Tag Archives: Lesbian

Butch Visibility Project

A narrated slide show by playwright Carolyn Gage about the Butch Visibility Project. Gage talks about the historical erasure of butches from the culture and the impact this has on women. She highlights some of the plays featured in the … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: I am a grown ass woman….not a male child: The Enigma of “Boi”

I am a grown ass woman….not a male child: The Enigma of “Boi” by Carmen O’Day I am a Black Lesbian. Born and bred in one of the largest cities in this nation, I have seen alot. I have seen … Continue reading

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Weighing in on MichFest

What I would say to a trans*sister, whoever you are: I first went to MichFest in 2002, and it was wonderful and amazing. When I left, my feet stood on the earth more solidly, and my gaze was level. When … Continue reading

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Oh Pinocchio

Pinocchio wanted to be a real boy. When I was a little girl, I really related to this. I wanted to be a real boy too. Let me back up. This is my Gender Journey, as memory and patience allow. 

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Hate to break it to you, but Butch and Femme is ALSO Gender

THIS POST FIRST APPEARED AT bugbrennan.com. Much has been written on the butch/femme dynamic and whether it is incompatible with Women’s Liberation. Indeed, much has been written about “the Butch Identity” and “the Femme Identity,” including by Lesbians like Dirt and Bev Jo who are … Continue reading

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All Your Gender Is Gender

Start from there, because it is true. Your female body is not an identity. Everything else is an identity and is socially constructed.

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