Category Archives: ButchLab

Butch Lab Symposium #2, the round up

Butch Lab’s second Symposium is about Stereotypes and Misconceptions around butch identity. Ali Oh at Made of Words: Bottoms Up, Thumbs Up: Now apparently masculine-of-center people aren’t supposed to be bottoms. In fact, one of Jae’s former girlfriends called her … Continue reading

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A writer’s life: selection, rejection

Tuesday was a highly condensed bag of success and failure as far as my writing career goes.  Good news first, I wrote an article on Genderqueer Identity for Butch Lab, Sinclair Sexsmith’s transmasculine community project.  It was posted on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Butch Lab Symposium #2: Butch Stereotypes, Cliches and Misconceptions

Butch Lab Symposium #2, March 2011: Butch Stereotypes, Cliches, and Misconceptions: What do people think “butch” means? What are the stereotypes around being butch? What do people assume is true about you [or the masculine of center folks in your life], but … Continue reading

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ButchLab Symposium #2, deadline is March 1st

I’m working on mine right now — yeah, I’m working right up against the deadline — and wanted to help get the word out to others who might want to participate.  Here’s the topic: Symposium #2, March 2011: Butch Stereotypes, Cliches, … Continue reading

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Today’s ButchLab Mini-Interview .. featuring Me

I’m proud and happy to be today’s mini-interview subject on ButchLab.  ButchLab is a new site dedicated to exploring topics around butch and masculine-of-center identity.  My interview joins a collection that includes friends and role-models,  Joe LeBlanc and S. Bear Bergman. … Continue reading

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Butchlab: Sexsmith’s new experiment in butch identity and community

Not long ago, Sinclair Sexsmith started teasing us about a new Butch-oriented project she was working on.  I kept watching my reader for more information but Sexsmith kept us all waiting until yesterday, when she announced ButchLab was online. What’s … Continue reading

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Sinclair’s symposium #1: on butch identity

Not long ago, Sinclair Sexsmith announced on Sugarbutch Chronicles that she was launching a new, as yet unnamed, project centering around masculine of center gender identities… from her mission statement: to promote a greater understanding of masculine of center gender … Continue reading

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