Have you made any of these assumptions about what it means to be butch?
These misconceptions are really damaging, and way too common – and you might not realize how much they recreate harmful ideas that come straight from patriarchal thinking.
It’s time for a reality check.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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- Celebrating Butch: A Powerful Photo Collection on Female Masculinity
- Being a Butch Woman Around Men Sure Would Be A Lot Easier Without the Patriarchy
Rhea Ewing is a queer artist living in Wisconsin. Rhea is involved in a number of comic projects, including the monthly comics challenge site “The Radome” and a 350+ page nonfiction graphic novel about gender identity in the Midwest called FINE: A Comic About Gender. You can find more of zir work at rheaewing.com and finecomic.com or connect on Twitter @finecomic. Check out zir work here!
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