Michelle Josef (born 1954) is a Canadian musician and transgender activist.
Josef was born Bohdan Hluszko. Under her former name, Josef was already established as one of Canada's leading session drummers, and has continued her career in music. She has appeared on albums by Prairie Oyster, Doug Sahm, Jo-El Sonnier, Wild Strawberries, Sylvia Tyson, Long John Baldry, Scott B. Sympathy, Big Rude Jake, and Sharon, Lois and Bram. She is a member of Canadian roots super group Hey Stella!
In 1998, she received a Canadian Country Music Award for drummer of the year.
- ^ Wallace, James (November 20, 2004). "Gender game: Ontario Liberals reneg on health-care promise", Toronto Star, p. B10.
- ^ a b c Gill, Alexandra (December 4, 1998). "Transsexual bangs the drum loudly in tiff with Prairie Oyster", The Globe and Mail, p. C9.