Monthly Archives: September 2011

Usually covered in some type of wood shaving

“My name is Rave Clay, and I am a part of the Butch Community.” As it stands, I am 23, queer identified and female bodied. I am a woodworker; former hockey player, inked human and these do not begin to scratch the surface. But for reasons other than these, I identify as butch. There has

Windy City Media: The transformative politics of gender

This article was written by Kate Sosin. Appeared originally: The Windy City Times Photo Credit: Sara Deragon Pictured: (L) Krys Freeman – (R) Cara Thaxton …The division between the two organizations comes at a time when college “women’s studies” programs are increasingly becoming “gender studies” programs and women’s organizations must revise their mission statements to include their

Thanks for your efforts…

“I felt real spirit, conviction, and yes, humor at this event!  Thanks to the organizers, volunteers, participants and to whatever web of drive and kindness brought us all together. Circle Up!! Three hundred cheers and/or fists in the air !! :)” Christy, Philadelphia Just a quick note to send some care in the direction of

BUTCH Voices is “Pro-Bono” – Story and Photo Holding the broad tent of identities that are a part of the BUTCH Voices community has not always been an easy task, but one that we value highly.  Conversations across identity – gender, race, sexuality, ability, class, background, and size – are key components in creating spaces that are

Gendercast: Reflections on BUTCH Voices 2011

Gendercast host Jessie interviews BUTCH Voices Programming Chair Jay Walls & partner Kari Kesler who appeared on a previous episode discussing feminism. Join Jessie as they discuss the 2011 BUTCH Voices National Conference with Kari Kesler, our guest from Episode 9 on Feminism and Jay Walls, who served the programming chair for the conference. Jessie