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bulldagger

1. A derogatory and highly offensive term for a woman, especially a lesbian, who is aggressively masculine in appearance or manner. Typically used in reference to black lesbians.
2. A reclaimed term used by homosexuals to describe such a woman. Yeah, I'm a bulldagger who's attracted to femmes.
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bull-dagger

verb
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Punks, bulldaggers, and welfare queens: The radical potential of queer politics?
Cohen, CJ 1997, 'Punks, bulldaggers, and welfare queens: the real radical potential of queer politics?' GLQ, vol, 3, no.
(14) Cathy Cohen, "Punks, Bulldaggers and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?" Feminist Theory 4, no.
Cohen CJ (1997) Punks, bulldaggers, and welfare queens: The radical potential of queer politics?
As aventuras experimentais linguisticas, epistemologicas, representacionais e politicas vinculadas aos muitos de nos que podem em certos momentos sentirem-se movidos a descrever-se como (entre muitas outras possibilidades) femmes forcosas, fadas radicais, fantasistas, travestis, clones, malta do cabedal, senhoras de fato e gravata, mulheres feministas ou homens feministas, masturbadores, bulldaggers, divas, rainhas do Snap!, passivas masculas, contadoresde-estorias, transsexuais, tias, wannabes, homens de identificacao lesbica ou lesbicas que dormem com homens ou ...
"Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?" In Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology, edited by Patrick E.
Cohen, Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?, 3 GLQ 437, 441 (1997) (making visible the "disjuncture ...
Cohen, "Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?" GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 3, no.
(30) Cathy Cohen, "Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?," Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology (2006): 23.
"Punks, bulldaggers and Welfare Queens: the Radical Potential of Queer Politics?" in Blasius, M., (ed.), Sexual Identities, Queer Politics.
Cohen, "Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?," in Sexual Identities, Queer Politics, ed.
The experimental linguistic, epistemological, representational, political adventures attaching to the very many of us who may at times be moved to describe ourselves as (among many other possibilities) pushy femmes, radical faeries, fantasists, drags, clones, leatherfolk, ladies in tuxedoes, feminist women or feminist men, masturbators, bulldaggers, divas, Snap!
Cathy Cohen expresses this position in her article Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?, (138) where she too laments the failed potential of queer politics.
"bulldaggers." Jackson recorded many strong-women songs such
I am enormously attracted to women who are bulldaggers. I'm even attracted to my boyfriend's sister.