Three brides who opted for suits explain how their choice of attire ensured that their wedding was the best day of their lives.
“I’m a financial planner specifically serving queer, trans, and polyamorous individuals and families, so I need to dress business-y, but I also want to look queer. I spent the first 20-something years of my life just wearing band t-shirts and chucks, and I would really love to feel more put-together and intentional with my fashion than that.”
Being able to be soft in this world is important for a lot of folks; but also, I think it’s a privilege. And when you exist in a world saying “women look like this” and you do not look like this (and maybe even aren’t a woman), it takes being hard in order to thrive. There is beauty in being hard that way. There is a reason we tell our lovers their haircuts make them look “sharp.”
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“Loving women and loving the land are the two things I told myself I would never do, and somehow, they got all tangled up in each other.”
“Look good and cool while going anywhere” should be the soft butch motto, probably.
“There are a lot of butches out there still. More than ever. And in a larger variety than ever. And that is what my project depicts, in style, body, race and gender non-conformity.”
“To me, being masculine-of-center means boyishness, it means blurring gender lines, it means a more vulnerable and delicate form of masculinity. It gives me the freedom to not fulfill expectations based on my assigned gender and body.”
Just a little vintage eye candy for you.
Masculine of center people are often left out of conversations about skincare, but we all deserve to feel good and comfortable in our skin.
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Kristin of Everyone Is Gay and My Kid Is Gay gives advice for a 16-year-old and her mom trying to deal with coming out as bisexual and gender nonconforming!
It took me years to settle into the idea that masculinity and topping were actually, authentically my identities.
We’re collaborating with Venezuelan design and clothing company Sorte Tienda to bring handmade, screenprinted, and very queer t-shirts into your life.
“Girard’s writing is special in the way it speaks the language of our lived experience of moving through and within gender — inching, painfully slow, changeable, delightful, sexy, and made manifest in a thousand tiny ways, often between people and between words, unspoken.”
“Instead of getting medical care, I had a work colleague help me to my hotel room and pour me a tumbler of whiskey. I downed the whiskey with a handful of aspirin and prayed for the pain to stop.”
Happy Monday, you majestic bursts!
“I talked about how so much of my work with FFAF or here at Autostraddle is really just a sort of queer femme lighthouse keeping. I’m here, you’re not alone, this is a perfectly alright way to be, let me help you.“
In 2015 we’ve met or got reacquainted with some extremely hot masculine-of-center women or otherwise identified queers. Here’s 10 sexy studs worth swooning over.
Winter’s best footwear trends, part one of two: this installment is focusing on the dapper end of boots for our handsome MOC and tomboy-oriented readers out there, with styling tips and more!