Conference Overview

We are at times stigmatized in the communities we call home because of our gender identities, and how we may present. We are different, they say. Sometimes they even call us “inappropriate” women, because of the way our female born bodies emanate masculinity. It’s time we had a say in who we are, and how

Butch Voices Conference Raffle and Sharon Bridgforth

The Butch Voices team has been fortunate to round up some really incredible donated items which will be raffled off at the conference in Oakland this August. ¬†Funds raised will go to the Butch Voices conference expenses. We’ve received items from local Bay area businesses like In-Symmetry, who has donated a one hour hot stone

Dyke March and Pride in San Francisco

Butch Voices will have a team of volunteers and steering committee members handing out conference flyers over Pride weekend in San Francisco. If you’d like to join this team, send us an email butchvoices@gmail.com Take advantage of the discount included on the flyer to use towards registration. Click here to download flyers: Flyer 1 and

Conference Performances

The Performance Chairs of the 2009 Butch Voices conference – Arnetta Smith (aka King McQueen) and Kelli Dunham – would like to give you a quick glance of amazing performers for the Butch Voices 2009 Performance and Spoken Word. Be aware, however, that the lineup is subject to change as Butch Voices will be finalizing