Today is the 40th anniversary of the day Star Wars was released in 1977. I had a few choices this morning when I tried to decide what to wear to celebrate. Click here to see what I mean. Star Wars: So Many Choices I added a sweater vest to make my outfit presentable, and only revealed … Read more
There are some perks reserved for those of us with breasts. For whatever reason, Butches and men lose their collective shit when in the presence of a nice pair of breasts. You don’t agree? Ladies, Butches and men often hold the door open for you, right? You don’t have to pay for dinner on a … Read more
I love talking about Butch fashion. I think Butches can benefit from some sharing in this regard. Many of us grew up in a household where we weren’t taught how to dress, like our siblings and friends who were all lined up gender-wise were. Moms teach their daughters how to dress for different occasions. This … Read more
On May the Fourth Be With You, or Star Wars Day, I’d like to pay homage to Mr. Han Solo. Today, I am dressed like Han. I will walk around today in my Han costume, pretending to be him. Rakish good looks, charm to spare, self confidence on overload. Do I do this for the clothes? … Read more
Hi BOTs. A few random thoughts for you as I sit in my seat on the plane. 1. Couldn’t find a parking spot this morning. Being late and having to park closer to the airport isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Also, no one is leaving the airport at 6:30 am. 2. Been called … Read more
I’m excited to be able to run my first contest. And it’s not for a free CD or tshirt – not that I don’t love free CDs and tshirts. I mean, everyone loves a free tshirt. Just look how the crowd absolutely loses its (collective) mind when someone starts throwing tshirts from the stage. You’ll … Read more
Tonight, while writing our Christmas cards, my wife got bored and started drawing on my arm with a pen. What did she write? “Butch,” of course. Just like Lea Delaria. Now, I would never claim to be as Butch as Lea. Nor would I claim to be as talented a singer as Lea. I would … Read more
I am honored to have been selected as one of the Stylish 100 by DapperQ. What a great compliment! Check out the list here (http://www.dapperq.com/2015/06/100-most-stylish-dapperqs-2015/). It’s Butch to be recognized for being yourself. Be Butch.
What does it mean to be one of the most powerful Butches in America? Does it mean that women won’t freak out when I walk in the correct restroom? Does it mean that people at restaurants, coffee shops, drug stores, service counters, auto shops, and on planes will stop calling me “Sir”?
The author captured many of my Butch problems, but I couldn’t help myself. I thought of a few more. And, as a Butch who loves Femmes, mine are a little different.