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Equivocation And Lies In Lisa Vogel’s August 18th Statement

in Autumn Sandeen/Fact Checking

(Added emphasis to specific statements by Lisa Vogel and/or official MichFest press releases and documents is added throughout the piece with bolded orange text.) Lisa Vogel posted an official Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (MichFest) statement on her Facebook page on August 18th, 2014. The statement is in regards to MichFest and the long-running womyn-born-womyn policy/intention…

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#TERFweek: The Changed Language But Consistent Viewpoint Of MichFest’s Lisa Vogel

in #TERFweek/Autumn Sandeen/History

This is a long-form article on MichFest’s co-founder and current producer Lisa Vogel. The article contains extensive text of what Vogel has stated regarding trans people over several decades, as well as analysis and commentary on her carefully evolved language, but unevolved perspective, that trans women are males. Lisa Vogel, a co-founder and the producer…

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The Indigo Girls, The Bigotry Of The MWMF WBW Policy, And Peaceful Action

in Autumn Sandeen/Community Activism

As Cristan Williams pointed out in her recent Transadvocate piece Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, segregation against trans women has been occurring at that festival for a very, very long time. Over the years, many intra-LGBT community allies of trans women have spoken out against the policy — including the Lesbians for Justice in 1992, the…

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