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The Gossip’s Beth Ditto: “I Feel Like I’m The Butchest Femme”

I feel like I’m the butchest femme, though, with lots of male energy. I don’t think about how I’m holding myself in a dress, always spread-eagle. But I think after I knew I was femme, it was like anything goes with who I’m attracted to.”

Queer singer Beth Ditto of the Gossip, discussing how she interprets her sexuality, in the new issue of the Advocate. Ditto’s memoir, Coal to Diamonds, is out now.