An interesting femme phenomenon of late
I have been following blogs and podcasts of several queer femmes for some time.
I have also noticed a curious trend in recent months: many of them are changing their names to that of a plant.
A femme became Yarrow somewhere, then another femme became Poplar elsewhere.
It's not like there has been any kind of coordination; it is almost as if this is happening spontaneously.
A renegade thexlogian, originally trained in Evangelical Protestant theological background, but along the way evolved through ecofeminism, queer and/or feminist thexlogy, liberation thexlogy, Catholic social teachings, and New Thought thexlogy. Currently working on M.Div. Research interests: history of female leadership and evolution of its thexlogy and praxis in the U.S., especially in the context of contemporary social and political trends. Telegraph @salixlucida or Keybase @willowthefairy (they/she)
Join the movement!
Become part of the new and emergent movement exploring a distinctively queer femme thexlogy and culture-making. Willow will send you exclusive members-only contents, resources, and study materials from time to time.
In order to encourage civility and to respect your privacy, a comment form is not available here. Disqus and Facebook are two common comment forms that can be embedded here, but both sites feed numerous tracking cookies into your browser and monitor what websites or blogs you visit. If we self-host a comment form, your IP address would be logged and stored on our server in plain text. Both options are unacceptable in light of the recent news.
Therefore, we request all private comments to be sent via Telegram or via Keybase. Your comments (they will be anonymized and any personally identifiable information will be edited out for your privacy) may be publicly responded to as a stand-alone article.