No Thanks, No Giving

BUTCH Voices recognizes Day of Mourning in solidarity with Indigenous communities across Turtle Island. We realize that many people observe this day without thinking about or being aware of the history. We urge our community members working toward racial justice and solidarity to read up on the real history and the Indigenous movement work being done

Addressing Anti-Blackness and Violence

Graphic by Instagram user @calirock [Image description: Black background with white lettering that says “some are posting on social media some are protesting in the streets some are donating silently some are educating themselves some are having tough conversations with friends & family  a revolution has many lanes — be kind to yourself and to

Stop Killing Black People

Artwork by: Micah Bazant via Forward Together [Image description: Painting of a young non-binary Black person with their hands up, wearing a t-shirt that says “Don’t Shoot”. In back of them is a crowd of Black people in the street at night with their hands up. Large text says “Stop Killing Black People”.] We at BUTCH Voices must

A Decade Strong…and still going

Ten years. A decade strong…and still going. BUTCH Voices celebrated our ten year anniversary conference in 2019 in Oakland. Our theme: the Legacy of BUTCH Voices.With so much unknown with the Covid-19 pandemic, in-person events and gatherings are on hold. As a collective, we need to feel that connection and community, especially now. So we

BUTCH Voices Next Steps

A look back and forward from BUTCH Voices Founder & Board Chair, Joe LeBlanc So much gratitude to everyone who joined us at Oakstop in August, for our ten year anniversary conference. To our vendors and sponsors, presenters and performers, volunteers and attendees. THANK YOU. BUTCH Voices happens because of you, through and through.   BUTCH