A subjective beginning exploration into the far-reaching but inconsistent landscape of literary tomboys.
In the late 90s and early 00s, I was an awkward, shy, and nerdy girl so I naturally gravitated to girls in films that were… different, like me.
“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.”
What’s better than a great pair of ankle boots? A great pair of ankle boots made for queers by queers!
If you’re a fashionable queer on a budget with a penchant for classy masculine dress shoes who’s still hoping to attend A-Camp this May, today’s Campership Contest announcement is going to make you feel like dancing and prancing!
“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.”
“It’s comfortable and utilitarian, and perfect for when you are dreaming about living in a treehouse or wrangling a menagerie of household pets who are trying to eat you.”
Masculine-of-center and tomboy representation on television has always been lacking, but it’s getting better. Let’s talk about our favorite TV tomboys and what TomboyX gear they’re most likely to have on.
Ellen DeGeneres’ GapKids x ED Collection is smart, cute, and full of subtly subversive messaging against prescriptive gender roles. Basically, the best girl’s clothing line I’ve ever seen.
Buy this sh*t and tell the world your truths, god damn it.
Liz Prince’s new graphic memoir Tomboy is a smart and outright cute exploration of girlhood by a girl who didn’t ‘fit’ but survived to tell the tale.
These aren’t rules. There are no rules. Tomboy femme is its own collage of styles, which gives us the most freedom when it comes to presenting and dressing however we damn well please. Go experiment.
Have no worries lil’ femme chick-adees, I’m here to give you the top 5 pieces of clothing to add to your wardrobe that will instantly spike up anyone’s gaydar without getting an Alternative Lifestyle Haircut.
“I’m also embracing my tomboy/blue jean/lazy femme realness more and more each day. This means if I’m going to spend monies on something, it better be perfect for all of my skipping and hopping around the gender presentation spectrum.”
“Is all your delite and joy in whiskying and romping abroad like a Tom boy?” This post is for you.
What does butch style really mean? What about tomboy fashion? Four queers give you their take on where the two differ and where they collide.
In which I’m snowed in, and make a heart bolo tie from scratch. You should too!
This week, we are celebrating all things awkward and charming, like middle-aged morticians, make-up artists with drag sensibilities, adolescent tomboys and their wimpy male partners-in-crime, not to mention the overprevalence of denim button-downs in the 1970s.
How many gender stereotypes can we fit into one 30 second commercial? You’d be surprised! This ad is REALLY special. I mean really really special. You should watch it.
Have you had any coherent thoughts or engaged in activities that were not watching Sex and the City today? OMG, bro, you’re like such a dude! Chest bump!