When mourning what was good about Michfest, blame its poor leadership for the loss.
While transgender women become increasingly visible, there is one place where the promise of shared womanhood does not include them.
A perennial source of controversy, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival's 'womyn born womyn' intention comes under fire from one of the state's largest LGBT advocacy organizations.
The singer-songwriter tells The Advocate she opposes Michfest's intention to exclude trans women but will still headline the event.
Michfest organizer Lisa Vogel clarifies that trans women aren't banned — they just aren't wanted on the land.