Read more from our Trans Legends oral history project , a growing archive of interviews with transgender icons and pioneers. Throughout the 70s, Stone was part of the famous radical feminist music collective, Olivia Records. But her presence did not go unchallenged. She describes attending a community meeting only to be met with an angry swarm of trans exclusive radical feminists TERFs assembled for the sole purpose of expelling her from her own collective simply because she was assigned male at birth.
Janice G. Raymond born January 24, is an American lesbian radical feminist activist known for her work against violence, sexual exploitation and the medical abuse of women, as well as for her controversial writings and work in opposition to the transgender community. She has published numerous articles on prostitution and sex trafficking. She lectures internationally on many of these topics via Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. Her statements on transsexuality and transsexuals have been criticized by many in the LGBT and feminist communities as transphobic and as constituting hate-speech. Raymond is professor emerita of women's studies and medical ethics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She was a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst from on.
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Looking to the future about gender and transgender, the medical industry, prostitution, lesbian politics and global feminism. When I was asked to speak at the radical feminism conference in London, the organizers asked me to talk about the future of radical feminism. The only way I could address the future was to evoke the past and the present, highlighting some of the milestones of radical feminist activism in my own life and work, with the hope that the history of radical feminist ideas and activism can generate some wisdom about the future.