Janice G. Raymond (born January 24, 1943) is an American feminist activist. She is known for her work against violence, sexual exploitation and the "medical abuse" of women. She is also known for her writings and activism against transsexualism. She is retired professor of women's studies and medical ethics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She has published many articles on prostitution and sex trafficking. She lectures around the world on many of these topics through Coalition Against Trafficking in Women.
Career[change | edit source]
In 1993 her most recent book, Women as Wombs: Reproductive Technologies and the Battle over Women’s Freedom was published.
Raymond has received grants from the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. National Institute of Justice, the Ford Foundation, the United States Information Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Norwegian Organization for Research and Development (NORAD), and UNESCO.
Personal life[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- "Janice Raymond - Coalition Against Trafficking of Women". Catwinternational.org. http://www.catwinternational.org/bio_JaniceRaymond.php. Retrieved 2010-03-23.
- Raymond, Janice. (1994). The Transsexual Empire, p. 104
- A Passion for Friends - Google Books. Books.google.com. http://books.google.com/books?id=18Wi0LFLeEYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=janice+raymond,+nun&source=bl&ots=8hhTiR2qrP&sig=4ciwrcbGFl0CwFBtrC8AVYGNCkI&hl=en&ei=s8ZcS-SzNYTV8AaF3tTyBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CA0Q6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=&f=false. Retrieved 2010-03-23.
- Janice Raymond, 2001, A Passion For Friends, p. 79.
- Janice Raymond, 2001, A Passion For Friends, p. 14.
- Cheshire Calhoun, 1994, "Separating Lesbian Theory from Feminist Theory," in Ethics, vol. 104, no. 3.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto by Sandy Stone.
- Where did we go wrong? Feminism and trans theory- two teams on the same side? by Stephen Whittle, 2000.