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Butch Is Not A Dirty Word

Bi-Annual Print Publication exploring butch identity & culture. Australian bred, Internationally based. Available in select stores or online. Ships 🌍

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For such a dyke heavy account, I’m legitimately shocked at the lack of cat appearances thus far! 🐱 Beautiful photo of Mia by @father.body #butch #butchdyke #butchdykes #dyke #dykeswithcats #catswithdykes #gay #gayisokay #gender #gendernonconforming #nonbinary #lesbiansagainstransphobia #lesbiansofinstagram

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“I was living in a country where it was illegal to be queer” - Karen Rao reflects on some barriers to success when it comes to romantic love between butches, swipe right for a preview and click the link in bio to order our latest issue. @karenellarr 📷 by @nixjstephens #butch #qpoc #qwoc #butchisnotadirtyword #queermasculinity #femalemasculinity #gender #gendernonconforming #dykestowatchoutfor #queersofig #gay #gayisok #gaygaygay #lesbiansofinstgram #andro #androstyle #queer #queersofig #queersofinstagram #butchesbelike #butchesofinstagram #handsomegay #queerportrait #portrait #portraitphotography #butchappreciationday #butchappreciationmonth

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Happy Butch Appreciation Life !!! 😭😭😭😍😍😍 I cant, it’s too beautiful @simmms90

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“I was in bed with someone else when she called, a couple of years later. I jumped out of bed, my lover forgotten. I didn’t even realize how absent I had been with other women until I heard her voice, and it restarted my heart“. In Issue 4 Aneesah tells one of the most tragic dyke love stories of all time 😭 Swipe Right for preview and follow the link in bio to get your copy. @needtorasheed 📷 by @esthergoodboy #butch #qpoc #qwoc #butchisnotadirtyword #queermasculinity #femalemasculinity #gender #gendernonconforming #dykestowatchoutfor #queersofig #gay #gayisok #gaygaygay #lesbiansofinstgram #andro #androstyle #queer #queersofig #queersofinstagram #butchesbelike #butchesofinstagram #handsomegay #queerportrait #portrait #portraitphotography #butchappreciationday #butchappreciationmonth

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“To my disappointment I found that even after coming out, the queer scene didn’t make me feel much better. My friend group consisted entirely of queer millennials to whom butchness seemed to signify an archaic view of sexuality and gender, and the butch identify was treated as outdated and a little embarrassing” - Ciara Stein McGee , an excerpt from her Issue #4 submission entitled “Not Something A Woman Should Want To Be”, swipe right for a preview and click the link in our bio to get your copy. @sookyboi 📷 by Jane Duong. #butch #butchdyke #butchisnotadirtyword #queer #genderqueer #gendernonconforming #butchlesbian #butchlesbians #queermasculinity #femalemasculinity #fucktoxicmasculinity #toxicmasculinitykills #gay #gayisokay #butchfags #butchqueers #lesbiankiss #lesbianlover #lesbiansofinstgram #lesbiansofig #ruralqueers #dykesagainsttransphobia #lesbiansagainsttransphobia #sydney #sydneygay #lgbtqia

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“The pressure to be femme, not just to present in feminine ways or to perform femininity but to literally be femme...is extremely intense for trans women” @dykeadjacent holding it down for the LHB’s and all of our butch trans sisters out there 😍 📷 by @esthergoodboy #butch #butchisnotadirtyword #transbutch #femalemasculinity #queermasculinity #butches #butchesbelike #butchesofinstagram #queer #gender #dykestowatchoutfor #butchesagainsttransphobia #dykesagainsttransphobia #trans #transgender #butchtransgirls @butchtransgirls

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Our photoshoot with @mobilehomo_ was one where we got way tooo many great images and couldn’t decide which to use for print! Here’s one of the “throwaways” (ironically also one of my favs) there’s just somethin’ about a butch and a tiny douge 😍 photo by @esthergoodboy #butch #butchisnotadirtyword #butchappreciationday #butchdyke #butchlesbian #queer #queermasculinity #femalemasculinity #gender #gendernonconforming #butchesofinstagram #dykesofinstagram #dykestowatchoutfor #lgbtqia #queersofinstagram

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What a hectic month it’s been with all of our awesome Issue #4 launch parties! We’re back on the road photographing for Issue 5 and 6 this month. We’re also working on a new site, with which we’ll launch all the awesome photos and media we’ve collated from our launch events. In the mean time, enjoy all the unprinted offcuts of Issue #4 we’ll be posting over the next few, this is the gorgeous @f_k_m_p from Johannesburg South Africa, photographed by @_modiba . Pick up a copy of Issue 4 to read the story of Mutalanes first love and heartbreak 💕 💔 . #butch #qpoc #qwoc #butchisnotadirtyword #queermasculinity #femalemasculinity #gender #gendernonconforming #dykestowatchoutfor #queersofig #gay #gayisok #gaygaygay #lesbiansofinstgram #andro #androstyle #queer #queersofig #queersofinstagram #butchesbelike #butchesofinstagram #handsomegay #queerportrait #portrait #portraitphotography #butchappreciationday #butchappreciationmonth #dykesagainsttransphobia #qpoclivesmatter #printisnotdead

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LAST NIGHTS ISSUE 4 AUSSIE LAUNCH / ARM WRESTLING COMP WAS OUT OF CONTROL 🤣😱 - I LOVE OUR EVER GROWING COMMUNITY. Thankyou everyone for coming out and supporting us and for being all round legends, more on this later!

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