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April 10, 2011

Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme

Come to the Royal Albert Arms, 48 Albert Street, at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 16, for the launch of an amazing new anthology Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme.  

Tickets $5 to $15 (sliding scale) 
doors 7:30 pm  
show 8:00 pm
books available for purchase (Includes a foreword by Joan Nestle)

Featuring readings and performances by contributors: 
Ivan E. Coyote, Zena Sharman , Chandra Mayor  
and special guests: Lizz La La and Wanda Wilson.   

Contributors such as Jewelle Gomez (The Gilda Stories), Thea Hillman (Intersex), S. Bear Bergman (Butch is a Noun), Chandra Mayor (All the Pretty Girls), Amber Dawn (Sub Rosa), Anna Camilleri (Brazen Femme), Debra Anderson (Code White), Anne Fleming (Anomaly), Michael V. Smith (Cumberland), and Zoe Whittall (Bottle Rocket Hearts) explore the parameters, history, and power of a multitude of butch and femme realities.   

It's a raucous, insightful, sexy, and sometimes dangerous look at what the words butch and femme can mean in today’s ever-shifting gender landscape, with one eye on the past and the other on what is to come. 

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Do you have a few hours to volunteer at the launch? 
We need 2-3 people to help with sales and at the door. 
Free admission and eternal gratitude. Contact Insti Tute-Wgs!

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