BUTCH is a environmental portraiture project and exploration of the butch aesthetic, identity and presentation of female masculinity as it stands in 2013-14. It is a celebration of those who dwell outside of the stringent social binary that separates the sexes and a glimpse into the private and often unseen spaces of people who exude their authentic sense of self.
BUTCH is a celebration of those who choose to exist and identify outside of this binary that has never allowed any accepted crossover. BUTCH is inviting viewers into private lives of female masculinity and suggesting a resilience in nature’s insistence that there is more depth to masculinity and femininity than societal norms care to entertain. Who is policing gender presentation, and why? The fashion world has been asking the same question for ages. Are we ready for the answers now? It is undeniable that we are born with the sex organs that we are born with, but why are so we threatened by what others choose to claim as their gender presentation? Are we ready for these explanations? Or are we more afraid of the question? - keep reading
On the set of ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ in Baton Rouge, LA (5.21.14)
I cannot fucking wait.
Hey, if you feel like talking about Elliot Rodgers today and start to use the phrases “not all men,” “it’s not a gender thing,” “but he had mental illness,” “women treat men poorly, too,” STOP.
He left a 7 minute video, an internet history, and a written manifesto that is:
TL;DR, I hate women and I’m going to kill them.
There’s no questions WHY. So stop.