Posts Tagged ‘butch identity’

Angie Evans: Mini-Interview

03/28/2011  |  5 Comments

"[Butch] represents the way I walk in the world and represents the sisters and brothers who have come before me. It is a part of my herstory. By owning my female masculinity I own the word butch, thus, I own myself."more

Wendi Kali: Mini-Interview

03/25/2011  |  1 Comment

"I identify myself as a motorcycle riding butch lesbian, writer, photographer and self-explorer learning to love and accept myself. I will answer to “Sir” or “Ma’am” but prefer to be described as “handsome” rather than “beautiful”. I am a woman who enjoys binding, packing and moving fluidly between genders."more

Tobi Hill-Meyer: Mini-Interview

03/21/2011  |  1 Comment

"As a butch I think it’s important to speak to my relationship to femmes, femmephobia and the privileging of masculinity. I certainly get crap for being gender non-conforming (on top of crap for being trans), but as a butch trans woman it’s easier for me to separate being gender non-conforming and being masculine."more

What does ‘Genderqueer’ mean?

03/15/2011  |  3 Comments

On Gina Mamone's mini-interview, a commenter named MS wrote: "Can you post a definition of or primer on what gender... more

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