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October 16, 2019 at 8:37 am

Reuters Quotes Marsan on Stark Choice Facing America’s ‘Women’s Lands’

Loran Marsan, portrait

Dr. Loran Marsan

Dr. Loran Renee Marsan was quoted in a Reuters story headlined “Evolve or die: the stark choice facing America’s ‘women’s lands.'”

Marsan is Assistant Professor of Instruction of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University.

…The Susan B. Anthony Memorial Unrest Home Women’s Land Trust (SuBAMUH) in Ohio faces similar challenges…. To find new residents, SuBAMUH opened up to all and in 2018, two couples moved there – one lesbian and the other a man and someone who identifies as non-binary. The second couple has since left and been replaced by two women.

“It was known to be a trans-exclusionary space,” said Loran Marsan, 39, a professor who studies LGBT+ issues at Ohio University and moved to SuBAMUH with her wife in May 2018.

“I know a lot of people like me don’t want to be in that space.”

Read more at Reuters.

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