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Butch Voices weekend.. wow

Wow, what a weekend.  Community, controversy, energy, exhaustion, conversation, adrenaline, hopefulness, affirmation… I’m overwhelmed still, and might be for a few days.  The sessions were great, the socializing was awesome.  So much good food, good conversation, catching up with old … Continue reading

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Big Tent Blues… hitting pause

In my last post I acknowledged that I didn’t know much about the accusations of ageism, sexism and misogyny being leveled at the Butch Voices organizers by people who have left the organization.  I asked for more information.  In response, … Continue reading

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Big Tent Blues: what did I miss?

CH commented on my Big Tent Blues post yesterday that I hadn’t addressed the concerns of ageism, misogyny and lack of feminist principals raised by the folks who left to create Butch Nation.  As I’m reading through Sasha T. Goldberg’s … Continue reading

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Big Tent Blues: the Butch Voices / Butch Nation, Masculine-of-Center / Butch controversy

If you’re on the Butch Voices mailing list(s) or follow them on Facebook, you’ve probably seen some of the discussions that have erupted over a change in the Butch Voices mission statement.  The word ‘butch’ was taken out of the … Continue reading

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Butch Voices is nigh

On Thursday evening, I’ll be flying to SFO for two very good reasons:  the BUTCH Voices 2011 national conference in Oakland and to be with my sweetheart, Roxy. I’ll be presenting on two topics this year:  Genderqueer Identity and Intentional … Continue reading

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Butch Voices Spoken Word Line Up

This is the (tentative) line up for the Butch Voices Spoken Word performance on Sunday, August 21st.  I recognize a couple of names: Set 1 1. Elana Dykewomon 2. DeAngela Cooks 3. Kyle Jones 4. Day Walker Intermission: 10 mins … Continue reading

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