From the Release: Commenting on BUTCH Voices conferences past and present, 2011 Conference Keynote Alice Y. Hom continues, last year, “I organized and presented a panel called, ‘Bromance, Kinship, and Mandates: Unveiling Taboo Topics’ with 5 other panelists who are AAPI queers of various gender identifications. … [This year,] I’m looking forward to [engaging] with
As the Founder of BUTCH Voices, I feel it necessary to share my thoughts on the many changes that have taken place over the years with our organization; especially in light of our most recent publicity and after seeing the many responses to official statements [statement 1] [statement 2] released by our BV board president,
This is something that I never thought I would have to write. Yet, I know, with change, often come awkward stepping stones. Writing this now, I am confident that I will look back on this moment and understand it as one necessary to the development and sustainment of BUTCH Voices. Recently, former BUTCH Voices members
“Although directed at a target audience, we are anything but insular,” says BUTCH Voices President, Chief Strategist, and Conference Co-Chair, Krys Freeman. “Because of our presence and multi-regional outreach efforts, we’ve gained backing from groups and media outlets we never expected … from DC, NY, New Jersey, Florida … The list is getting a little
The BUTCH Voices 2011 submission deadline has been extended until June 15th, 20011. The second national conference of it’s kind, BUTCH Voices 2011 is produced by a team of critical-thinking, open-minded, gender-bending social justice activists who share a common goal of increasing positive visibility.