Read the latest news about the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, also known as Michfest, MWMF, and the Original Womyn’s Woodstock. Find out about this annual feminist music festival, established 1976 near Hart, Michigan, that is entirely staffed and attended by women. Discover controversy regarding this 'womyn born womyn'-only rule, which some have criticized for its refusal to allow for the entry of transgender women. Find out how bands like the Indigo Girls have ceased performing at Michfest in response to this rule.
The Human Rights Campaign has weighed in on the trans-exclusionary 'womyn born womyn' intention of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, and festival organizers may not like what the national group has to say.
Responding to Twitter questions about her decision to perform at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, which does not admit transgender women, out actor Lea DeLaria announced that she will not participate.