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 Contributor Mx Mirage

What has being kicked out meant for you? Being kicked out has meant learning when to ask for help and not feel like a burden in doing so. It’s also meant creating a true family, which continues to be an amazing adventure.

Kathleen Livingston

Femmethology Author Kathleen Livingston

Femme (n.) : A set of norms about femininity and the ways we transgress them.

the fantastic leslie freeman

Femmethology Author Leslie Freeman

How do you define your femme identity? I am a dis/abled femme and a femme crip. I understand both femme and crip to be markers of conscious, critical engagement with difference.  Femme, as I live it, represents a proactive choice to perform, push, and challenge my feminine gender orientation. Femme is independent of sex, of … Keep on reading!

Brooke Bolen Femmethology author

Femmethology Author Brook Bolen

How do you define your femme identity? While I definitely use my femmeness to attract potential suitors, it is my something I create and use primarily for myself. As I discuss in my essay, I’ve don’t consider femininity to be an indicator of weakness, but rather power. This power is amplified by the fact that … Keep on reading!

Kicked Out, Stories from LGBT Queer Homeless Youth

Author Julie Ann Peters

A Conversation with Kicked Out Author Julie Ann Peters

Publisher’s Note: This is an interview between Kicked Out Editor Sassafras Lowrey and author Julie Ann Peters. I became familiar with Julie Anne Peter’s work very much by accident. I was preparing to move across the U.S. All my books were in boxes. An avid reader, I was going a little bit crazy without my … Keep on reading!

kicked out author angie guerra

Kicked Out Author Angie Guerra

What has being kicked out meant for you? Being kicked out, meant I had to be strong. I had to keep on. I don’t think I ever realized just how much it effected my life. It was just something that was. I approached it (being kicked out) as something that happened, and now I had … Keep on reading!

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!