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Announcing Nalo Zidan: Keynote Speaker for BUTCH Voices 2019

At BUTCH Voices, one goal of ours is to continue to bring keynote speakers who represent the important work that is being done in our masculine of center communities. This year, we are proud to continue working towards that goal by bringing someone who is shifting the narrative and enlightening the world on black girl

Announcing Kelli Dunham: Keynote Speaker for BUTCH Voices 2019

Here at BUTCH Voices we are invested in the power of advocacy, storytelling, and laughter. We are proud to announce Kelli Dunham as one of our keynote speakers for BUTCH Voices 2019! Kelli is the genderqueer ex-nun storytelling nurse comic, so common in modern Brooklyn. Kelli has appeared on Showtime and the Discovery Channel, the

Ten Years = A Decade Strong

Ten years. A decade strong…and still going. BUTCH Voices celebrated our ten year anniversary conference Aug 15-18, 2019 in Oakland. Our theme: the Legacy of BUTCH Voices. When we as a collective think about our legacy these words come to mind: Community. Inclusion. Change. Vulnerability. Welcoming. Connection. Intergenerational. Powerful. Freedom. Kindness Authenticity…and more. How do

BUTCH Voices Solidarity Walking Tour

Conference time has arrived, and we’re so excited to see everyone who is joining us in Oakland for #BV2017! We are also excited for a quick addition to our program.   On Saturday at 5pm, we’ll be leading a local queer/POC-owned business walking tour around the neighborhood where BUTCH Voices is taking place. From Oakstop, we will walk in solidarity with the people of

Welcome to Oakland: BUTCH Voices 2017

Welcome to Oakland for BUTCH Voices 2017! We are excited to be back again in a city where we’ve built so many relationships and worked together in community. Thank you to Councilmember At Large Rebecca Kaplan for being an out butch on the political front, and for welcoming all of our attendees.     Top