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BUTCH Voices 2013: Butch Gets A Press Pass

Caucasian female, 30 years old, looking away, with one hand shading her eye
Caucasian female, 30 years old, looking away, with one hand shading her eye

Last weekend I had the distinct honor of representing Autostraddle Dot Com at the biennial Butch Voices conference in Oakland, CA. In case you missed my breathless preview article, Butch Voices strives to "enhance and sustain the well-being of all women, female-bodied and trans-identified individuals who are Masculine of Center by providing programs that build community, positive visibility and empower us to advocate for our whole selves inclusive of and beyond our gender identity and sexual orientation."

Shepherding me through this tough-on-the-outside-soft-on-the-inside odyssey was Butch Voices board member Meg McEachin who, in addition to planning, organizing, and executing this entirely volunteer-run event AND fielding all of my pressing questions about lanyards, is also an Outreach Coordinator for Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, which as I'm sure you can imagine has been a heckuva job lately. So let's all take a moment to appreciate Meg, this is Meg:

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