Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival

April 14, 2015

An open letter to Lisa Vogel: I bought my MichFest ticket!

Hi Lisa Vogel, Perhaps you know of me. My name is Autumn Sandeen. I’ve written about MichFest quite a few times over the past seven or […]
August 17, 2014

#TERFweek: In stealth with the TERFs at MichFest

I remember the first time I encountered Transgender Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) transmisogyny face to face. It was years ago in 2011 when I attended the […]
August 14, 2014

#TERFweek: The Changed Language But Consistent Viewpoint Of MichFest’s Lisa Vogel

This is a long form article on MichFest’s co-founder and current producer Lisa Vogel. The article contains extensive text of what Vogel has stated regarding trans […]
April 10, 2013

The Indigo Girls, The Bigotry Of The MWMF WBW Policy, And Peaceful Action

As Cristan Williams pointed out in her recent Transadvocate piece Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, segregation against trans women has been occurring at that festival for a […]
March 14, 2011

If You Dig Michfest, You’re NOT a Trans Ally

I recently had a discussion with a person with cisgender privledge about Michfest. I thought feminist/POC theory taught rather early on that a person who isn’t […]
October 24, 2010

The Rabid, Transphobic Hate-Mongering of the Anti-Pornography Movement

Todays Guest Transadvocate is Dr. Joelle Ruby Ryan. Ryan describes herself as a “transgender, Feminist, Queer, Fat+, Activist, Educator, Writer, Speaker and Firebrand”. She is also […]