The Official BUTCH Voices Fundraiser

$1,605 of $10k goal

Raised by 38 people in 43 months
Butch Voices  SAN DIEGO, CA


BUTCH Voices


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"BUTCH Voices is a place to share our struggles and histories- really appreciating, our often maligned selves, in all our variety. The conference embodies homecoming, remembering the past, and draws on its strength to rebuild a better butch community."
-2013 BUTCH Voices Conference Attendee


The meaningful words above score the high-spirited energy of the 2013 National Biennial BUTCH Voices Conference. One cannot help to reflect on the conference's most memorable moments: receiving a third city proclamation from Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large; partnering with Saint Harridan to celebrate the diversity of masculine-of-center and trans bodies and fashion; savoring grub from butch-owned Café Gabriela; showcasing international award-winning film Stud Life by CampbellX, a 2009 BUTCH Voices Conference presenter; listening to the awe-inspiring words from keynotes- CherrÍe Moraga and Jay Toole. And most importantly, hearing the countless valuable stories of how attending BUTCH Voices changed participants' lives. There's no denying how powerful our community is, especially when we support one another!


Since 2008, BUTCH Voices has been dedicated to building a masculine-of-center community. At the core we are about improving the recognition and respect for masculine-of-center people and their families. This year's conference proved our commitment by enforcing deeper accessibility; providing safer space to address prevailing issues of racism, transphobia and misogyny within butch circles; and fully utilizing social media to promote daily positive representation of butches, studs, machas, and other masculine-of-center folks. We love the cultural work we do but, despite its extraordinary gains- we currently need your financial support.



While the 2013 BUTCH Voices Conference is the third biennial conference, it is produced solely through the efforts of an all-volunteer board and a minimal budget. As our commitment grows to enhance awareness and solidarity, we ask that enthusiastic partners and allies like you take the pledge. Without your donation, BUTCH Voices runs the risk of subsidence. Help us close 2013 and continue to build better community by making a financial contribution today.


No matter how big or small, your investment in the BUTCH Voices campaign shows your dedication to a progressive movement now and beyond. Please support the need for safe space and your BUTCH Voices.
Thank you again, and we look forward to your continued support!

Joe LeBlanc
BUTCH Voices Founder & Board Chair
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Update 2
Posted by Meg McEachin
43 months ago
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Scroll down on our page to watch the new video "Baking for BUTCH Voices!"
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Update 1
Posted by Meg McEachin
43 months ago
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We've added a video of the highlights of the 2011 conference to the fundraising page! Spread it around and share the love! We need to kick this into high gear, folks.
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Susan Chapman
43 months ago

Hilarious baking video!! Thanks for that!! lol

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$1,605 of $10k goal

Raised by 38 people in 43 months
Created September 20, 2013
JK
$35
Jay Kesler-Walls
40 months ago (Monthly Donation)
JK
$35
Jay Kesler-Walls
41 months ago (Monthly Donation)
JK
$35
Jay Kesler-Walls
42 months ago (Monthly Donation)
JR
$105
Jack Reinagel
43 months ago
CA
$105
Catherine Acevedo
43 months ago
SS
$15
Simone Sequeira
43 months ago
MJ
$15
Miriam Janove
43 months ago
$35
Anonymous
43 months ago
SC
$150
Salena Clayton
43 months ago
KS
$15
Krista Smith
43 months ago
Susan Chapman
43 months ago

Hilarious baking video!! Thanks for that!! lol

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