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Connecting to internet validating identity

Pro-skateboarder Esther Godoy was in her twenties when she first saw a fellow masculine-looking, or “butch”, woman celebrated in a photograph.

We also introduce a marketing-relevant typology to conceptualize virtual communities, based on the distinction between virtual communities.

Our survey-based study, which was conducted across a broad range of virtual communities, supports the proposed model and finds further that virtual community type moderates consumers' reasons for participating, as well as the strengths of their impact on group norms and social identity.

“My understanding of the term 'butch; is ever-changing and evolving,” she says.

"The more people I speak to the more I understand that the term and the identity is totally subjective to who’s using it.

I think that’s probably been its major point of difference," she says.

, she doesn’t want her own definition of butch to dominate its pages.

For me personally it’s a means of connecting both my external masculinity and my internal femininity.