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With the popularity of online dating, gay men continue to have their own butch/femme dynamics and are criticized for giving “masc” guys more attention.
— a fashion blog focused on menswear for women — examines the origins and history of the term “butch.” The word has a complex backstory, and the video takes us on a journey from the term’s burgeoning popularity throughout the 1940s, to its association with working class masculine-of-center lesbians in the 1970s, to its current usage.
As with many LGBTQ terms, there are ongoing debates about who gets to use and claim the word “butch” to describe themselves.
Everyone was a butch or a femme at the time, and if you weren’t, you were called a “kiki.”Butches (and femmes) faced criticism from middle and upper class lesbians who felt that they replicated heterosexual relationships.
In 1969, a handful of butch lesbians participated in the Stonewall Riots.Ellen De Generes debuted her talk show after coming out on her sitcom less than a decade before.With sneakers and blazers, she was the quintessential soft butch.Butch lesbians trans folks alike saw a reflection of themselves in Feinberg’s work.Butch has been connected to trans identities, and some who identified as butch women went on to identify as trans men or transmasculine.