BUTCH Voices 2013

BUTCH Voices Memories!

Aside from this teaser, we’re still waiting on images from the talented Miki Vargas, our official conference photographer. But if *you* have any shots from the conference, please do share them on the BUTCH Voices facebook page, and we’ll help connect new friends as we head home and integrate an amazingly packed 4 days of

Raising Our BUTCH Voices

— Lex, BUTCH Voices Board Member, lexisword.com Ask anyone to define butch and you’ll get every answer imaginable. It is an essence intangible in language and yet palpable in presence. It is from and for this fluidity, this ambiguity, and this diversity that BUTCH Voices was envisioned. In 2008, BUTCH Voices was founded to unite

Community Guidelines, and Presenter Release & Conduct

The core of the BUTCH Voices mission statement is “to enhance and sustain the well-being of all women, female-bodied, and trans-identified individuals who are Masculine of Center,” and as such we intend to maintain “safer” and supportive spaces for all attendees, presenters, and organizers of the BUTCH Voices national conferences. On August 9th, 2013, it

Pop-Up Consignment Shop in Oakland for Butch Clothing + Accessories

Reprinted from Oakland City Councilperson Rebecca Kaplan’s blog, http://kaplanforoakland.org/2013/08/butchvoices-conference-pop-up-store/: I am pleased to pass along information about a new ‘pop-up’ consignment shop that sells butch clothing and accessories. The pop-up is hosted by Show and Tell, a LGBTQI-friendly store at 1300 Clay Street #160 in downtown Oakland’s City Center Plaza. Between August 5th and August