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This weekend reclaim your pink, get a butch crush and don’t fall into the blow pony man trap

Cat Fancy performs Saturday at Fat Fancy

Thursday

Reclaiming Pink a short performance by Max Voltage – The co-creator of Homomentum and Homo’s Got Talent hasn’t been heard from all summer (oh my god so long!), but Max is back with a free performance that is part of the JAW Playwrights Festival. This journey through gender and back again is sure to be the colorful and expressive performance we’ve […]

Butch Voices comes to Portland

Ivan Coyote, Anna Camilleri and Lyndell Montgomery perform Swell

Ivan Coyote, Anna Camilleri and Lyndell Montgomery perform Swell

Bringing together a grand spectrum of masculinities Butch Voices Regional Conference comes to P-Town this weekend as part of its four state tour. The gathering butchies celebrate a vast array of identities.

We are woman-identified Butches. We are trans-masculine Studs. We are faggot-identified Aggressives. We are noun Butches, adjective Studs and pronoun-shunning Aggressives. We are she, he, hy, ze, zie […]

The Butch Project Portland photography shoot — call for models

Internationally recognized Photo- based Artist SD (Shaira) Holman is continuing to explore themes of queer identity in her latest work.

The Butch Project, seeks to explore, document and picture what Butch and female masculinity are in contemporary queer communities. The subjects I work with will include many sizes, shapes, ethnicities and styles of Butch. They will be bold, shy, extravagant, tough, pregnant, silly, sexy …etc. etc.

Verbal and literary definitions […]

The weekend is ‘Not Enough’ even with ‘Virgo Madness,’ ‘Gaycations,’ ‘Candy Shop,’ and boat shoes

Dexter Flowers and Cooper Lee Bombardier perform Sunday at Not Enough! Festival

Thursday

Bollywood Bike In with Qurbani – Giving Portland a little much needed cultural flavor local DJ Anjiali and Kid Sister are showing classic Bollywood films outside the Q Center (4115 N Mississippi) all month long. This week features Qurbani and I’m excited to see a South Asian take on the 80s…

Ratatat afterparty with Rude Dudes […]

Butch Voices Conference needs performers, donations, and support!

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We’ve already written a bit about the upcoming Butch Voices conference, but we have just found out that they still need a lot more support! Consider donating your skills/goods for a good cause.

Butch Voices Sez:

Butch Voices PDX needs: butch go go dancers, spoken word performers, date auction candidates, and door prize donations – among other things for the upcoming Butch Voices Portland […]

Butch Voices performer call-out

Mendi tabling for Butch Voices at Latino Gay Pride

This is the big call for ButchVoices’ 2010 Saturday night showcase performance! The show will be on Saturday, Oct. 2nd. Come be part of the action! This is an evening to celebrate people who identify OR perform on the butch spectrum– trans-masculine, studs, aggressives, bois, shy soft butch, genderqueer, androgynes, etc.

We welcome all submissions for performance– anything goes that […]

Butch Voices Conference coming to Portland

BUTCH Voices regional conference

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In collaboration with PSU’s Queer Resource Center, the conference for self-identified “Butches, studs, aggressives, Machas, etc” is coming to Portland! (October 2nd) Next to hoping for strong attendance, the conference organizers are seeking workshop leaders and conference facilitators. Basically, if you have something to say, wantt to lead session, or have an art project you want to show, they want to hear about […]