BUTCH In The Media

Hundreds attend second national BUTCH Voices conference

This review was written by Nicole Jones. Appeared originally: Oakland North …Oakland continues to be a prime location to host the national BUTCH Voices conference. At Thursday night’s opening celebration, Oakland City Councilmember at Large Rebecca Kaplan addressed the conference goers. “As the only butch in the local government,” she said, “I gotta say it is so

Challenging Assumptions

from left: Q-Roc Ragsdale (BUTCH Voices Board), Eva Rivera, Michelle Paris and Theresa Strong. This profile was written by Tammye Nash. It appeared originally in The Dallas Voice. …[W]hatever label you use, Radsdale says, its about a “masculine of center” identity that is a natural state for some women but that, at the same time,