“You can’t control women.”
When Desi Lydic learned that the U.S. was ranked number 49th in the world for gender equality by the World Economic Forum in 2017, she was shocked into action. The one-hour Comedy Central special “Desi Lydic: Abroad,” premiering tonight, follows The Daily Show correspondent’s journey around the world in search of a solution.
Handmaids. Witches. Comedians and musicians. These were not your standard #MeToo stories. This was The Witch Hunt, a variety show inspired by the #MeToo movement.
Indignation depicts the challenges that come when three hilariously over-the-top characters—a humanitarian, a wealthy housewife and an ex-political aide—put themselves in charge of a brand-new country.
In a stunning queer and feminist performance that questions the foundations of comedy itself, Gadsby expertly leads viewers beyond the levity of our lives—and through anger, laughter, inspiration and sadness.
In the most recent episode of comedian Michelle Wolf’s new show, “The Break,” she shouts an anthem fit for a more feminist union: “God bless abortions and god bless America!”
“There is a power in gathering folks for a really fun evening. If you are laughing, you still have hope.”
Cameron Esposito is rewriting the rape joke.
If it makes you a “C-word” to stand up for yourself, to work hard, to speak truth to power, to not let a man take advantage of your body, to fight for the rights of marginalized voices—then yes, vagina, I am a cunt!
“I would love for everyone to say ‘I know someone who’s had an abortion, or I know someone who runs a clinic, because I watched CTRL ALT DELETE.'”