Apr 212010
 

I’ve been seeing this video pop up on various blogs and social networking sites all week, but I just now had the time to watch it.

And I cried. A lot. It hit so close to home, to my experiences, to my partners (past and present), to my invisibility, to my having to repeatedly out myself, to everything that I have been, am and will be as a Femme (minus the 5 inch heels, thanks to the arthritis and surgeries). I cried because everything he had to say is so true, so real, and because no one has ever said that out loud where I could hear it.

So thank you Ivan Coyote, who I don’t know, for warming the cockles of this little Femme’s heart, for loving my gender, and for supporting all of us. Thank you.

  2 Responses to “A Thank You To Femmes”

  1. That was fantastic. Thanks for posting it. I always felt somewhere between butch and femme, neither but both. Anyway, that was an awesome video!

  2. You’re welcome. Didn’t it just make you all warm and fuzzy inside?

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