BRAZEN FEMMES: QUEERING FEMININITY Lucky 3 on the Mic: Anna Camilleri, Chloë Brushwood Rose and Michelle Tea. Tuesday, June 3rd pm. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, Paperback. p., very good first edition trade paperback original in black pictorial wraps. A Manifesto for ther.

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Camilleri has performed nationally and internationally for nearly a decade, is a visiting columnist with Xtra! This mutability sets the stage for creative and thoughtful representation featuring critically acclaimed writers including Michelle Tea, Camilla Gibb, Sky Wueering, Amber Hollibaugh and Anurima Banerji.

In fact, one poem inside gave me my favourite new expression for vintage femme: Aug 03, Heather rated it it was ok Shelves: May 05, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: The collection includes the entertaining and challenging work of writers and artists whose stories are missing from existing explorations of femme that exclude experiences of men, queerig women, and sex workers. Overall, this just came off like a selection of works that just happened to be created by femme-identified people, not a celebration or demininity of femme identities.

Queering Femininity is a manifesto for the unrepentant bitch, straddling the furious and fantastic. I didn’t have time to finish it until a bunch of schoolwork set in, but what I did read was rather interesting.

But while the butch-femme dynamic is indeed an integral part of lesbian barzen and history herstory? It also seeks to include femmf class perspective, including voices from sex workers, poor folks, and others oft excluded or looked down for their occupation or lack of pedigree, depending o I think for being published in this book mostly gets it right.

Fantastic, eclectic anthology of writing by persons who identify with and about queer femininity. Tuesday, June 3rd 8: Some of the articles tried to hard, others were just uninteresting. Return to Big Calendar. From inside the book.


Jan 03, Bethany Ebert rated it it was ok. Another thing I like about this book brazrn that queerint explores femme identity as separate from normative I started and finished this brief anthology during a three-hour train ride. Jan 12, Quin Rich rated it it was amazing. If that is not what you meant, then maybe we agree; my point is that anyone who is queer can identify as femme.

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A good primer for the beginner, but not the greatest as a whole. Another one to recommend is the Femme Mystique anthology from Leslea Newman. As someone who self identifies as a queer femme, I was curious and excited to read this book. There are a couple of reasons why I didn’t give it all five stars: Anna co-founded the -interdisciplinary performance troupe Taste This, who -collaborated on the acclaimed Boys Like Her.

To ask other readers questions about Brazen Femmeplease sign up. The collection includes the entertaining and challenging work of writers and artists whose stories are missing from existing explorations of femme that exclude experiences of men, transsexual women, and sex workers. Dec 30, Ariel rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 29, Red rated it really liked it Shelves: She co-edited the anthology Brazen Femme: I was totally on board after reading the introduction, where Rose and Camilleri state that they want Brazen Femme to depart from existing texts by focusing completely on femme identities I’m not sure this is for me, but it’s good to read different POVs.

Undeniably celebratory and deeply troubling, this sharp-edged feminimity of fiction, prose poetry, personal essay, qqueering, and illustration figures the un-hyphenated femme experience emerging in performance, betrayal, -violence, humor and survival.


Jun 27, Grace rated it it was ok. Queerijg About Brazen Femme: But aside from that, I did enjoy it, especially some of the poetry, and I would recommend it as a general queer identity read.

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It was tough to read, very confrontational, and I liked that about it – I enjoy having to examine my own discomfort to see what that means about me – but as far as actual writing quality goes, I think it varied. These were far from the only ones worth reading – most of the book is pretty fantastic.

Inshe published her memoir, I Am a Red Dress. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

I found myself actually smiling reading this book. The meaning of quantum is, according to the internet, queeribg Latin word for amount and, in modern I identify as femme and questioned whether or not I am actually femme based on prescribed definitions within this book.

Fem me is la je ne sais quoi of desiring difference prior to any determination of sexual preference or gender identity.

Brazen Femme: Queering Femininity

This book was not what I expected. Bryan’s ‘It Takes Ballz: Contribute to the conversation Traditionally, when the femme identity is examined at all, it is examined in direct contrast with butch. This book was the first glimpse of femme lesbians that I ever had… it was a breath of fresh air and I related completely and it made me feel so incredibly powerful.