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[[File:| picture=Amy Ray at The Saint in Asbury Park, NJ 04202012 2sm.jpg|thumb|right|Amy Ray on a 2012 tour]]
'''Amy Elizabeth Ray''' (born April 12, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls. She also pursues a solo career and has released six albums under her own name, and founded a record company, Daemon Records.
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| date_birth=April 12, 1964
| place_birth=Decatur, Georgia, USA
| nationality=American
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'''Amy Elizabeth Ray''' (born April 12, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls. She also pursues a solo career and has released six albums under her own name, and founded a record company, Daemon Records.
 
Speaking about her own [[gender identity]] to The Georgia Voice in 2012, she said, "I am half and half and whatever you call me is fine,” she says. “II work every day to be comfortable in my body and in rare transcendent moments, I am, but it’sit's the job of my lifetime to appreciate my physicality and always project what is inside me so I can celebrate this life I’ve been given."<ref name="gavoice">{{Cite web |title=‘Real Man Adventures’ at Charis |author= |work=Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News |date=15 December 2012 |access-date=20 April 2020 |url= https://thegavoice.com/uncategorized/t-cooper-amy-ray-and-scott-turner-schofield-reunite-for-charis-fundraiser-3/}}</ref>
 
In 2013, Indigo Girls announced they would not be performing at Michigan Womyn's Music Festival after that year unless the festival rescinded its [[Cissexism|trans-exclusionary]] "women-born-women" policy, and that Indigo Girls would donate any of their 2013 profits from MichFest to transgender activism.<ref name="Tucker">{{Cite web |title=Is It Wrong to Perform at Michfest? |last=Tucker |first=Karen Iris |work=The Advocate |date=May 28, 2013 |access-date=May 17, 2020 |url= https://www.advocate.com/politics/transgender/2013/05/28/it-wrong-perform-michfest?pg=full}}</ref>
 
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[[Category: Activists]]
[[Category: Nonbinary people]]
[[Category: Performers]]
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