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True, the one on the left has short hair, but she's wearing makeup and her whole look is completely feminine. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community. "Butches, Femmes, And Feminists: The Politics Of Lesbian Sexuality." NWSA Journal 1.3 (1989): 398. Because what it *looks* like is a random magazine photo of two women, neither of whom looks the slightest bit butch. “Desire Work, Performativity, and the Structuring of a Community: Butch/Fem Relations of the 1940s and 1950s.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, vol. Finally, I plan to reorganize and move some of the Lesbian terms section to History and/or Etymology, as the section is vague and unorganized.-- Ajcart06 (talk) , 13 October 2016 (UTC) Source: Smith, Elizabeth A. She should be told that she does not and her private prejudices must not be allowed.--87.243.196.167 , (UTC) Can you provide any evidence that this is actually a picture of a butch-femme couple? I also plan to take some of the information from the Femme section and move it to the History section, as it pertains to the History of Butch and Femme culture. It is a photo of a butch and femme couple and is eminently suited to be displayed in this article. Very good reasons have to be given before deleting something that belongs to Wikimedia Commons, ie, all of us.--87.243.196.167 , (UTC) Look at the top of this page, where it is stated that a photo should be added to improve the quality of the article, well a photo was added but then deleted by someone who thinks she owns the article. It is a fact that butches generally prefer not to wear feminine styles, and instead adopt a butch aesthetic. As for your other questions, no one is telling anyone how to identify or how to dress.

This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Women, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of women on Wikipedia. I can see the elevator pitch for it now: Butch and Femme: "just two girls trying to make their way in the Big Apple; part Odd Couple, part part Laverne & Shirley, part Moonlighting".

The only acceptable "butch" is one who looks like an ersatz man ?

But now, we are supposed to look and dress alike and conform to stereotypes ?

“Liberating Practice: A Critique of the Expressivist Turn in Lesbian-Feminist and Queer Practice.” NWSA Journal, vol. Here is what I would like to add, and it would be inserted after the 2nd paragraph of the 'Mid-20th Century' section. studies, more conservative homophile organizations, such as the Daughters of Bilitis, discouraged butch-femme roles and identities.

I'll be writing and researching more for this section soon, but for now I have a small bit concerning the homophile organization the Daughters of Bilitus and their view on butch and femme identites.

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