Crowdfunders Say Men Not Welcome

Although you can donate, if you’re a (cis) male, you’re not welcome to the Man Free (actually named the “Statement”) Music Festival in Sweden.

Started by a Swedish female comedian after reports of sexual abuse at other festivals, the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign has raised its 500,000 kronor (US$65,134) goal from 3,219 backers, offering rewards such as bracelets and comedy classes.

(For you ignorant guys, a “cis male” is someone born a man).

The organizers said some men would be allowed in  if they are  “trans men and [those who identify as] non-binary ….”

http://nordic.businessinsider.com/sweden-comedian-secures-funding-for-man-free-music-festival-2017-10/

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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