Posts Tagged ‘identity’

On misperceiving someone as femme or butch (again)

05/08/2008  |  7 Comments

A couple heated comments about my last post already, and I want to make a couple things clearer. First: I believe it... more

On misperceiving someone as femme or butch

05/08/2008  |  7 Comments

I often have conversations with folks who say that they have been perceived femme or butch, and they really don't... more

the sadistic impulse

04/21/2008  |  11 Comments

me: I want to smack your ass her: that's exciting to me. how do you feel when you're doing that? me: strong,... more

re-valuing masculinity

02/01/2008  |  14 Comments

Part one ... more thoughts forthcoming It is no secret that I like identity categories. Anyone who has read around on... more

Do I pack daily?

12/19/2007  |  2 Comments

Multiple people have asked me how often I pack, lately. The short answer is: no, I don't pack daily. The longer answer... more

small butch revelations

12/15/2007  |  No Comments

Excerpt from a letter I just wrote to one of my best friends in Seattle, after some conversations we had... more

motivations behind my butch identity development process

11/02/2007  |  2 Comments

Yes, it's true, I said "how do I get THAT kind of girl?" when looking at the femmes, and have... more

butch stoicism

10/31/2007  |  4 Comments

This past weekend, a friend reminded me that my sensitivity manifests in this butch body, this gender performance, as stoicism.... more

what gender is

08/17/2007  |  12 Comments

... and the beginnings (continuings) of My Gender Manifesto.A little bit of conversation about femme (specificially) and gender (in general)... more

butch/femme disruption of the heteronormative paradigm

08/14/2007  |  9 Comments

This whole sex/gender conversation has had me skipping around today & yesterday with the singsong voice, saying, my readers are... more