Tag: butch

How To Come Out As Butch

Some people are supportive of lesbians – but only if they look a certain way. That “way” is usually thin, feminine, and unthreatening to gender binaries or to men. If you feel more masculine – aka stud, butch, or masculine-of-center – then starting to express your masculinity can be more stressful than coming…

8 Reasons To Love Masculine Women

I’ve always been a lover of the many varieties of women out there. There are no two alike, and that makes them all incredible to me. Still, there’s something to be said about a woman who doesn’t fit the traditional “female aesthetic” – whether she rocks sweat pants and a…

Butches And Babies

I am the type of woman who loves seeing pictures of happy families. Everyone complains when one of their Facebook friends shares 30 million updates of their little ones, but I eat it up. Hey, just because I’m not ready to start a family of my own doesn’t mean I…

Maintaining Your Butch Identity

Is it difficult to keep your identity “in line” with your life? Even among the lesbian community, butch lesbians face a fair amount of scrutiny. With the newly gained acceptance of transgender individuals (both male-to-female and female-to-male) in society, many butch women feel pressured to identify as a “trans man”…

What Makes Female Masculinity Hot?

There is something about being in close proximity to a butch woman that makes me go a little fluttery inside – kind of melty and shy, and occasionally, bold. Perhaps this is accentuated by the fact that butches are rare and precious in my particular corner of the universe, but…

What Is Female Masculinity?

Buzzfeed’s new on-point video on female masculinity. In it they asks people along the masculine-presenting-female perspectives to discuss how they see themselves; from butch to masculine of centre to gender neutral. Masculinity goes beyond aesthetics.” What is female masculinity?

Growing Pains: 25 Problems Only Butch Women Will Understand

25 Problems Only Butch Women Will Understand 1. When people assume because you’re look butch, you’re butch in every way – “Just because I’m wearing a flannel doesn’t mean I own a drill.” 2. When you enter an all female changing room, you’re instantly aware of your lesbian appearance; which causes you not…

17 Things Studs Should Never Be Ashamed Of

1. Not liking sports. 2. Not having the perfect physique. 3. Not wanting to have sex. *although how could you resist this??!!! 4. Or wanting to have lots of sex. 5. Speaking your mind. 6. Being a feminist. 7. Falling in love. 8. Being emotional. 9. Treating your self every…

5 Common Misconceptions About Lesbians

To the heterosexual world, lesbians are mythical creatures. Not unlike the unicorn, the Loch Ness monster or the abominable snowman, heterosexuals know very little about these elusive beings and if they ever met one in person, they’d probably try and snap a selfie with them. What informs most people’s opinions…

Androgyny – The Constant Confusion

My partner is possibly the most androgynous person I know. She thinks she’s a boy most of the time (except when the bins need taking out) and she constantly battles with modern day lesbian traumas like insisting on wearing clothes only made for boys, even when her little size 6…

Tips For Choosing the Right Scent

A great scent becomes as much a part of you as your clothes and hairstyle. You look good so you should smell good too. However, with the release of new perfume and aftershaves happening weekly, every gay-gal needs tip or two on how to choose the perfect scent. Learn about…