This division was mainly along class lines, with the middle-class, educated women in the feminist camp, and the rest of us hanging around in bars, dressed in butch and femme attire and coupling up along those lines. Feminist theory rejected the notion of gender rules, and recognised masculinity and femininity Lookin for butchstraight guys socially constructed rather than innate. I and many other feminists butchstraught often severely punished and discriminated against for refusing to conform to gender.
Our butch sisters, who had rejected fuys only to embrace stereotypical masculine Webcam girls Stephenville and behaviours, often suffered more that those of us attempting a gender-neutral stance. These women did not wish to pass as men — they were very proudly lesbian — and wore their butchness as a badge of honour.
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Today, the old butches are a dying breed. The veterans of the Gateways club are now as likely to blend in with the rest of us than wear a suit, tie and starched shirt. And many butchsrtaight women are meeting us lesbians somewhere in the middle, and are also rejecting feminine fripperies, now that the punishment Lookin for butchstraight guys doing so — after five decades of feminism — is less severe.
During a recent trip to Sweden, for example, I thought most women I saw in the street were lesbians, and the men sitting Lookin for butchstraight guys in cafes with their babies, gay dads. It would appear that many folk can only cope with women as feminine and men as masculine. A number of lesbians I know who are on the butch side have been asked when they are transitioning.
Being openly and proudly butch has now, as DeLaria says, become something that many in Lokin lesbian community look down on. This, I would argue, is a product of plain old sexism and misogyny.
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Many lesbians seem to seek male approval by not looking too different from the women they judge to be acceptable. Thankfully, the butch behaviour of old — such as smoking cigars, going to strip clubs, and parodying classic male behaviour — is dying out.
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