far! I'm compiling them this week,... more

AT: Mini-Interview

02/28/2011  |  2 Comments

Butch says it as no other label can. Butches, for the most part, present tough and perform tender. I love the word Butch as it well characterizes the stuff of Butch.more

Jenni Olson: Mini-Interview

02/25/2011  |  4 Comments

"Butch is a word that helps me speak proudly about a very important aspect of myself. I love that it enables me to embrace so many of my unique and special qualities in a celebratory way and to connect with others who are interested in dialogue about gender difference in society (especially other butches, and the girls who "get" me). "more

“It’s All Butch” 2011 Calendar

02/24/2011  |  2 Comments

Photographer Debbie Boud has put together a 2011 calendar featuring butch pin-up photos, It's All Butch. Says Debbie: "The It's all Butch... more

Claudia Rodriguez (aka C-Rod): Mini-Interview

02/21/2011  |  No Comments

"Butch is word that I’ve grown to embrace, I love being butch but sometimes I hate the baggage, mostly expectations and misconceptions others, friends and foes, impose on me because my gender presentation is butch."more

Raquel Gutierrez: Mini-Interview

02/18/2011  |  No Comments

Performer, writer, arts promoter in LA. myspace.com/butchlalis & raquefella.com 1. What is your relationship with the word or identity "butch?" I... more

Butch Lab Symposium #2, Feb/March 2011

02/15/2011  |  No Comments

WHAT IS THE BUTCH LAB SYMPOSIUM? The Symposium is a cross between a blog carnival and a round-up, where participants... more

Butch Lab Symposium #2: Call for Participation

02/15/2011  |  No Comments

Hey, writers and folks interested in gender! The next Butch Lab Symposium topic has been decided, after much deliberation, and... more

Grace Moon: Mini-Interview

02/14/2011  |  No Comments

Me and butch go way back. We had a brief falling out in my early 20's, we rekindled our relationship later that decade. We now enjoy each other immensely, albeit with some disagreements here and there. Relationships are a growing process. more