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In 1976, 19 year old Lisa Vogel, her sister Kristie, and Mary Kindig, created the We Want the Music Collective in Michigan as a response to misogyny, homophobia, and sexism -- as observed by them when they witnessed female singers and stagehands harassed by men at other festivals and venues.

The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival was born.
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One of the first performers at MichFest was Meg Christian -- whose song, Ode to a Gym Teacher, won her a league of fans as she spoke about how "being a female meant you could still be strong."

Meg Christian"s Ode to a Gym Teacher
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