Category Archives: butch/trans/genderqueer

On Butch Identity, Masculinity and Being Intentional

mas·cu·lin·i·ty (msky-ln-t)  n. pl. mas·cu·lin·i·ties 1. The quality or condition of being masculine. 2. Something traditionally considered to be characteristic of a male. mas·cu·line (msky-ln)  adj. 1. Of or relating to men or boys; male. 2. Suggestive or characteristic of … Continue reading

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What Does Genderqueer Mean to You?

Do you identify as genderqueer?  What does that word mean to you?  Did you take it on for personal reasons, or is it a political statement against binary gender? I had the pleasure of drinking beers with a couple of … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Communicating Me

A conversation with my wife this morning, one in a series on gender identity and the binary, pointed a bright spotlight on an area of my personal identity journey my wife has serious issues with:  my male identity. OK, it’s … Continue reading

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Shout Outs for Genderqueer Blogs, Gender Odyssey Early Registration

I’d like to welcome Jake Jacobsen’s new blog, Genderqueer Pie Please, to the always-expanding family of Butch, Genderqueer, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans* masculine bloggers: Genderqueer isn’t a new movement, it isn’t even a movement, or new, it’s been around a long, long time, … Continue reading

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Butchtastic Shout-Outs! Easy Abby, Owldolatrous, Awkward Queers and more

Here are a few projects I think deserve your love and support, please check them out! Web series fun… Easy Abby – Every day she’s learning how to make love more difficult My friend Wenjo Carlton, who brought us Jamie and … Continue reading

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Butch Voices Announces Community Conversation in San Francisco, 12/15

December 15 BUTCH Voices presents our first Community Conversations event happening on December 15th, co-sponsored by the Queer Resource Center at City College San Francisco. Capacity is limited to 60 attendees. So RSVP today. No cost to attend. RSVP with … Continue reading

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TDOR: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, and I invite everyone to take a moment to remember and honor the trans* and gender non-conforming people who have died due to violence and intolerance.  I include gender non-conforming because transphobia isn’t limited … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Travelling While Trans, Family Edition

It’s the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday (US edition) and my family will be travelling next week.  It will mark the first time I’ve flown since February, which is weird considering how friendly the skies and I have become during … Continue reading

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I Now Pronounce You…. ?

Queerly beloved… we are gathered here today to witness the joining of this gender non-conforming transmasculine individual and this woman….  A long time friend and reader, Dru, posed this question to me in a Facebook chat: What does one call … Continue reading

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More on Roving Pack

As often happens after I hit the ‘publish’ button, today I had some additional thoughts about Roving Pack, the novel by Sassafras Lowrey, that I recently reviewed. In the review, I said that I was inspired and called to write … Continue reading

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