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OUTCOME OF CONTROVERSY
MANA, like many liberal women’s organizations, quickly accepted the demands of the trans gender community to change its language to be gender-neutral. They had a speaker, Sam Killerman, and they have accepted his views of gender.
Some of the women who came to the table told me that at the opening Plenary Session, a MANA speaker had said that MANA “is still discussing the issue”, so they had the impression that perhaps there would be a reversal of MANA’s change. No one has offered to discuss the issue any further with Mary Lou or Michelle, both of whom have been active in the organization for years and held high office.