What is a Man?

What if a man is a man because he says he is? Curious?

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Visible: A Femmethology, Differences Celebrated

Kicked Out author E. F. Schraeder

Femmethology Author Ariel McGowan

Femme is one of the boxes I like to play in.

Asha Leong Femmethology author

Femmethology Author Asha Leong

How do you define your femme identity? Delicate as a pearl housed in an oyster. Strong as the branches of a magnolia tree. Femme has come home to roost in my heart. Femmes feed my soul and build me up over all the cracks in my soul from struggle and oppression. While I joke about … Keep on reading!

Femmethology author Stacie Seaman by the sea

Femmethology Author Stacia Seaman

[F]emme to me is something that’s always growing and changing as I grow and change. It’s about being comfortable in my own skin, despite the changes that occur inside and out.

Femmethology contributor Caitlin Childs

Femmethology Author Caitlin Childs

How do you define your femme identity? I am a queer intersex woman who purposefully and thoughtfully creates and plays with a feminine gender that was consciously created by and for me. My femme gender is smart, sassy, tough, glamorous and fun. My shoe collection consists of tons of heels (4”+ please!), skate shoes and … Keep on reading!

Kicked Out, Stories from LGBT Queer Homeless Youth

E. F. Schraeder Kicked Out author

Kicked Out Author E. F. Schraeder

In an instant, being kicked out defined my possibilities by forcing me to answer this question: do I want to be true to myself, or do I want to seek my family’s approval.

kay undalay barrett kicked out author

Kicked Out Author kay ulanday barrett

What has being kicked out meant for you? i feel that i have always been in the middle, traveling moving in between things: my gender, my homeland & being american-born, being kicked out and paving new home. being kicked out made me understand that i had to create pamilya on a daily basis, it has … Keep on reading!


Kicked Out Author Tenzin

What has being kicked out meant for you? Living on the streets has altered me as a person. The fear of being homeless again persists, as does a sense of otherness. Because I have seen things that others have difficulty imagining, I have difficulty relating to other people and anticipate violence in even benign environments. … Keep on reading!