The old adage applies: You know her when you see her. Butch is an aesthetic, but it also conveys an attitude and energy. Because part of being butch is owning it, the whole aura around it. What does owning it look like?
Ashley Greene. Age: 27. Enthusiastic young coquette with a luxurious model figure is eager to meet a generous and gallant man gentleman. If you want good sex, cool caresses and violent intercourse with me.
Butch aesthetics: Some lesbians really do prefer butches.
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Ana de Armas. Age: 25. My sensual caressing body groans with desire and passion. My bosom, exuding juices of life-giving moisture, calls you to know what we often know only in our sweet fantasies.
It’s #ButchAppreciationDay, and this is what butch means to me
Being butch is about playing with and challenging traditional binary male and female gender roles and expressions. Yet butches have been around, challenging societal understandings of gender roles, across cultures and throughout history. Butch is not just one thing, as most queer cultures across the globe have their own variation of the term specific to their own social context such as location, race and class. She was a 19th century landowner, industrialist and adventurer, whose diaries recorded her relationships with multiple women.
Butch and femme are terms used in the lesbian subculture  to ascribe or acknowledge a masculine butch or feminine femme identity with its associated traits, behaviors, styles, self-perception, and so on. This concept has been called a "way to organize sexual relationships and gender and sexual identity". Both the expression of individual lesbians of butch and femme identities and the relationship of the lesbian community in general to the notion of butch and femme as an organizing principle for sexual relating varied over the course of the 20th century.