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

tenzin

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!

Kathleen Livingston

Femmethology Author Kathleen Livingston

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

Sex and Chronic Illness

“The stereotype of the PWD (person with a disability) as asexual or as sexually unappealing is fairly clobbered,” says Jennifer Clare Burke regarding the narrator she created in A Life Less Convenient. The unnamed narrator’s story unfolds across dozens of letters. She wants to make her relationship work with D, but her own failing body … Keep on reading!

Mette Bach Femmethology author

Mette Bach Reads From “The Conversation”

Mette Bach reads from “The Conversation,” which appears in Visible: A Femmethology, Volume 1. Mette Bach wrote about femme identity in her syndicated humor column, “Not That Kind of Girl,” for nearly four years. Her work has been anthologized in First Person Queer, Second Person Queer and Fist of the Spider Woman. She now writes … Keep on reading!

Kicked Out, Stories from LGBT Queer Homeless Youth

Nat Rose Kicked Out author

Kicked Out Author Nat Roslin

What has being kicked out meant for you? Being kicked out has meant finding my own feet in a world I’m still not sure of. But it’s also shown me that I have a family that is completely not biological in anyway shape or form. The meaning of family has altered and changed completely for … 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!

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.