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11th April 2010, 10:09 AM
just wanted to share this thread with you all - especially for anyone that identifies as femme...
only put it in chat and gossip to give it more airplay
12th April 2010, 08:02 PM
i didn't read, but for me, being dyke-ish, i find it harder as everyone seems to be femme =/
12th April 2010, 10:13 PM
yeh definitely! and it depends what scene youre in pheonix...
thanks jules for showing me this film in the first place. x
13th April 2010, 03:34 AM
That was a fantastic doco GF, thanks:)
Not much of a femme myself, but it was fascinating and a whole new perspective for me because I didn't even realise this issue existed. Like pheonix, most of the lesbians I know are femmes. I've always felt like a bit of an outsider amongst them.
I liked the girl who was saying that just because she's more of 'girly girl' doesn't mean she takes a back seat, or isn't aggressive. I thought it was a great point. Seems like everywhere there is that effort to reinforce traditional gender roles.
13th April 2010, 08:36 AM
Yea, was an awesome doco Gold femme thanks for posting it for us!
13th April 2010, 07:53 PM
yes mum, will do. i didn't mean to belittle or dismiss, just what i feel.
but i'll have to wait a while to watch, i've used up my bandwidth watching les dramas...*blush*
17th April 2010, 08:54 AM
I never saw myself as Femme, but after watching this...
Actually, I don't quite understand all this stuff. Why do women classify themselves? I like butchy women, but then I can swing. Depends on the energy of the girl, not necessarily how they identify or classify themselves.
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