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Show a butch some love

I read somewhere that International Butch Appreciation Day was earlier this week.

“I’m mad at you,” I jokingly told W.  “No card. No nothing.”

“In this house, everyday is Butch Appreciation Day,” she said. 14 more words


Justin Ayars, JD - Virginia Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Today, Carol interviews Justin Ayars from the Virginia Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. He talks about starting the state-wide resource for LGBTQ identified business owners, along with the launch of UNITE Virginia, Virginia’s first statewide publication that connects, informs, and engages Virginia’s LGBTQ community and its allies. 21 more words


When gender does not compute

At W’s family reunion, we sit inside an old firehouse at long tables covered with vinyl tablecloths. At the end of one of the tables, a woman with a laptop is trying to piece together the family tree. 60 more words


The butch and the bathing suit

I have been packing for vacation.

Cargo shorts, T-shirts, dress T-shirts. Athletic socks, boxer briefs.

And then I went to grab my swimsuit from the tippy top shelf of my closet.  57 more words


Femme Friday

So said the butch. And so it was.

Thank you for:

* Curves like a stainless steel rollercoaster track.

* Calling me “Baby.”

* Telling me I’m beautiful. 120 more words



Long :-\ sorry.

I picked at the fresh green grass at the edge of the sidewalk. Swaying side to side while sitting on my longboard and staring at the soccer practice that was coming to an end on the field in front of me. 4,926 more words

Leaving Normal: Adventures in Gender by Rae Theodore

We have our winners! Congratulations emmarosemillar and Maia!

Happy Sunday! We have a fabulous guest blogger for y’all today! Rae Theodore recently released her debut novel… 761 more words

Guest Blog

middleagebutch reblogged this on The Flannel Files and commented:

Guys, check out my guest post on the fabulously awesome Women and Words. Oh, and if you leave a comment, you'll be in the running for a free copy of my book, Leaving Normal: Adventures in Gender. Because who doesn't like free stuff?