In the 1950s and 1960s the term chi-chi was used to mean the same thing. Some lesbians accept to act in scenes which include guys as well, but that doesn't make them less gay. Extreme Butch—You are an absolute role traditionalist. I mean, who can order a drink from someone that beautiful without accidentally buying the whole bar a round? If people force you to choose, then those aren't the kind of people you want to hang around with anyway! Is it a mix of those things or none of them at all? They take no shit from anyone, and would protect their femme with their life. Feminist Butch—You are the social fighter, the radical for justice, the one who will get the job done. Me trying to tone it down would be like putting lipstick on a pig, it is still a pig. The movement of the late 1960s and 1970s forced butches and femmes underground, as radical lesbian feminists found lesbian gender roles to be a disappointing and oppressive replication of heterosexual lifestyle.
You are heavily into technology, computers, and fun lil gadgets to play with. Regardless of how she explains herself, a butch always needs to be with a woman who understands her. She may however have changed her sexual behavior or identity. More ramblings can be found at. We will be happy to answer questions or fix mistakes on this article.
The Lipstick Lesbian Traits: Quirky Fashion, Liquid Eye-liner, Long Hair. The power lesbian is a lesbian with her shit together! Drag kings are often lesbian, but not always. But that question might be one reason why we we keep working on defining these words, while always grounded in the knowledge that a woman begins and ends as an adult human female in all her various and glorious forms. Social Perspectives in Lesbian and Gay Studies: A Reader. Only time will tell if this new word takes off. Often thought of as passive, dulcet, timid little things with long locks of hair; prissy dresses; great big fawn eyes; a high, baby-doll voice; the courage of a lamb and the intelligence of a gardenia. Once married or committed though, you tend to withdraw into your own interests and take her companionship for granted.
Family is not terribly important to you, and odds are good you came from a home where that was not the primary issue. Usually is only used by people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans. Dani would have had to be a very inventive little futch at 11 to be the word's progenitor. I even see this in close friends and relatives. Alternate Definition: To be bisexual is to be attracted to a person regardless or gender or sex.
Logic and mathematics fascinate you, and you have a very good memory. To me, butch is like an adult. I'm kind of a mix between a Chapstick Lesbian, Soft Butch, Blue Jeans Femme, Futch, and a Pillow Queen that one is only slight, I'm really submissive in bed, and it's not that I don't like to pleasure my partner, I just kinda suck at it and I just can't be dominate no matter how hard I try, I get too shy and nervous. You are concerned about social issues, but prefer to watch and wait, taking the occasional safe political action such as voting or sending an e-mail opinion. In clothing you go for the practical, not always bothering with the concept of neatness if that interferes with comfort or the time it takes to get dressed.
Butch and femme are terms used in the subculture to ascribe or acknowledge a butch or femme identity with its associated traits, behaviors, styles, self-perception, and so on. Knows all the best lesbian bars and owns a motorbike. Butch cuts are oftentimes groomed with hair wax. Alternate Definition: A traditionally feminine woman. You have a streak of the exhibitionist in you with a tendency to wear revealing sexy clothing, or at least as far as you feel you can get away with and not look distasteful. Butch and femme are a very misunderstood topic, even among lesbians. You prefer to wear black, have very short hair, never wear dresses, and prefer work shoes or boots.
While you painstakingly make your appearance femme in public, it is not uncommon for you to relax and strip off that makeup at home — as long as you are alone or only with a good friend. Others like to joke about them. Strong Femme—You identify as female rather than femme, or as a male with an open mind to female issues. Ellen replied, she was more of a chapstick lesbian. Although femmes also fought back, it became primarily the role of butches to defend against attacks and hold the bars as gay women's space.
Practical Femme—You are more mentally femme than physically. They tend to be influenced by urban and cultures and are often, but not always, Afro-American. It doesnt matter if they are ugly or pretty. The sport dyke lesbian The isn't characterized so much as being attracted to other women as much as she is obsessed with her sport of choice. They are sex workers, that doesn't turn them into objects.